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Saturday, February 23


Personalizing Learning to Close the Achievement Gap
Limited Capacity seats available

Our gifted learners crave more choice and voice in the classroom. This workshop will provide a practical guide for educators using a technology toolbox to reach our students. Choice boards and playlists are innovative ways to promote equity in your classroom to reach all learners. Please bring a device and have a lesson or unit in mind that you would like to revise using personalized learning. We will take differentiation to the next level!

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Lori Leibowitz

District Coordinator of Gifted and Talented, Norwalk Public Schools
Lori Leibowitz is an experienced administrator and advocate for advanced learners. Having presented about personalized learning all over the country, Lori brings her passion of reaching all learners while challenging and bringing out students’ full potential. Currently Lori is the... Read More →
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Jessica Stargardter

Gifted and Talented Teacher, Norwalk Public Schools
Jessica Stargardter holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Connecticut. Jessica’s experience with students includes teaching at the Summer Institute for the Gifted on Yale’s campus and the Dr. Joseph S. Renzulli Gifted and Talented Academy... Read More →

Saturday February 23, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Smoketree D Room
Sunday, February 24


Deepening Knowledge through Visual Arts and Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will provide examples on how to deepen knowledge in various content areas by using applications such as the Prompts of Depth and Complexity and the integration of visual arts and technology. Attendees will see how the use of interactive presentation tools can be embedded with visual prompts which challenge students to think in deeper and more complex ways across the disciplines, while retaining a focus on visual arts instruction.

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Alicia Weyeneth

Administrator, Curriculum and Instruction, Compton Unified School District
Alicia Weyeneth is an Administrator for the Department of Educational Services: Curriculum and Instruction for the Compton Unified School District. Ms. Weyeneth oversees the District’s GATE and VAPA programs. She has been a strong supporter of pushing students to higher levels as... Read More →

Sunday February 24, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Smoketree D Room

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