Schedule

 

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MONDAY 7/11
TUESDAY 7/12
WEDNESDAY 7/13
MORNING KEYNOTES: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT.
Joseph Renzulli and Sally Reis
Erik Francis
Fiona Vernal
STRAND BLOCK A: 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM EDT.
  1. Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM)—Renzulli & Reis (Monday Overview)
    [SEM Breakout Strands meet on Tues. and Wed.]
    1. Elementary—Brandon
    2. Middle/High School—Brigandi
    3. Principals & Coordinators—Quatrano & Spataro
    4. Using SEM in the Classroom—Waicunas
  2. Meeting the Needs of Your Student Mathematicians (Grades K–8)—Firmender *Only available as live session
  3. Challenging Students with Engaging Questions—Francis
  4. Bright Kids Coping with a Complex World with Grace and Grit—Hébert
  5. Designing Personalized Learning Experiences—Housand
  6. Rigor Not Rigor mortis: Escalating ELA, Literacy & Thinking for High Ability Students—Richards
STRAND BLOCK B: 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM EDT.
  1. Brains Wired Differently: Understanding and Supporting 2e Students—Baum
  2. Challenging Talented Readers with the SEM-R—Eckert
  3. Enrichment Clusters: A Practical Plan for Real-World, Student-Driven Learning—Gentry
  4. Let's Be Scientists!—Heilbronner
  5. Creative Storytelling: Making Learning Creative and Kinesthetic—Herman
  6. Differentiating Curriculum AND Instruction—Kaplan
  7. Using Curriculum Compacting and Type III Enrichment to Engage and Enrich Your Students—Quatrano & Spataro
  8. Books as Mentors: A Wide Range of Literature and Expository Texts for Igniting Readers, Thinkers, and Activists—Richards
  9. The Scholar Identity Model™: Motivating High Ability Underrepresented Underachievers—Whiting
STRAND BLOCK C: 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM EDT.
  1. Using Texts to Teach Gifted Learners that "What Just Is Isn't Always Justice"—Fogarty
  2. Access Denied/System Failure: Access, Equity, and Missingness in Gifted Education: Status and Actions—Gentry & Whiting
  3. Helping Bright Guys Become Awesome Men—Hébert
  4. Integrating Arts and Creativity into the Core Curriculum—Lacina
  5. Going for Depth: Strategies for Promoting Deeper Learning—Leppien
  6. Big Ideas and Big Questions: Approaches for Engaging Students in Higher-Level Thinking—Little
  7. Creative Mathematics Is Not an Oxymoron—McAnallen
  8. Motivation and Reversing Underachievement—Siegle
  9. Infusing the SEM: Head, Heart, Gut—Waicunas
LIVE SPECIAL SESSIONS: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT.
Special Topics
Special Topics
Brian Housand