Schedule

 

MONDAY 7/12
TUESDAY 7/13
WEDNESDAY 7/14
MORNING KEYNOTES: 9:00 – 10:00 AM EST.
Joseph Renzulli and Sally Reis
Del Siegle
Rachel McAnallen
STRAND BLOCK A: 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM EST.
  1. Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM)—Renzulli & Reis
    1. Elementary—Thom
    2. Middle/High School—Brigandi
    3. Using SEM in the Classroom—Waicunas
    4. Implementing SEM for Administrators, Coordinators, and School Leaders—Quatrano & Spataro
  2. Meeting the Needs of Your Student Mathematicians (Grades K – 8)—Firmender
  3. What's the Big Idea? Teaching with Concepts for Meaning, Depth, and Rigor—Little
  4. Understanding Underachievement and Increasing Student Motivation—Siegle
STRAND BLOCK B: 12:00 – 1:15 PM EST.
  1. Brains Wired Differently: Understanding and Supporting 2e Students—Baum
  2. Enrichment Clusters: A Practical Plan for Real-World, Student-Driven Learning—Gentry
  3. Creating Positive Social and Emotional Environments for Talented Students—Hébert
  4. Creative Storytelling: Making Learning Creative and Kinesthetic—Herman
  5. Learning to Think, Thinking to Learn: Strategies to Promote Deeper Thinking, Inquiry, and Reasoning—Leppien
  6. Rigor Not Rigor mortis: Escalating ELA, Literacy, and Thinking for High Ability Students—Richards
STRAND BLOCK C: 1:45 – 3:00 PM EST.
  1. Hands-on Enrichment in Science—Bothmer
  2. Curriculum Compacting and Differentiation in the Mixed-Ability Classroom (Grades K – 6)—Gilson
  3. Differentiating Curriculum AND Instruction—Kaplan
  4. Infusing the SEM: Head, Heart, Gut—Waicunas
AFTERNOON KEYNOTES: 3:30 – 4:30 PM EST.
Marcia Gentry
Susan Baum
Sandra Kaplan