Information for Educators

Opportunity to Earn Continuing Education Hours
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017
Paul Foster Business Campus, Baylor University
 8:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
Cost:  $100 (Light Breakfast and Lunch included)

This conference is intended for individuals who teach and administer programs for gifted and advanced learners. Nationally known speakers will describe ways that psychological science can enhance teaching and learning for GT students. Gifted education specialists will describe specific classroom strategies and practices in implementing a curriculum in their school districts and classrooms.

Keynote addresses presented by nationally known speakers:

Morning Keynote Session
"American Psychological Association’s Top 20 Principles for GT Learners"

Dr. Rena Subotnik, Director of the Center for Psychology in the Schools and Education at American Psychological Association

Dr. Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Director of the Center for Talent Development at

Northwestern University

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Afternoon Keynote Session
"Authentic Assessment for GT Learners"

Dr. David Weber, noted author and speaker for International Baccalaureate

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Morning and Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Informative sessions from central Texas gifted education specialists on topics including

• Social and emotional development
• Instructional classroom management
• Twice-exceptional learners
• Grading differentiated assignments
• Using Foldables to organize information
• Creativity and preassessment
• Perfectionism
• Developing advanced academics programs
• Technology in the classroom
• Project-Based Learning
• 21st Century Skills
• Technology in the high school
• Individual effects and Impact?