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
"Critical Psychological Principles of Learning and Instruction Applied to Gifted 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
"Bringing GT Learner Principles to Life in the Classroom"

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 management strategies
• Twice-exceptional learners
• Grading differentiated assignments
• Using Foldables(TM) to organize information
• Perfectionism and procrastination
• Digital Learning in the classroom
• Lifelong Learning for the 21st Century Skills
• Teaching coding
• Using bibliotherapy in gifted education
• Using preassessment to differentiate
• Update on GT education in Texas

*For offline registration, please call 254-710-2171