Gifted Students: More than just smart kids

Summary:

It's easy to focus solely on the powerful thinking of our gifted students. However their intricate minds are just one layer out of many. Let's examine their emotional complexities, social challenges, and internal pressures at home and in the classroom. And, as we learn more about our gifted children, let's equip them with tools to learn about themselves.

Attendee Takeaways:
  • Techniques for working with children who have:
    • Uneven development
    • Personality variences
    • Heightened sensitivities
    • Feelings of fraud amongst the gifted
Who Should Attend:
  • ATPE members
  • TAGT members
  • TAGT convention attendees
Certificate of Completion:

CPE Hours Completed: 1 hour

Webinar Information:

Date Presented: Thursday, November 29, 2012 5:00 PM Central
Length: 60 minutes followed by Q&A
Registration Fee: Free

Presenters:

Ian Byrd

Biographies:

Ian Byrd writes about gifted education at Byrdseed.com and develops videos at Byrdseed.tv. He taught gifted 6th graders in southern California. Before becoming a teacher, he was a gifted student himself and earned a degree in computer science. Ian also teaches interest-based classes to students after school and travels to speak with teachers.


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