The conference will be hosted at the Scholars Academy on Friday March 29th from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Notable Presenters include:
Richard Dennis Courtright, PhD, gifted education specialist for Duke TIP. Dr. Courtright will run two sessions: Gifted & Talented Students: Potential Problems and Pitfalls and “JUST THE FACTS”: Understanding Our Gifted Children & Their Education
Kristen R. Stephens, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Duke University, Session Title: See, Think, Wonder: Using Visual Thinking Strategies To Develop Critical Thinking and Literacy Skills
Cindy Gilson, PhD., Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Session Title: All About Soccer, by Zach…Wait! Is This Project Challenging Enough?
Evelyn Metcalf, SENG Board President, AIG Teacher. Session Title: Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted, SENG 101.
In addition, presentations by Scholars Academy staff
to include topics for teachers, administrators, and parents of gifted students. A full list of session titles coming soon!