Sunday, February 14, 2016

Events and News

21st Annual IAGC Convention

2016 booklet coverTHANK YOU to attendees, presenters, and exhibitors from throughout Illinois and the nation!Jose Tony Michele April Rima Paula

Three days were filled with marvelous presentations from speakers with both national and local perspectives on the issues for the gifted children in our lives, both teaching and parenting.

See links below to handouts from several presenters; they will be available until the end of February.

Visit the Awards & Scholarships webpage to see the names of the recipients of this year's awards.

Presenter Handouts - click on the links to download

Patricia Steinmeyer

Patricia Steinmeyer 

Now We're Talking: Increasing Academic Rigor Through Speaking and Listening



DelisleJim Delisle 

Intensities and the Gifted Child: Seeking the Eye of the Hurricane

Video: Meeting the Complex Needs of Gifted Kids



Deb DouglasDeb Douglas 

Jumpstart to Self-Advocacy

Advocates Rights & Responsibilities

Matching Program to Profile

Which Program Options are Right for You? 


GT Programming Roles and Responsibilities

Learner Profile


Penny KolloffPenny Britton Kolloff 

Handout and Bibliography




carolyn coilCarolyn Coil

Differentiation for Students in the Regular Classroom
Challenging the “Hidden” Gifted Underachiever
What To Do for Stressed-out Kids
Teaching Tools for the 21st Century


Bob IsemingerBob Iseminger
Brain Based Learning
Integrating Creativity into the Standard Curriculum
Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Standard Curriculum
Multiple Intelligences Scavenger Hunt



Rebecca KleistRebecca Kleist
Bring Social Studies to Life with Differentiated Engaging Units 





megan foley nicponMegan Foley Nicpon 

Exploring the Social and Emotional Needs of Twice-Exceptional Children

The latest on twice exceptionality research to inform practice

Practical Strategies for Working with Gifted Students with ADHD and ASD

with Susannah Wood: Counseling in Gifted Education: Where we've come and where we're going



Pam ClinkenbeardPamela Clinkenbeard

Motivation and the Brain



 Mark your calendar for our 22nd Annual Gifted Convention, February 5-7, 2017.

Thank you again for this year, and see you next year!



Mary Ann Paradise and Jane Gorman

Convention Co-chairs