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COMING THIS APRIL!
IAGC is excited to offer TWO amazing IN PERSON Workshops!
Shannon Anderson has taught for 25 years from first grade through college level and also coordinated the K-6 gifted program for her school corporation for the last 12 years. She was named one of the 10 Teachers who "awed and inspired" the Today Show in 2019. Shannon is also an award-winning children's book author and frequent keynoter at teaching and writing conferences. Learn more about her at www.shannonisteaching.com.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Wyndham Springfield City Centre
How to Cultivate Creativity, Confidence and Talent in Young Writers and Yourself
Presented by Shannon Anderson
This workshop is for you if:
*You are a general classroom teacher or a teacher of advanced learners
*You want practical ways to plan writing on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis
*You want ideas for enriching your writing program or your current lessons
*You want mini-lesson demonstrations to help you visualize how to do them
*You don’t have complete confidence as a writer or teacher of writing
*Your students don’t seem to “love” writing time
*You want to look forward to writing time each day
*You want your students to feel like real writers
*You want to leave with lessons you can implement right awayCLICK to Register Today!
Early Registration: $170/member; $195/non-member
Late Registration (after April 11): $195/member; $220 non-member
Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wyndham Springfield City Centre
700 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701
Continental Breakfast Included
Lunch "on your own"
5.5 hours PD Credit available for attendees
This workshop will be recorded. Recording will be available to registrants for one month after the event on the IAGC website.
*Please note that registrations may be transferred, but refunds are not available after April 10, 2022.
IAGC is partnering with IL ASCD to present this special workshop!
Step-by-Step Differentiation for Advanced Learners
presented by Lisa Van Gemert, the "Gifted Guru"
April 28, 2022, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
NIU, Naperville Campus
1120 East Diehl Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563
live-streamed via Zoom and watch online for one week
Continental breakfast; Lunch on your own
Know that differentiation is necessary, but not sure how to do it?
Been differentiating for a while, but not sure how to take your practice to the next level?
This session is for you!
Step-by-Step Differentiation for Advanced Learners will turn you into a master of differentiation. You will learn the practical skills of differentiating in your classroom, as well as all the insider tips and tricks to do it with ease. You’ll save hours of preparation and instructional time while meeting the needs of your high-ability students better than you ever have before.
Needing ideas for differentiation that won’t keep you up until 3am? This is the course for you...
Participants will be able to:
Bring your love of learning and note-taking supplies. Attendees are required to follow Covid-19 protocols for the venue. Masks are required at the event; check back later for details about precautions that may be in effect at the time of the event.
Lisa Van Gemert, "The Gifted Guru"
Using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun, Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s "Child Genius," and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and four books, including the Legacy Award winning book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her websites GiftedGuru.com & VocabularyLuau.com. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of a lot of sons and live in Arlington, Texas.
Interested in Professional Development to Serve Gifted and Advanced Students? Learn about IAGC's modules, Foundations for Supporting Advanced Learners in Today's Classrooms
Professional Learning Series - Virtual
Monthly IAGC "TAKE OUT for TEACHERS"
Enriching, ready-to use classroom differentiation
strategies to support advanced learners in a variety of content areas!
1 hour PD Credit available per session
$30.00 per session/non-member registration
$15.00/IAGC member registration
Presented by members of the IAGC Education Committee
Thursday, February 24, 2022, 7 PM - 8PM: Diana Rea: Differentiating Reading Instruction for Advanced Learners (K-8) – You’ve Got This! LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 7 PM - 8PM: Denise Kuchta: Differentiating Math Instruction: Using Math Conversations to Increase Rigor for Advanced Learners LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
Thursday, April 21, 2022, 7 PM - 8PM: Kenyatta Revelle: Engaging Gifted Learners (K-8) by Using Inquiry Based Learning Strategies LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
Interested in scheduling in-district professional learning opportunities?
IAGC Professional Learning
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