Posted: Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:45am Updated: Thu, 04/23/2020 - 11:47am

Professional Learning in Curriculum and Instruction

High Ability Education: Infusing Higher Order Thinking & Problem Solving in core Content Areas

September 2, 2020 at Conner Prairie, Fishers, Indiana

This workshop, led by gifted education consultants, Dr. Ginny Burney and Dr. Kristie Speirs Neumeister, focuses on how to use instructional strategies and techniques to enrich core content with higher order thinking and problem solving. Learn valuable questioning methods and problem solving approaches that can be used at all grade levels.

High Ability Education Two Day Teacher Boot Camp

September 10 and 22, 2020 or September 17 and 23, 2020 at Conner Prairie, Fishers, Indiana

Join the gifted education consultants, Dr. Ginny Burney and Dr. Kristie Speirs Neumeister, for two full days of High Ability “Basic Training” where you will learn about: Indiana Requirements ‣ Identification and Grouping Practices ‣ Characteristics & Social and Emotional Needs ‣ Differentiating Curriculum and Instruction ‣ Critical and Creative Thinking Strategies ‣ Strategies for Problem Solving The workshop will be capped at 50 participants in order to provide more space for individuals to practice social distancing, so register early to ensure a place.

Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of High Ability Learners

September 3, 2020 at Conner Prairie, Fishers, Indiana

Join Dr. Ginny Burney and Dr. Kristie Speirs Neumeister as they unravel the social and emotional characteristics of high ability students. Learn strategies and share resources to best address these differing needs. Receive materials to develop a framework for a district Guidance and Counseling Plan.

NAGC Social-Emotional Learning Webinar Series

Check out the following webinar series hosted by the National Association for Gifted Children on social-emotional learning.