Fall 2008

   CAGT Fall Conference Keynote and Featured Speakers
Learn more about our exciting lineup of presenters for CAGT's Fall Conference, Talents and Tools for 21st Century Excellence!
 Speakers Bios...
   Use the Internet for Basics and Challenges in Science and Math
by Dr. M.R.E. Richards

As another school year begins, it is time to add some fun in your fall science and math classes through the of use forensics.

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   Tuskegee Airmen Come to Math and Science Camp
by Jenna Lin


During four weeks in July, seventy-two children of ages ranging from three to fifteen squealed in delight, laughed, ...

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   NAGC legislative update
Legislative updates from the nation's capitol...
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   "Tomorrow's Stars" Fundraiser
Read about the Tomorrow's Stars Fundraiser and how to host your own fundraiser.
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   The Gifted Child Bookshelf
Sleeping Bear Press: A Decade of Excellence

by Jerry Flack 

Gifted. Talented. Creative. Yes, these three crucial words describe the countless youths for whom parents and educators of the Colorado Association for the Gifted and Talented advocate. But, the same words may also characterize the qualities of authors, illustrators, editors, and publishers that produce exceptional books...

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SLEEPING BEAR PRESS ANNOUNCES THE “WHAT’S A CITIZEN TO DO?” CLASSROOM COMMUNITY ACTION CONTEST
Celebrating the spirit of citizenship and activism explored in the books, D is for Democracy; Everyone Counts; and The Happy Prince, Sleeping Bear Press invites elementary and middle school teachers and their students to demonstrate their understanding of good citizenship by participating in the “What’s a Citizen to Do?” Classroom Community Action Contest. 

 

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Talents and Tools for 21st Century Excellence Kaleidoscope - September 2008



The Future, the Excitement, the Possibilities

This year’s conference topic “Talents and Tools for 21st Century Excellence” is enticing in its title and in its possibilities.  What do we really know about 21 Century Learning?  How do those of us who were raised exclusively in the 20th century chart a course for learners who will have future jobs in areas which have not yet been invented?  It is our hope that this year’s conference topic will drive your personal knowledge and connection to learners to reframe gifted learning into an emphasis on the following hallmarks of 21st Century Skills...

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Lessons Learned About Educating the Gifted and Talented: A Synthesis of the Research on Educational Practice
Dr. Karen B. Rogers, Keynote Speaker for CAGT's Fall Conference, is a Professor of Gifted Studies in the College of Applied Professional Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Read a summary of Dr. Rogers’ 2007 article, “Lessons Learned About Educating the Gifted and Talented: A Synthesis of the Research on Educational Practice.”

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More About Karen Roger's Research
GRADUATE CREDIT AVAILABLE!!
We are offering graduate student credit for our conference through Adams State and CDE.

YOU REALLY CAN’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY!!!

Please REGISTER NOW online FOR THE

Colorado ASSOCIATION FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED

32ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2008

INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dr. Karen Rogers

What’s Happening in the World of Gifted Education: Recent Research Update

Dr. Susan Assouline

Let’s Not Reinvent the Wheel: New Tools for Gifted Education of the Future

Dr. Robin Schader

Analyzing Elephants and Enlarging Our Vision of Talent Development

With, Dr. Thomas Frey, Futurist

RENOWNED FEATURED SPEAKERS

Dr. Linda Silverman - Breakthroughs in Assessment of the Gifted

Dr. George Betts & Robin Carey - Rti and the Autonomous Learner Model

Dr. Stuart Omdal - Creating Creativity

Dr. Amy Rushneck  - Enrichment and Acceleration Programs Outside of School Settings

SESSION TOPICS NOT TO BE MISSED

Gifted Specialist Endorsement; Early Entrance to Kindergarten; Curriculum MENU

Mathematics for 21st Century; STEM + ARTS = STEAM; Emotional Intelligence

Technology Sessions; Colorado Twice-Exceptional Project; Affective Education Strategies

Literary Analysis; Leadership Development; Overexcitabilities

Brainteasers and Humor in the Classroom; Social-Emotional Discussion Groups

ALPS Charter School; Young Adult Literature; Perfectionism; Gifted on the Autism Spectrum

And more!!!

SCREENING of

“2 MILLION MINUTES” VIDEO



 

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