Meeting the needs of our high ability students is always a challenge, especially with the many demands on teachers and principals today. This one day overview with provide teachers with best practices for meeting the needs of HA students in the classroom. Learn strategies and techniques for differentiating instruction for HA students. Sue will introduce you to flexible grouping, anchor activities, as well as alternate and extension activities that will keep your HA students engaged and motivated.
Participants will learn:
Best Practices for High Ability Students
Mindset, Learning Environment, and Differentiation
Techniques and Strategies for Managing a Differentiated Classroom including Anchor Activities
Self-Assessment and Reflection
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (lunch on your own)
Location: Wabash Valley Education Center
Sue is semi-retired after 40 years in education: 30 years in the classroom followed by 10 as a district administrator. Twenty years of her classroom experiences were spent as a high ability teacher (grades 2-8) in various models. She has worked in rural, suburban, and urban districts. Her responsibilities as a district administrator included coordinating K-12 high ability programming in the MSD of Wayne Township, among many other duties. Sue also has served as IAG President and has chaired several state conferences.
Registration open through 10/4/2017 11:59 AM EST
WVEC CANCELLATION POLICY:
* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.
*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana ESC. Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee of twice the amount of the workshop cost.