High Ability Workshop Series
High Ability Students and RIGOR
Respecting Intellectual Growth Openly w/o Resistance
Rigor does not mean more hard work for the teachers or students! This one-day session will guide participants through foundational elements for differentiation with added rigor for HA students. The session will emphasize techniques for setting high expectations to create a classroom culture for accepting and embracing challenge. The session will focus on high impact strategies to engage HA students and techniques for increasing rigor not only in the curriculum but also in everyday lessons and activities. Classroom examples will be shared. Attendees will be expected to participate through collaboration, application, and reflection.
Date: April 9, 2018
Location: Wilson Center, Charlestown
Time: 8:30 Registration 9:00-3:00 Event
Registration Fee: $125 per person ESC Member
$250 per person Non-ESC Member
Audience: K-6 High Ability teachers, trainers, school administrators
Presented by: Sue Brady
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 experience 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.