AG Professional Development Opportunities

  • The AG Department will offer professional development. Sessions will include:

    AG Professional Development Series:  Completion of these three sessions will allow teachers to meet the local minimum requirement to work with academically gifted students. Teachers will earn 1.8 CEUs once they have completed these courses.

    • Characteristics of Gifted Learners: (Click here for information on upcoming sessions)
    • Differentiating for High Ability Learners (Awareness): (Click here for information on upcoming sessions)
    • Differentiating for High Ability Learners (Into Practice): (Click here for information on upcoming sessions)

     

    Other Professional Development Offerings

    •  Making Thinking Visible:

    Have you ever wondered what goes through your students’ minds as they think through problems and grapple with difficult challenges? Are you looking for ways to cultivate higher order thinking and make it routine in your classroom? (Stay tuned for information on upcoming sessions for 2018-2019.)

     

    • Growing Growth Mindset in your Classroom

    Have you ever heard about Growth Mindset? Carol Dweck’s research on helping students learn to persist through challenges and learn from the process is important as we work to instill these characteristics in students.  This session will define Growth Mindset and provide strategies to incorporate persistence and grit into daily classroom instruction.  (Stay tuned for information on upcoming sessions for 2018-2019.)