Identifying and Supporting
Highly Able/Gifted & Talented Students
This workshop will build a solid understanding of highly able/gifted & talented learners while strengthening your ability to identify and support them.
Anita Churchville is an educational consultant and founder of the HAGT Learners Collaborative. She currently coordinates the High Ability Program at the American School of Bombay and conducts professional development workshops and provides ongoing coaching at a number of private international schools with European and American curricula.
She has presented workshop sessions at the International Baccalaureate (IB) Regional Conference, the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) and the NESA conferences .
She serves as a professional mentor for the Association of International Educators and Leaders of Color (AIELOC).
Who Should Attend
Build a solid understanding of the learners in your classroom who are highly able/gifted & talented while strengthening your ability to identify and support them.
Increase your knowledge regarding profiles of the gifted & talented and explore social and emotional challenges and supports for this population.
Prepare to coach and facilitate in-class and whole-school support of HAGT learners. Take a broad view of research-supported programmatic models to implement at your school.
This workshop will address the following:
What are the theoretical frameworks that underpin giftedness/high ability?
How can we best understand and support the academic and social and emotional needs of our highly able learners (at both the classroom and school levels)?
How can we effectively translate ability and talent (potential) to achievement (performance)?
Introduction to High Ability/Giftedness (theories and definitions)
Common misconceptions and bias
Social and emotional development
Environmental and intrapersonal catalysts for talent development
Profiles of giftedness and underachievement
Identification in context and the hidden gifted, including twice-exceptionality
Classroom implications (making work difficult and managing mistakes)
Structures and programmatic options
If I cannot make it for the workshop, will you offer a refund?
Given the logistics involved we will not be able to offer a refund, but you can transfer your registration to somebody else. Or we can also send you the recording (limited time).
Do you offer Continuing Education Credits?
Will I get a certificate of participation?