How to Effectively Accelerate and Extend Highly Able Students in Your Classroom !
Presented by: Ron Thomas
Event Information: 6 PD Hours
Ron will show you hundreds of ways to challenge your best and brightest! Connect them to the world. Tease their brains. Solve real world problems. Get philosophical. Organise personal learning quests. Learn and apply objective thinking skills. Is that ethical (dilemmas to bust their mind)? Unlock their creativity by designing puzzles and games. Test their general knowledge. Push their personal presentation skills. Competitions and resources that will unlock your students' potential.
|March 16th, 2017
|9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)|
Teachers from Years 5 to 10
About the Presenter
Ron Thomas has been Gifted and Talented Students Coordinator, Outer Eastern Gifted Network organiser, Mindshop Excellence Program Facilitator, member of SEAL and teacher of Maths, English and Drama. He is currently running programs for G.A.T.E.WAYS (Gifted and Talented Education) in Problem Solving, Leadership, Drama, Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking. His own company Speak with Power runs programs in these for staff and students. His leadership roles in schools also include Curriculum Innovations head, Flexible Learning Coach and ICT Manager. You can bet the seminar will practice what it preaches.