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ARRR! Make This School Year the #BestYearEver

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Brian Housand, PhD
brianhousand.com
Howard County Schools Gifted Program
Baltimore, Maryland
August 20, 2014

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ARRR! Make This School Year the #BestYearEver

  1. 1. brianhousand.com/howard ARRR! Ideas for making this school year the 
 BEST YEAR EVER
  2. 2. Brian H E L L O My name is
  3. 3. BRIANHOUSAND.COM
  4. 4. THINK
  5. 5. TECH
  6. 6. FORGETTHEi TECHNOLOGY!
  7. 7. FOCUS O N T H E LEARNING
  8. 8. #BestYearEver
  9. 9. 2014-2015! Howard County Maryland Laredo, Texas Alabama Gifted Conference ECU Gifted Conference Kansas Gifted Conference Florida Gifted Conference NAGC Baltimore South Carolina Gifted Conference Austin, Texas Round Rock, Texas Minnesota Gifted Conference Little Rock, Arkansas North Carolina Gifted Conference Pennsylvania Gifted Conference
  10. 10. YOU
  11. 11. Y2K
  12. 12. GIFTED LAND
  13. 13. www.nagc.org
  14. 14. YOU ARE NOT ALONE
  15. 15. FIND YOUR PEEPS
  16. 16. http://www.animationmagazine.net/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Pixar-Creativity-Inc-post.jpg
  17. 17. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-yop_r8Qqafc/Uc3NpeSweCI/AAAAAAAAAwE/vX8od1KvedU/s1440/pixag+copy.jpg
  18. 18. NO ONE - not Walt, not Steve, not the people of Pixar - ever achieved creative success by clinging to what used to work.
  19. 19. CHOOSE GROWTH
  20. 20. GROWTH MINDSET FIXED MINDSET
  21. 21. A R R R Awesomeness
  22. 22. GIFTED CHILDREN ARE OUR GREATEST NATURAL
 RESOURCE
  23. 23. DR. JAMES GALLAGHER! 1926-2014
  24. 24. Failure to help the gifted child is a societal tragedy, the extent of which is difficult to measure but which is surely great. ! ! How can we measure ! the sonata unwritten, ! the curative drug undiscovered, ! the absence of political insight? ! ! They are the difference between what we are and what we could be as a society. DR. JAMES GALLAGHER
  25. 25. 3 Jonathan Wai why Americans ignore gifted children REASONS
  26. 26. People care about THEMSELVES & THEIR KIDS.
  27. 27. A majority of Americans believe in EQUITY RATHER THAN EXCELLENCE
  28. 28. that’s not FAIR BUT,
  29. 29. Fair:a place where you ride rides, eat cotton candy, & pigs win prizes.- Vicki Schweinler
  30. 30. DFTBADON’T FORGET TO BE AWESOME
  31. 31. youtube.com/user/crashcourse
  32. 32. youtube.com/user/Vihart
  33. 33. NOT JUST ON TUESDAYS 24 / 7
  34. 34. AIGALL DAY EVERYDAY
  35. 35. I can help.
  36. 36. TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT BEING GIFTED
  37. 37. 1. Don't be afraid to fall in love with something and pursue it with intensity.! 2. Know, understand, take pride in, practice, develop, exploit and enjoy your greatest strengths.! 3. Learn to free yourself from the expectations of others and to walk away from the games they impose on you.!Free yourself to play your own game.! 4. Find a great teacher or mentor who will help you.! 5. Don't waste energy trying to be well rounded.! 6. Do what you love and can do well.! 7. Learn the skills of interdependence. TORRANCE MANIFESTO: A Guide for Developing a Creative Career
  38. 38. It is OK to be smart.
  39. 39. It is GREAT to be smart.
  40. 40. It is AWESOME to be smart.
  41. 41. Awesomeness Rigor R R
  42. 42. RIGOR
  43. 43. http://www.leadered.com/our-philosophy/rigor-relevance-framework.php
  44. 44. FAILURE isn’t a necessary evil. In FACT, it isn’t EVIL at all. It is a NECESSARY consequence of doing something NEW. - Ed Catmull
  45. 45. FAIL EARLY FAIL FAST
  46. 46. BE WRONGAS FAST AS YOU CAN.
  47. 47. ARE NOT YOUR IDEA YOU - Ed Catmull
  48. 48. First Attempt In Learning
  49. 49. Perfectionism PROCRASTINATION PARALYSIS
  50. 50. HOURS 10,000
  51. 51. “There is nothing that is NOT possible.”
  52. 52. UNLIMITED You can make it into whatever you want it to be.
  53. 53. EXPERTS AT What? creativity communication collaboration problem solving Task commitment navigation
  54. 54. If you are impatient then this may not be the gAme for you
  55. 55. GT = GOOD TEACHING
  56. 56. GOOD TEACHING “It doesn’t matter what you cover; it matters how much you develop THE CAPACITY TO DISCOVER
  57. 57. RIGOR
  58. 58. VIGOR
  59. 59. Awesomeness Rigor Relevance R
  60. 60. ITECH
  61. 61. www.gurbuz-de.com
  62. 62. When ! am I ever going to ! use this?
  63. 63. meh.
  64. 64. Housand, B. C. & Housand, A. M. (2012). The role of technology in gifted students’ motivation. Psychology in the Schools, 49(7), 706-715. !
  65. 65. EF 2 THEIR OWN DEVICES
  66. 66. 3,339
  67. 67. 400,000 DOWNLOADS!
  68. 68. $40,000 PER MONTH
  69. 69. www.truthandtrolls.com
  70. 70. Go ahead…. TELL ME I CAN’T!
  71. 71. iste.org
  72. 72. CREATIVITY & INNOVATION COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION RESEARCH & INFORMATION FLUENCY CRITICAL THINKING, PROBLEM SOLVING, & DECISION MAKING DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS & CONCEPTS
  73. 73. www.gurbuz-de.com
  74. 74. Awesomeness Rigor Relevance RealProblems
  75. 75. The whole process of education should thus be conceived as the process of learning to think through the solution of real problems. ! -- John Dewey, 1938
  76. 76. TYPE III INDEPENDENT OR SMALL GROUP INVESTIGATIONS PRODUCTS AND/OR PERFORMANCES TYPE I GENERAL EXPLORATORY ACTIVITIES ! TYPE II METHODOLOGICAL TRAINING / HOW-TO ACTIVITIES ! (Renzulli, 1977)
  77. 77. THE PURSUIT OF A REAL PROBLEM THE STUDY OF SOCIETAL ISSUES SIMULATION ACTIVITIES TRAINING EXERCISES PUZZLES (Renzulli, 1982)
  78. 78. THINKING FEELING DOING Create situations where students are
  79. 79. An instructional Trilogy ACADEMIC RIGOR TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION A REAL PROBLEM
  80. 80. 49 InIndium 52 TeTellurium 88 RaRadium 6 CCarbon 22 TiTitanium 8 OOxygen 7 NNitrogen EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY / PITT COUNTY SCHOOLS AIG CAMP 2014 http://bit.ly/ECU-AIG-CAMP-2014
  81. 81. JOYOUS
  82. 82. CURIOSITY
  83. 83. IMAGINATION
  84. 84. PASSION
  85. 85. CREATIVITY
  86. 86. STOP
  87. 87. GO
  88. 88. brianhousand.com brianhousand@gmail.com @brianhousand brian.housand bc1000

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