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The Force Awakens CAGT16

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Brian Housand, Ph.D.
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The Force Awakens CAGT16

  1. 1. THE FORCE awakens A NEW HOPE FOR GIFTED EDUCATION brianhousand.com/cagt16
  2. 2. @brianhousand #cagt16
  3. 3. Create INNOVATE Inspire
  4. 4. SPOILERS
  5. 5. A long time ago in a school far, far away...
  6. 6. 19771977
  7. 7. Golden Ageof Gifted
  8. 8. James Gallagher 1926-2014
  9. 9. GIFTED CHILDREN ARE OUR GREATEST NATURAL
 RESOURCE
  10. 10. GIFTEDEDUCATIONUNDER ATTACK
  11. 11. NCLB
  12. 12. #BrandNewDay EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT E S S A
  13. 13. bit.ly/nagc-essa
  14. 14. MINDS POLICIES PRACTICES
  15. 15. #OutsideOfTheSilo
  16. 16. #GiftedForce
  17. 17. FIND INTERESTS
  18. 18. These are not the droids you are looking for.
  19. 19. OPEN DOORS
  20. 20. But i was going into Tosche Station to get some power converters!
  21. 21. 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)
  22. 22. COMING NOVEMBER 2016
  23. 23. HEIGHTEN ANTICIPATION STIMULATE INTEREST DEEPEN UNDERSTANDING
  24. 24. REaCH DEEPER
  25. 25. What does it mean to be GIFTED?
  26. 26. TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT BEING GIFTED
  27. 27. GIFTED
  28. 28. SUCCESSFUL DROPOUT CHALLENGING DOUBLE LABELED UNDERGROUND AUTONOMOUS LEARNER (Betts & Neihart, 1988)
  29. 29. E. Paul Torrance 1915 - 2003
  30. 30. 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
  31. 31. It is OK to be smart.
  32. 32. It is GREAT to be smart.
  33. 33. It is AWESOME to be smart.
  34. 34. CREaTe
  35. 35. Average = 9 hrs/day
  36. 36. Less than 3%
  37. 37. CONSUMERS PRODUCERS
  38. 38. FORGETTHEi TECHNOLOGY!
  39. 39. Krissy Venosdale How about instead of of just preparing kids for the future we EMPOWER them to CREATE it?
  40. 40. EXTEND THE EXPERIENCE
  41. 41. Julian Stanley 1918 - 2005
  42. 42. GIFTED KIDS GRADE SKIPPERS PATENTS AND DOCTORATES
  43. 43. GIFTED KIDS GRADE SKIPPERS STEM DOCTORATES
  44. 44. Encourage exploration, challenge, and revision. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8b/NASA_child_bubble_exploration.jpg
  45. 45. SAGE ON THE STAGE GUIDE ON THE SIDE SAGE ON THE STAGE GUIDE ON THE SIDE
  46. 46. Meddler in the Middle
  47. 47. http://www.ew.com/sites/default/files/i/2012/02/06/STAR-WARS-YODA_510.jpg
  48. 48. https://cdn1.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/33uJiAFMQ9Qa5WiiwUKc07NYMTc=/0x214:1023x896/1280x854/cdn0.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/49280857/lukeyoda.0.0.jpg
  49. 49. FIND INTERESTS OPEN DOORS REACH DEEPER CREATE EXTEND F R O C E
  50. 50. F RO C E
  51. 51. 1977
  52. 52. http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20150325213755/disney/images/e/eb/SpaceMountainVintagePoster.jpg
  53. 53. Magical and Meaningful
  54. 54. we need a STORY
  55. 55. 1977 2015 Every Generation Has a Story
  56. 56. There are no sad puppies for gifted education.
  57. 57. Gifted Education WHO IS TELLING OUR STORY?
  58. 58. MAKING PEOPLE CAREABOUT GIFTED EDUCATION The Secret is….
  59. 59. http://imgur.com/iUSqObf
  60. 60. > THE INTERNET IS AN INFINITELY POWERFUL PEN.
  61. 61. DOCUMENT & SHARE THE EXPERIENCE
  62. 62. When each of us thinks about what we can do in life, chances are, we can do it because of a teacher. Stephen Hawking
  63. 63. Create INNOVATE Inspire
  64. 64. Everything is amazing....
  65. 65. http://www.google.com/selfdrivingcar/images/home-where.jpg
  66. 66. Everything is amazing.... and nobody’s happy. Louis C.K.
  67. 67. DYSTOPIA
  68. 68. DYSTOPIA
  69. 69. IT’S TIME TO TAKE THE FUTURE BACK!
  70. 70. http://www.westland.net/ny64fair/banner.jpg
  71. 71. http://americanhistory.si.edu/documentsgallery/exhibitions/50th/worldsfair_1200.jpg
  72. 72. September 12, 1962 Rice University
  73. 73. July 21, 1969 The Moon
  74. 74. http://vinylmationkingdom.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/NYWF_7-64-Progressland.jpg
  75. 75. There's a great big beautiful tomorrow
  76. 76. YOU
  77. 77. May the force be with you.
  78. 78. brianhousand.com brianhousand@gmail.com @brianhousand brian.housand bc1000

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