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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Wednesday Essentials

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Essentials of Gifted Education: Designing and Delivering Excellent Programs for High-Ability Learners
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
010: W1. Program Models and Program Design in Gifted Education
020: W2. Designing and Choosing Effective Curriculum for Gifted Learners: Key Considerations
030: W3. Creating Classroom Environments to Foster Social and Emotional Development
040: W4. Best Practices in Identification and Assessment
050: W5. Middle Grades Essentials for the 21st Century
060: W6. Instructional Strategies for Differentiation within the Classroom
070: W7. Implications and Uses of the Pre-K-12 Gifted Programming Standards to Identify Gifted Students from Special Populations
080: W8. Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Young Gifted Children
090: W9. Developing a Philosophy of Gifted Education for the 21st Century
4:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Leadership and Life Lessons from the Field

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Thursday Expert Perspectives

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
State of the Nation in Gifted Education
9:15 AM to 11:00 AM
T2. Digital Storytelling: Narratives for the 21st Century
100: T1. Thinking in the Future Tense: Creating Positive Futures for Gifted Students
110: T3. Using Technology to Differentiate Learning
120: T4. Extreme Classroom Makeover: The 21st Century Primary Classroom for Gifted Students
130: T5. Invest in America's Future: Maximize the Challenge for Elementary STEM Students
140: T7. Maximizing Outcomes for Twice-Exceptional Children: What Educators Need to Understand and Be Able To Do
150: T8. Developing Leaders for Today's World: Service-Learning for Gifted Students
160: T9. At the Corner of Creativity and Affective Needs
170: T10. Response to Intervention: A Leadership Framework for Identifying Potential
180: T11. Harnessing the Power of Technology to Increase the Potential of Curriculum and Instruction
12:30 PM to 2:15 PM
T18. Get a Life! Differentiation with Biography
190: T12. Response to Intervention, Gifted Education, and Twice-Exceptional Students
200: T13. Tools and Strategies for Promoting 21st Century Literacy for Young Gifted Students
210: T14. I Always Knew I Was Smart. What Took Y'all So Long? Our Response to that Question Two Decades Later
220: T15. Educators and Parents as "Counselors": Skills for Meeting Gifted Kids Where They Are
230: T16. Instructional Programming for Special Populations of Gifted Students: Preparing Them for the 21st Century
240: T17. Beyond the Core: Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking into the Curriculum
250: T19. Implementing the Schoolwide Enrichment Model in Your School or District
260: T20. Tech THAT: Gifted Children Online
270: T21. Invest in America's Future: Maximize the Challenge for Middle and Secondary STEM Students

Friday, November 4, 2011

Research and Evaluation

7:30 AM to 8:00 AM
2- Test Speededness - An overlooked threat to reliability and validity

Conceptual Foundations

2-Reframing Gifted Advocacy

Curriculum Studies

370: Empowering Gifted Students as Agents of Change

Research and Evaluation

7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
24.2 Profiles of Mathematics Giftedness: An Examination of Content Mastery, Metacognition, and Accelerated Course Success

Creativity Division

Alternative pathways to talent development A Collaborative Study with an eminent singer/songwriter from the Philippines
10.1 Wisdom and Creative Perception

Professional Development

Creating Community and Engagement in Professional Development
20.4 Changing Mindsets: Teaching How to Cultivate Intelligence Through an Online Book Study

Computers and Technology

Developing your Personalized, Professional Learning Network (P2LN) through Technology
4.4 Learn to Diigo: Teachers as Researchers and Collaborators

Special Populations

I Do Belong Here: Increasing Minority Student Retention and Success in AP Courses

Special Schools/Programs

30.2 Teaching social skills, anger management, and problem solving techniques

Middle Grades

Academic success as an ethnic identity among middle school gifted Korean American students

Conceptual Foundations

The Roles and Functions of Friendships Among the Gifted and Talented

Special Schools/Programs

31.3 Still just regular teens : The lived experiences of eight early-entrance college students

Professional Development

Using Peer Coaching as a Form of Professional Development: The Catalyst for Change

Parent-Community

19.4 Advancing Support for Gifted Education in Your Community

Creativity Division

Future Problem Solving programs and Creativity: An initial report of a longitudinal study

Computers and Technology

Entering the Ecosystem: The Thoughtful Integration of iPad Apps into Your Gifted Classroom

Curriculum Studies

12.3 Utilizing Shared Inquiry to improve Academic and Social Progress

Professional Development

23.1 Principals as Stakeholders

Special Populations

Successful Transition and Integration of Underrepresented Populations into a Gifted Learning Environment: One School's Approach

Curriculum Studies

14.3 Perspective-taking: Exploring students choices of cognitive moves during disagreements among friends

Middle Grades

A Legacy of Letters: Using Primary Sources for Classical Mentorship

STEM

36.2 Managing Math Contests in the Regular Classroom

Conceptual Foundations

Reading Virgil Ward: Re-examing Principles of Differentiation

Special Populations

27.4 Helping Gifted Minorities Enhance Creative Abilities through Exposure to Different Cultures

Computers and Technology

Patterns of Technology Use Among Gifted Students: Implications for M-Learning

Conceptual Foundations

6.4 Uniqueness and Purpose in Gifted Education and Beyond

Research and Evaluation

26.3 A Pilot Study of Total School Cluster Grouping in Urban Schools

Middle Grades

Preassessment: The Linchpin of Defensible Differentiation

Special Schools/Programs

34.1 Discover GEMS and Go beyond the books - connecting 21st century skills for the Gifted
Chart(er)ing a Course to the Future: The Palmetto Scholars Academy

Conceptual Foundations

Epistemological and Disciplinary Considerations in Acceleration: History as an Example
"Everything Old is New Again": The Historical Dimensions of Differentiation

Counseling and Guidance

8.1 Phenomenological Exploration of Middle School Gifted Students

Arts

1.1 The Art Ambush

Signature Series

Getting Involved: Leadership Development in NAGC

Computers and Technology

290: Using Technology to Enhance and Differentiate Student Projects
300: From Overwhelmed to Organized: Technology as a Friend vs. Foe

Counseling and Guidance

340: Setting Motivation Traps with the Autonomous Learner Model for Underachieving Gifted Students in Grades 6-12

Creativity Division

350: Creativity21 and Beyond!
360: Domain Specificity of Creativity: Dispositional and Environmental Differences Among Scientists, Humanists, and Artists

Curriculum Studies

380: Preparing For Tomorrow: Making Students Ready for the 21st Century & Beyond
390: Poetry and Giftedness

Middle Grades

400: O'Henry! Teaching Gifted Adolescents How to Write Using Classic Short Stories
410: Assessing Adolescent Learning in the 21st Century
420: Middle School GPS: Helping Gifted Students Navigate Adolescence
430: 17.1 Bibliotherapy:Gifted Middle School Students Developing Understanding of Individual Characteristics

Parent-Community

440: Technology and 21st Century Parenting

Signature Series

450: Are Response to Intervention and Gifted Education Compatible: A dialogue in 4 parts?
460: Calling All Administrator Advocates for the Gifted

Special Schools/Programs

470: It Takes a Village to Help Twice Exceptional Children Thrive in School

STEM

480: Crashing Through the Glass Ceiling of Middle School Math

Conceptual Foundations

8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
2-Nurturing the Gifted and Talented: The Hanoi Tower Model of Excellence

Research and Evaluation

2-Predictors of attitudes toward gifted programs: Support vs. Perceptions of elitism among pre-service teachers

Curriculum Studies

9-Design Thinking for Gifted Students

NAGC

8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: What Really Constitutes Differentiation for Gifted Learners?
Critical Questions in Talent Development: Answered through 40 Years of Longitudinal Research by Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY)
500: Stereotypes and the Nature and Nurture of Intelligence

Conceptual Foundations

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
7-Frenemies: The Fit Between Gifted Education and Special Education

Research and Evaluation

4-Combining scores in multiple criteria assessment: A psychometric investigation

Conceptual Foundations

Surviving the deluge: Trying to understand the characteristics individuals who are gifted and talented

STEM

660: 3-Building Elementary Teachers' Capacity to Teach STEM Content through Problem-based Curricula

Counseling and Guidance

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
The Gifted Child's Guide to Making True Friends

Middle Grades

17.2 Diffusin', Oozin' and Schmoozin' - A Differentiated Approach to Microscopy

Research and Evaluation

24.3 Acceleration Policies & Possibilities in Canada

Conceptual Foundations

6.3 How do preservice teachers conceptualize giftedness? A metaphor analysis

Special Schools/Programs

30.1 Gifted Science Students' Interpersonal Abilities and Their Home Environment: Comparisons Between Korean and American Students

Professional Development

Whats the Plan? Designing a Teacher Support System for Developing Model Lessons for Gifted Learners

Research and Evaluation

A National Study of the Perceptions & Attitudes of High School Principals Toward Gifted Education

Computers and Technology

Keeping Up With Digital Natives!

Special Schools/Programs

31.4 Conventional Resources; Unconventional Results

Parent-Community

19.3 Parenting the Gifted

Creativity Division

Creativity x 3

Curriculum Studies

12.1 I think; therefore, I question: Developing purposeful, engaging questioning strategies

Special Populations

Promise fulfilled or promises broken? Exceptionally Gifted Children grown up.

Counseling and Guidance

Minority student attitudes toward AP Courses: Preliminary findings from the AP Challenge Program

Conceptual Foundations

The Asynchronous Cheetah: Integrating Metaphor and Definition for Practical Use in the 21st Century

Curriculum Studies

A Defense of Formal Language Study for Gifted Children

Signature Series

Best Practices in Using Standardized Tests to Identify Talent among Low Income and ELL Children

Global Awareness

The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality

Special Populations

Proficiency Views of Native Speakers of Spanish: Identifying, Challenging, and Diversifying with AP and IB

STEM

36.1 Teaching Computer Science to Gifted Middle School Students with Scratch

Early Childhood

Advancing Potential in Information Literacy and Critical Thinking Skills: 21st Century Skills for Conducting Research

Global Awareness

16.1 The Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) Type II Skills: Multicultural Awareness and Creativity Development

Professional Development

22.4 Parents and Professionals Working Together in a Professional Development Model: Theory, Practice and Innovation

Computers and Technology

Bridging the Digital Divide: How to Encourage High-Ability Girls to Pursue Advanced Coursework in Technology

Special Schools/Programs

The Da Vinci Academy: A Twenty-First Century One-Room Schoolhouse

Special Populations

Using Academics to Enhance Social Skills Among Twice-Exceptional Learners

Research and Evaluation

26.2 The Relationship between Differentiated Instruction and Teacher Control in Gifted Clustered Classrooms

Arts

1.2 Lets Dance to All that Jazz! Developing Artistic and Social Intelligence with Partner Dancing

Curriculum Studies

14.2 Conceptions of Giftedness: Examining Varying Theories and Their Application to Evidence-Based, Differentiated Instruction

Special Populations

29.4 Where do I fit in? : Struggle of African American Males in Gifted Education Programs

Creativity Division

Give 'em a Break: The Role of Recess in 21st Century Classrooms

Middle Grades

Self-Advocacy: Preparing Gifted Students to be Partners in their Own Education

Special Schools/Programs

33.4 Jazz Up Your Enrichment Program: Easy Steps for Enrichment Cluster Implementation

Conceptual Foundations

1060: Using Policy Definitions to Improve Gifted Education
540: Answering the 'Why' and 'How' of Integrating Gifted Programming and Response to Intervention (RTI)
550: Advancing Potential Through Inventive Thinking: Focusing on 21st Century Skills
560: Gifted friendships: Perceived versus actual numbers of friends
570: This isnt Your Grandmothers Classroom: Expanding the Theory of Developmental Differentiation for 21st Century Citizens

Counseling and Guidance

580: 9.2 Research into Cyberbullying and High Achieving Students

Creativity Division

590: Partners in innovation: Creative and spatial abilities
600: Gifted Authors and Artists Come Alive: The 2011 Torrance Legacy Awards

Curriculum Studies

610: Making Problem-Based Learning Happen
620: Learning Styles: What We Know, Don't Know, and Need to Know
630: Differentiated Instruction VERSUS Differentiated Curriculum

Middle Grades

640: Building Resilience in Girls During the Middle Grades

Research and Evaluation

650: Serving the Gifted: A National Survey of School Psychologists

STEM

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
3-Spanky, the Three-Toed Slothematician: Exploring the Common Core Math Standards Through Characters in Children's Literature

Research and Evaluation

4-Normalizing Data for Gifted Identification

Conceptual Foundations

7-Policy Perspectives on Gifted Identification
680: 8-Recognizing and Developing Potential

Research and Evaluation

11:45 AM to 12:00 PM
7- How Well Do Teachers and Parents Understand Underachieving Students' Motivation Beliefs?

Global Awareness

11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
Service Learning: An Experiential Instructional Strategy that Teaches More than Standards

Middle Grades

Are We Teaching Our Best Writers to Write Like Beginners?

STEM

Science Olympiad is STEMtastic!

Conceptual Foundations

Defining the Gifted Self: Improvisational Performance as a Way of Life

Parent-Community

A Delicate Balance: Can Parent Advocacy Work Without Opposition

Research and Evaluation

Writing The Lit Review and Discussion in an Empirical Journal Article

Curriculum Studies

Curiosity, Creativity, and Risk-Taking: Can You Dig It?

Global Awareness

SLURPY Saving Lives Using Rocks to Purify Your water

Special Schools/Programs

Bridges Academy for Twice Exceptional Students:Programming for Success

Counseling and Guidance

The Value of the Cohort Supporting Students in Early Admittance to College Programs

Arts

Artistic Ways of Knowing: Arts Talent Identification

Curriculum Studies

Team Teaching - Rethinking the role of the gifted specialist

Early Childhood

Compost: The Rot Thing for Our Earth
Bright, Young, and At Risk
Primary Thinking Skills for Advancing Potential ... and A Lot More Jazz!

Global Awareness

G.A.U.G.E. Global Awareness Utilizing Global Experiences through Service!

Computers and Technology

Heat Up Reflection With Technology! Engaging Students in Differentiated Reflection Through HOTS and Web 2.0

Middle Grades

Beyond Numbers: Creating Defensible and Differentiated Mathematics Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners

Early Childhood

Why Play?

Arts

Improving the Blank Page: From Inspiration to Revision in Creative Writing

Special Populations

Up a Creek Without a Paddle? 2-E Survival Strategies for Stressed-out Parents, Teachers, & Students

Counseling and Guidance

New Rules for Gifted Girls: Lessons from NSF Gender Equity Projects

Computers and Technology

690: Students as Researchers:Creating a Digital Archive

Curriculum Studies

720: A Community Collaborates: Uniting Students, Teachers, and Community Leaders in Project Based Learning
730: Advancing Potential Through the Use of the Parallel Curriculum Model
740: Inspiring Students to Become 21st Century Independent Problem Seekers

Early Childhood

750: Build it and they will come: Creating a Program for Primary Gifted Learners
760: Twice-Exceptional Children: Knowing When and How to Intervene Effectively in Early Childhood

Middle Grades

770: STEM in the Middle Grades

Professional Development

790: Advancing Potential for Teaching Reading to Gifted Learners

Special Populations

800: Developing Leadership in Special Populations in Middle School

Middle Grades

11:45 AM to 12:39 PM
780: What REALLY Works in the Middle?

Research and Evaluation

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
7- Achievement Goal Orientations and Teacher-Rated Engagement in Gifted Elementary School Students

Computers and Technology

12:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Research on technology use in gifted education - What should teachers know ?

Arts

All The World's A Stage! Incorporating Theatre Arts Into Your K-5 ELA Classroom!

STEM

Exploring Shapes through Games: Geometry for Talented Primary Students

Curriculum Studies

Integrating Math and Literature for Gifted Middle Grade Learners

Special Schools/Programs

Introducing and Exploring the Davidson Academy of Nevada: A Public School for Profoundly Gifted Pupils

Professional Development

Engaging the Insatiable Mind with Inquiry: Matching the Gifted Learner with Depth, Complexity and Choice:

Global Awareness

The Other 3 R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Early Childhood

Addressing different skill levels and learning types by creating learning centers

Special Populations

Building Black Gifted Students' Self-Esteem & Cultural Legacy through Culturally Relevant Materials

Curriculum Studies

Stations for High School Gifted Students: Engage, Inform, and Differentiate in a 21st Century Classroom

Computers and Technology

Using Skype in the Gifted Classroom
Student Created Movies: Advancing Potential and Passions with MovieMaker and iMovie

Global Awareness

Investigating, Informing and Introducing the Stonewall Award Books: Meeting A Global Need

Curriculum Studies

Nil Novi Sub Sole: An Old Language for a New World

Global Awareness

Empowering Gifted Students to Help Change the World Through Global Awareness and Understanding

Curriculum Studies

Missing in Context: The Hole in Vocabulary Curricula

STEM

Strategies for Teaching and Assessing Conceptual Understanding in Science

Creativity Division