The Dream Trampoline: Strategies for Fostering Creative Thinking

Saturday, 11/11 • 3:45 – 4:45 pm ET • Location: Monterey 1 • Excerpt: How do we foster creative thinking in our gifted children in both a guided and flexible way? “Dream Trampoline” processes provide both structure and free exploration. In this session, we examine and discuss engaging research-based strategies and activities that unlock opportunities […]

Puzzlemania! (Exhibitor Workshop)

• Location: Cancun • Excerpt: In a wide world of resources, it can be difficult to find just the right activity to provide you with the best glimpse of what learners are capable of. Join us for a session jam-packed with puzzles that are not only sure to delight your students, but really get them […]

When Smart Kids Get Stuck: Supporting Productive Struggle Through Affective Curriculum

• Location: Fiesta 7/8 How can we help gifted children, who sometimes avoid challenges, develop capacity for resilient, productive struggle? One answer is “team-roles” self-reflection, whereby gifted children learn about complementary roles on effective teams and reflect on their own contributions to group problem-solving. In this session, we examine research-based strategies that have been implemented […]