Meeting the Needs of Gifted and High-Ability Learners – Jan 12, 2017 – WATCH
The PTA thanks Katie Augustyn, from the Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG), for her presentation on meeting the needs of gifted and high-ability learners. The event was well attended by PTA members and guests. If you were unable to be there, we have included a video recording of her presentation, along with Katie’s slide deck, notes, and more below as PDF’s.
- Slide Deck – Meeting Needs of Gifted and High-Ability Learners 1.12.17
- Script – Meeting Needs of Gifted and High-Ability Learners 1.12.17
- Characteristics of gifted children positive negative behaviors
- Dabrowskis Overexcitabilities
Original post advertising the event: Parents and educators are invited to an evening presentation on gifted and high-ability students by Katie Augustyn, from the Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG). Topics include:
- Characteristics of gifted children
- Bright vs. Gifted: how we can tell and why it matters
- Asynchronous development and why it is important to understand
- What educators can do to help meet the needs of gifted and high ability students
- Resources that are available to help parents and educators
- How parents and children can connect with those of similar interests in our community and state
- Awards, scholarships, grants, clubs, competitions and events you need to know about
Presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. Free materials, information, and resources will be available for distribution. CAG’s A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Education will be available for purchase.
Katie Augustyn is the VP of Programming and a Gifted Specialist at Connecticut Association for the Gifted, a non-profit volunteer organization that supports the needs of gifted and talented students in Connecticut.