Our Conferences

    • 3 Feb 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (MST)
    • Virtual

    UAGC 2022 Free Virtual Parent Night

    Featuring Dr. Joanne Foster

    Thursday, February 3, 2022 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

    Join Dr. Foster's informative and engaging presentation where she will share information and resources for nurturing children’s and teens’ high-level development.  She will also share countless strategies to help kids engage in meaningful learning opportunities.  Topics will include learning options, creativity, motivation, self-confidence, resilience, social and emotional well-being, and practical approaches for successful outcomes during times of challenge and change.  This session will include a question/answer segment. 

    • 5 Feb 2022
    • (MST)
    • 2 sessions
    • Virtual

    UAGC Virtual Winter Symposium

    Featuring Dr. Joanne Foster

    February 5, 2022

    Session 1:  9:00 - 11:30 AM     Creativity in the Classroom

    Session 2  12:00 - 2:30 PM     Motivating Gifted/High Ability Learners

    Session Descriptions:

    Creativity in the Classroom  

    • Understanding creativity, concerns, strategies, and resources. 
    • Knowing why creativity is important and how to get successful outcomes
    • Encouraging children and teens to tap into their creativity and make it an integral part of their learning 

    Motivating Gifted/High-Ability Learners

    • Learning what underlies motivation, with attention to such matters as effort, learning preferences, underachievement, procrastination, goal-setting, productivity, and more...
    • Understanding how to ignite students’ engagement with practical strategies and coping mechanisms for immediate application 
    • Encouraging and reinforcing motivation for optimal learning 

    Both sessions will have interactive components. Attendees will be asked to participate by sharing ideas, asking questions, and responding to prompts. A list of suggested resources will be sent to participants.

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