UAGC 2022 Virtual Winter Symposium

  • 5 Feb 2022
  • (MST)
  • 2 sessions
  • 5 Feb 2022, 9:00 AM 11:30 AM (MST)
  • 5 Feb 2022, 12:00 PM 2:30 PM (MST)
  • 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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Salt Lake City, UT  84107

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