The 31st Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education - April 27th, 2013

Heads up! The Global Center for Gifted and Talented Children is holding the next "Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education in Second Life", April 27th 2013 at 9 p.m. CEST. Invited speaker is Dr. Monita Leavitt (USA).

Dr. Monita Leavitt, gifted education specialist for 25 years, is an international consultant and teacher trainer of high abilities children.  A contributing author of the 2nd ed. of Exceptional Needs Standards NBPTS (National Board for Professional Teaching Standards , 2010) and author of Building a Gifted Program: Identifying and Educating Students in Your School (2007), Dr. Leavitt currently teaches online courses for SIG (Summer Institute for the Gifted). 

Topic:  What should accomplished teachers know and be able to do to advance excellence in student learning and achievement?

  • Understand how teacher competencies translates to incorporating challenging assignments in the day to day organization of the classroom