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Vertical Differentiation: Strategies that Stretch

  • September 27, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Zoom

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PD Webinar Series, September 27, 2022, 6:00 pm CT

Vertical Differentiation: Strategies that Stretch

This session highlights differentiation strategies to stretch student thinking, promote deep learning, and provide layers of challenge for gifted, advanced, and high-potential students. When students have opportunities to “reach” to their next levels of learning, these experiences reveal talent. This session also highlights scaffolds for supporting students from culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse backgrounds.

Emily Mofield, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor at Lipscomb University, teaching courses in the Gifted Education and Advanced Academics Program and the Ed.D. Program for Leadership and Strategic Change. With over 20 years of experience in gifted education as a teacher, district leader, and now assistant professor, Emily is passionate about developing high-quality resources to equip teachers to identify, serve, and support gifted and high-potential students. Her work focuses on curriculum, differentiation, psychosocial skills, and collaborative teaching practices for promoting access and equity in gifted education. Emily has authored or co-authored a number of books, award-winning gifted curricula (with Vanderbilt PTY), articles, and chapters in the field and has been recognized with the NAGC Hollingworth Award for Excellence in Research and Legacy Book Award for Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence (with Megan Parker Peters). She has recently co-authored Collaboration, Coteaching, and Coaching in Gifted Education (with Vicki Phelps), recognized as NAGC Book of the Year (2021). Her newest resources include A Teacher’s Guide to Curriculum Design for Gifted and Advanced Learners (with Tamra Stambaugh) and Vertical Differentiation for Gifted, Advanced, and High-Potential Students: 25 Strategies to Stretch Student Thinking.

GIFTED SPECIALIST - please share this with your general ed teachers.  They will need to also register in order to get in to the webinar.

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