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College Board Advanced Placement Program Innovate Kentucky: Create a Spark Little Learners, Big Ideas

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (housed at The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU)

World Council for Gifted & Talented Children (housed at The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU)

National Association for Gifted Children

The Association for the Gifted

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky (located at WKU)

2017 Wedge Seminar 

The Wedge Visiting Scholar Presentations

The Wedge Visiting Scholar Presentations, a free evening lecture and all-day workshop for educators and the public, has been presented each year since 2003 through a gift from the Wedge family. Presentations have included Dr. Carol Tomlinson on “Defensible Differentiation: What Will It Take to Get It Right?”; Dr. Donald Treffinger on teaching children to think critically and creatively; Jonathan Plucker on excellence gaps; Bronwyn MacFarlane on “Curriculum for Every Student to Succeed: Integrating Best Practices from Gifted Education in the Content Areas; and Barbara Kerr on “From Imagination to Innovation: Encouraging Students in STEM.”


About the Presenter

Bronwyn MacFarlane

Rena Subotnik is Director of the Center for Psychology in Schools and Education (CPSE) at the American Psychological Association.  CPSE promotes high quality application of psychology to programs and policies for schools and education. The office serves as a liaison both within APA and with national educational and scientific societies, federal agencies, and the general public concerning teaching, learning, and the well-being of children and personnel in schools and other educational institutions.
Before Dr. Subotnik came to APA, she was a professor of education at Hunter College, where she coordinated the secondary education program and served for 14 years as research and curriculum liaison to the Hunter College laboratory schools for gifted children (grades PK-12). Subotnik was the 2002 recipient of the National Association for Gifted Children NAGC Distinguished Scholar award, 2013 Mensa Lifetime Achievement award, and is a 2009 American Educational Research Association fellow.

Wedge Visiting Scholar Presentations 2018

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