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Reaching Academic Potential

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1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Phone: 270-745-6323
Fax: 270-745-6279
Email: gifted@wku.edu

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)

Professional Development

In alignment with goal 2, to increase teacher understanding of the behaviors that correlate with high potential in underrepresented populations and enhance teacher professional practice to foster and support diverse learners and emerging talent, Western Kentucky University has provided the following professional development for the project:

  • August 28, 2017: The Excellence Gap (Download Presentation)

  • August 26, 2017: Project Reaching Academic Potential, KAGE Update 2017 (Download Presentation)

  • July 24, 2017: Differentiating with RAFT (Download Presentation)
  • May 1, 2017: Project RAP: Next Steps (training for principals) (Download Presentation)

  • March 3, 2017: Differentiation through Centers (Download Presentation)
  • January 26, 2017: The Challenges of Differentiating: From Classroom Management to Appropriately Challenging Learning Experiences 

  • May 2, 2016: Training for principals on Gifted Characteristics and Cluster Grouping (Download Presentation)

  • June 1, 2016: Mentoring Mathematical Minds Training for teachers

  • June 2, 2016: Jacob’s Ladder Training for teachers and Planning for Young Scholars Summer Program (Download Presentation)

  • July 27, 2016: Nuts and Bolts of Differentiation for teachers (Download Presentation)

  • July 28, 2016: Differentiation in Mathematics for teachers

  • August 22, 2016: Bloom Charts, Rubrics, and Products for teachers

  • September 15, 2016: Differentiation in Mathematics for teachers

  • October 13, 2016: Symposium on Kentucky's children who are gifted and talented (Download Presentation)

Project RAP Professional Development

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