Tag Archives: discussion groups

Talk less, listen more is key advice for parent group facilitators

One of the things I really enjoy doing is being a nationally sanctioned SENG facilitator trainer. I have trained hundreds of people, from many different districts, in how to run SMPGs: SENG Model Parent Groups. These are structured support groups for parents … Continue reading

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8 Questions With Terry About Gifted and Talented

Michele Chambers is getting a Masters degree in Gifted and Talented education from Denver’s Regis University. An assignment for her class “Advocacy, Service-Learning, and Twice-Exceptional” was to interview experts in the field of gifted ed. Michelle and I are on … Continue reading

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2e Newsletter writes about my session at World Conference

The 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter wrote an article about my session at the World Gifted Conference this pat summer. I wanted to share it with you and encourage you to visit their web site and subscribe to 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter. From … Continue reading

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NAGC Convention Session: Student Discussion Groups

At the 2012 NAGC Convention in Denver, I was part of a trio that presented the session “Discussion Groups: A Focused, But Flexible, Affective Curriculum.” My co-presenters were Jean Peterson and George Betts. I started using Jean Peterson’s book The … Continue reading

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A Conference Devoted To Social And Emotional Giftedness

I attended and presented at my 6th SENG Conference in July, this time in Milwaukee. SENG stands for Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted. I love that the entire focus of the three day conference is on social and emotional … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness About Gifted In SW Colorado

I visited beautiful Durango, Colorado to conduct two days of gifted training sessions.  It was organized by Betsey Krill, Coordinator of Gifted Ed SJBOCES and SW Gifted Education Regional Consultant.  I got to meet with and train people from Durango, … Continue reading

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Training More Facilitators For Gifted Discussion Groups

Not all my work is in Boulder.  I’ll be at the Aurora (Colorado) Public Schools on April 22nd doing an all-day workshop to train about 100 educators and mental health professionals from all over the Denver metro area about how … Continue reading

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