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2012 National Association for Gifted Children Convention Presentations

November 15-18, 2012 ¦ Denver, Colorado


Thursday, November 15

Paul, K.A., Troester, J., & Leppien, J. Untethered Learning Through the Use of Technology and Curricular Design: Part I.  9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Chamberlin, S., Adams, C., Carr. R.L., Casa, T.,Coxbill. E., Duncan Wiles, D., Gavin, K., & Tassell, J. Developing Talent in the STEM Fields in the Era of the Common Core State Standards (morning session focuses on grades K-5). 9:15 a.m. - 11:00  a.m.

Gentry, M. Total School Cluster Grouping: Connecting Elementary Programming to Middle Grades. 12:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Paul, K.A.  , Troester, J., & Leppien, J. Untethered Learning Through the Use of Technology and Curricular Design: Part II.  12:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Sheffield, L., Carmody, H., Chandler, K., Mann, E., Schultz, C., & Van Tassel-Baska, J. Developing Talent in the STEM Fields in the Era of the Common Core State Standards (afternoon session focuses on grades 6-12). 12:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.


Friday, November 16

Wu, J., Yang, Y., Jen, E., & Gentry, M. Examining Students’ Classroom Perceptions in a University-based Residential Program.  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.,  Exhibit Hall A.

Fugate, M., Jen, E. & Wu, J. Tell Us About Yourself: The Process of Developing the Teacher Interview Protocol. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Exhibit Hall A.

Kim, J.  Revisiting Paradoxical Effects of Praise and Critical Comments with Underachieving Gifted Students. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Exhibit Hall A.

Carmody, H., Mann, E., & Chamberlin, S. Creating Opportunities for Excellence: Open-Ended Math Projects.  1:30 p.m. - 2:30  p.m., Room #704

Fugate, M. Removing the Mask: Working Memory and Creativity in Students with Characteristics of Giftedness and ADHD.  1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Hall A

Peters, S., Gentry, M. & McBee, M. The Potential Pitfalls and Possibilities of Involving Teachers in Gifted Education Identification.  2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Room #207

Gentry, M., Wu, J., & Fugate, M. Talented Native American Children and Youth: A Call for Recognition and Service.  4:10 p.m.  5:10 p.m.,  Room #204. PPT (Presentation) PDF (Handout)

Peterson, J., Bradley, T. & Betts, G.. Discussion Groups: A Focused, but Flexible Affective Curriculum.  4:10 p.m. - 5:10 p.m., Room #606

Pan, L. and Yang, Y. Student Beliefs about Second Language Acquisition: Significant Differences in Individual Beliefs between High-ability, Intermediate, and Average Students in General Classes.   4:10 p.m. - 5:10 p.m., Exhibit Hall A

Mann, E., Coxbill, E., Chamberlin, S., & Carmody, H. Affect and creativity in mathematics: why and how to include them in your classroom.  4:10 p.m. - 4:40 p.m., Room #704

Duncan Wiles, D., Carmody, H., Mann, E., and Dominguez, D. STEM in the Trenches. 4:40 p.m. -  5:10 p.m., Room #704


Saturday, November 17

Gentry, M. & Fugate, M. Gifted, Creative, and Talented Native Americans: A Call for Relevant Research for Marginalized Cultures.  8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m., Room #710. PPT (Presentation) PDF (HANDOUT)

Kim, J.  Lead Your Ship to the Diverse World: Cultural Openness and Student Leadership to Navigate for Success in Multicultural Settings.  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., Exhibit Hall A

Chung, J. and Kim, J. Leadership Giftedness: The Review of Leadership Studies in Gifted Education between 2004 and 2011.  11:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m., Exhibit Hall A.

Jen, E. Incorporating Effective Curricula in School to Help High Ability Adolescents. 12:15 p.m. -  1:00 p.m., Exhibit    Hall A.

Duncan Wiles, D., Chamberlin, S. and Carr, R.L. Mathematical Modeling for Elementary and Middle School Students.  1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Room #208

Carr, R.L., & Duncan Wiles, D. Designing an Airplane: Engineering for Elementary Students.  2:00 p.m.- 2:30 PM., Room #208

Mann, E. Creativity by Design: A STEM Approach.  2:50 p.m. - 3:50 p.m., Room #201

McIntosh, J. Using a Parent Advisory Council to Create Guardians of the Gifted.  2:50 p.m. - 3:50 p.m., Room #605.

Paul, K.A.  It’s all about the Audience: Alternative Methods for Sharing Research and Evaluation Findings with Non-Research Audiences.  2:50 p.m. - 3:50 p.m., Room #608

Wu, J. Developing a High Quality Summer Enrichment Program for Gifted Children.  2:50 p.m. - 3:50 p.m., Exhibit Hall A.

Yang, Y. and Maeda, Y. The Relationship between Gifted and General Secondary Students’ Perceptions of their Classroom Quality and their Achievement in China.  1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Room #607


Sunday, November 18

Paul, K.A., Housand, B., Lewman, G. & Firmender, J. What do you get when you cross an iPad with a Teacher of Talented Students.   8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., Hyatt Regency Mineral F

Peterson, J., Neihart, M., Cross, T., Olszewski-Kubilius, & Jackson, P.S. Research on the Social, Emotional, and Psychological Characteristics of Gifted Populations. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., Hyatt Regency Centennial F



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