NAGC 2021

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University of Connecticut NAGC Conference Presentations

Friday
District Pacing Guide Policies, Pressures, and Instruction for Gifted Learners
Friday, November 12th | 8:00 - 9:00 am | Summit 9
-Vonna L. Hemmler - University of Virginia
-Susan Dulong Langley - University of Connecticut
-E. Jean Gubbins - University of Connecticut
-Carolyn M. Callahan - University of Virginia

Doing What Mathematicians Do! Nurturing Mathematical Talent with Algebraic Reasoning
Friday, November 12th | 8:00 - 9:00 am | Valley 3
-M. Katherine Gavin - University of Connecticut

Implications for Gifted Identification and Services Based on NCRGE’s First 5 Years of Research
Friday, November 12th | 10:30 - 11:30 am | Summit 4/5
-Del Siegle - University of Connecticut
-D. Betsy McCoach - University of Connecticut
-E. Jean Gubbins - University of Connecticut
-Carolyn M. Callahan - University of Virginia

Saturday
Identifying Disclosures About Gifted English Learners for Equitable Identification
Saturday, November 13th | 8:00 - 8:30 am | Crest 1/2
-Susan Dulong Langley - University of Connecticut

Introduction to Curriculum Compacting
Saturday, November 13th | 9:15 - 10:15 am | Maple 4
-Stacy M. Hayden - University of Connecticut/Shaffer Evaluation Group

What is Missing from the Identification of Underrepresented Students?
Saturday, November 13th | 9:15 - 10:15 am | Valley 3
-Joseph S. Renzulli - University of Connecticut
-Gilman W. Whiting - Vanderbilt University

Integrating Curriculum Problem Solving into Computational Thinking Curriculum
Saturday, November 13th | 10:30 - 11:00 am | Cottonwood 4/5
-Lihong Xie - University of Connecticut
-Catherine A. Little - University of Connecticut

Professional Learning to Foster Effective Teacher Collaboration for Gifted Students
Saturday, November 13th | 10:30 - 11:30 am | Cottonwood 9
-Susan Dulong Langley - University of Connecticut
-Ashley Y. Carpenter - Center for Gifted Education - William & Mary
-Kenneth J. Wright - University of Connecticut
-E. Jean Gubbins - University of Connecticut
-Del Siegle - University of Connecticut

New Directions in the Schoolwide Enrichment Model
Saturday, November 13th | 2:30 - 3:30 pm | Valley 3
-Sally M. Reis - University of Connecticut

Savoring Struggle: Giving Students (and Teachers!) Tools for Meeting Challenges
Saturday, November 13th | 2:30 - 3:30 pm | Maple 4
-Catherine A. Little - University of Connecticut
-Clarisa Rodrigues - University of Connecticut

Enhancing Critical Thinking and Helping Students Debunk Stereotypes with Big Data
Saturday, November 13th | 3:45 - 4:45 pm | Cottonwood 4/5
-Del Siegle - University of Connecticut

Enhancing Teachers’ Understanding & Practice Related to High Potential of Diverse Learners
Saturday, November 13th | 3:45 - 4:45 pm | Cottonwood 9
-Pamela Peters - University of Connecticut
-Rachael A. Cody - University of Connecticut
-Rebecca L. O’Brien - Whitworth University
-Shana Lusk - University of Connecticut

Sunday
Identifying Current Issues in Gifted Identification
Sunday, November 14th | 8:00 - 9:00 am | Summit 9
-Del Siegle - University of Connecticut
-E. Jean Gubbins - University of Connecticut

Project A3: Awesome Advanced Activities - A New Curriculum Series to Challenge and Engage Talented Math Students
Sunday, November 14th | 9:15 - 10:15 am | Summit 8
-M. Katherine Gavin - University of Connecticut
-Linda J. Sheffield - Northern Kentucky University

Lessons from Leaders for Moving Forward into an Unknown Future
Sunday, November 14th | 10:30 - 11:30 am | Aurora Ballroom
-Lauri B. Kirsch - Florida
-Tracy L. Cross - William & Mary
-Ken Dickerson - Advocacy for Students with Gifts/Talents & Learning Challenges & Professional Learning Opportunities for Educators
-Richard Olenchak - Purdue University
-Jonathan Plucker - John Hopkins University
-Joseph S. Renzulli - University of Connecticut
-Julia L. Roberts - Western Kentucky University
-Dorothy A. Sisk - Lamar University

POSTERS
Identifying the Trail Markers to Curriculum Fidelity
Friday, November 12th | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
-Catherine A. Little - University of Connecticut
-Sarah K. Charbonneau - University of Connecticut
-Alexandra A. Cascio - University of Connecticut

Inviting Engagement and Exploration: Supporting Inquiry in ELA and Math
Saturday, November 13th | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
-Elizabeth A. Fogarty - University of St. Thomas
-Catherine A. Little - University of Connecticut
-Janine Firmender - Saint Joseph’s University

Promoting Student Engagement Through Mathematical Discourse
-Stacy M. Hayden - University of Connecticut/Shaffer Evaluation Group
-E. Jean Gubbins - University of Connecticut
-Kelly L. Kearney - University of Connecticut
-Tutita M. Casa - University of Connecticut
-Rachael A. Cody - University of Connecticut