In this 6-hour book study, Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T., takes you chapter by chapter, asks questions for reflection and calls out action items to provide a practical application for the book’s many recommendations and concepts. In addition, you will have access to downloads and other materials to help you implement differentiation in your classroom.
In this 6-hour course, you will learn:
- Different ways to define academic success
- How to create a comfort zone for learning
- Understand preassessment and how use it
- Implementation strategies for tiering in the classroom
- Strategies for assessment
Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s "Child Genius," and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.