Latin for Twice Exceptional & Gifted Global Thinkers

secular homeschool convention School Choice Week 2018: Latin for Twice Exceptional & Gifted Global Thinkers

Latin for Twice Exceptional & Gifted Global Thinkers Description

When you think of a “typical” foreign language textbook, it probably looks like a perfect dream to a concrete-sequential thinker — but that makes such books, and classes based on them, a perfect nightmare for many gifted and twice-exceptional global thinkers and learners. In this presentation, we will look at a framework that helps you understand HOW and WHY your child is different from the “perfect world language student” that school-based language programs are designed for, and we’ll discover how Stories, Questions, and a Joyful Learning Community can make all languages — but especially Latin — accessible and enjoyable for all kinds of learners, including your twice exceptional child. We’ll experience — and possibly even create — a Latin story or two along the way.

secular homeschool conference School Choice Week 2018: Latin for Twice Exceptional & Gifted Global Thinkers

Justin’s Bio

Justin M. Schwamm, Jr., taught high-school Latin in a very diverse, low-wealth North Carolina school district for 22 years. He quickly discovered that “those bad lazy kids” (as they were frequently labeled) were, in fact, anything but “bad and lazy” — they tended to be highly gifted, and many had undiagnosed dyslexia, learning disabilities, and processing issues . He and his students developed a curriculum and an approach to learning now known as the Three Column Way. In 2014, Justin began his current work with “Those Kids,” offering Latin classes through Gifted Homeschoolers Forum as well as small-group and one-on-one programs for “those kids” and their adult counterparts. He also provides coaching to teachers and to small business owners who work in the broad field of education for personal transformation.

You can connect with me through my Website. Follow me on Facebook, and twitter.

 

 

Check out all the talks for  2018 School Choice Week, Homeschooling Children Across the Learning Spectrum.

Secular, Eclectic, Academic Homeschoolers will be in Atlanta in July 2018!

Secular Homeschool Conference Atlanta 2018





Design Thinking & Project-Based Learning for Twice-Exceptional Learners

secular homeschool convention School Choice Week 2018: Design Thinking and PBL for Twice-Exceptional Learners

Design Thinking and Project-Based Learning for Twice-Exceptional Learners Description

Are you having a hard time meeting your creative gifted or twice-exceptional child’s need for depth and complexity in their learning? You may have heard of Design Thinking and project-based learning and wondered if it can meet those needs; but do you need help in figuring out exactly how it all works?

Join educator, author, and coach Jade Rivera to discuss authentic learning, how to scaffold a child as they learn new skills, and how giftedness and twice-exceptionality, design thinking and project-based learning go hand in hand. Jade will share her favorite resources and techniques for meeting the educational needs of these amazing and delightful children at this fun and engaging workshop.

secular homeschool conference School Choice Week 2018: Design Thinking and Project-Based Learning for Twice-Exceptional Learners

Jade’s Bio

For over ten years, Jade Rivera has made educating gifted and twice-exceptional children her mission. She is the founder and lead educator of Sunnyside Micro-School for gifted and twice-exceptional children in Oakland, CA. She is a proud Gifted Homeschoolers Forum Ambassador and author of Micro-Schools: Creating Personalized Learning on a Budget. In 2016 she was honored by the California Association for Gifted Children for her distinguished service on behalf of gifted families.

You can connect with me through my Website. Or follow me on Facebook at Jade Rivera Facebook or Sunnyside Micro School Facebook, or on Instagram.

 

Check out all the talks for  2018 School Choice Week, Homeschooling Children Across the Learning Spectrum.

 

Secular, Eclectic, Academic Homeschoolers will be in Atlanta in July 2018!

Secular Homeschool Conference Atlanta 2018