Here’s the last 20 minutes of my keynote from Tennessee’s 2015 state gifted conference. Live audio synced up with my slides.
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A price increase, Youtube previews, and a survey. Plus, the latest videos from March at Byrdseed.TV: Impostor Syndrome, Bridge Building, Learning to Create, and Easy Movie Trailers.
Byrdseed.TV is one month old now. A big thanks to all of you who have become members! Here are the latest videos as well as answers to some common questions.
Concept Attainment is probably my favorite model of instruction. It takes the opposite road of direct instruction, and forces students to make their own connections. It builds drama, gives students ownership, and is plain old fun. Here’s a video explaining Concept Attainment.
Here’s part of my technology presentation from CAG 2011. In this project, students will develop a movie trailer of a story they have read in class. The purpose is to analyze the tone of the original story and recreate it in a multimedia format.
An inspiring, challenging, and even entertaining TED presentation by Dan Meyer.
Tell me your gifted learners won’t be fascinating and inspired by this video of a robot capable of folding hand towels.
Do your gifted learners use the complexity tool of “multiple perspectives” to analyze stories, problems, and historical events? Here’s a TED Talk about real life multiple perspectives that will make your students (and you!) reconsider basic assumptions.
I’m always looking for ways for my gifted students to interact with literature through different media, and realized that this TED Talk had applications as an interesting literary response activity.