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Day 2: Opening

Opening: Dr. Roxana Reichman

Keynote: Prof. David Passig and Dr. Hava Vidergor

 Future thinking and teaching gifted students to think about the future

Innovation and creative strategies

  1. Creative mathematics in an Icelandic compulsory school. Ósk Dagsdóttir, Island

  2. Digital concept maps as a methodology for collaborative learning and a tool to enrich gifted students' analytical thinking. Lina Boulos and Yasir Awad, Israel

  3. A holistic approach to the gifted and outstanding in the heterogeneous classroom. Ada Drori and Dganit Kukawka, Israel

Giftedness and gifted students

  1. From Sight to Observation in gifted students. Dganit Kukawka & Ada Drori, Israel

  2. Qabilet - talent diagnostics service in the modern school education system. Aslanbek Amrin and Gulim Zhussupova, Kazakhstan

  3. DEIS students' performance and participation in CTYI's EUE program. Cathy Woods, Ireland

roundtable - gifted education through an intersectional lens

Gifted education through an intersectional lens. Laura Elena Runceanu, Sweden

Workshop - Implementing motivational interviewing

Implementing motivational interviewing with high-ability students. Nava Ben Artzey, Israel

curriculum models for teaching

  1. Curriculum development in gifted education in Turkey.    Hasan Akdeniz, United States

  2. Discovery learning: A pedagogical model for developing higher order thinking (HOT) through the multi-year curriculum. Elina Lustov, Israel

Innovative schools and grade skipping

  1. Model of secondary school for gifted students in Spain. Alfredo Serrano de Haro Martínez, Spain

  2. Grade skipping: Why is it a good strategy for gifted students?    Andrée Therrien, Canada

RoundTable - Promoting a Culture of Excellence

Promoting a culture of excellence - from a passerby to a way of life - The story of  the "Amirim" program. Sara Davidson/Iris Azulay, and Leah Visotsky, Israel


Prof. Joyce Van Tassel-Baska

An evidence-based approach to practice: Content-based differentiation for advanced learners

Coping with differences among gifted students

  1. Impact of overexcitability and big five openness to experience on student preference for deep learning. Shelagh A. Gallagher, United States

  2. Exploring differences in habits of mind across talent majors for gifted and talented students. Julia Link Roberts, Hasan Akdeniz, and Tyler Clark, United States

  3. The executive function basis of dyscalculia, orthographic dyslexia, and dysgraphia: Even gifted learners have learning disorders.          Paul Beljan, United States

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