NJAGC Annual Conference & Family Event

Reserve your Zipcar or book your train ticket and take the kiddos along to the NJAGC’s 22nd Annual Conference, ‘Gifted in the Real World.’ The two-day event offers a day for educators on Friday, March 8 and a Family Day Program for parents and kids on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 4 pm, at The Hotel Somerset-Bridgewater in New Jersey.

Our ‘sister’ organization, The New Jersey Association for Gifted Children, NJAGC,  presents keynote speakers Kevin Fox, Jon Pearson, Kirk Weisler and Kimberly Hudson. A sampling of workshops with hands-on activities and lessons include:

• Authentic Research for the Real World

• Facilitating the Success of Academically Gifted African American Male Students

• Humor in the Gifted Classroom

• Aspergers Syndrome in the Classroom and Beyond

• Wild Things Dance

• Lessons for Global Citizenship

• 21st Century Thinking

• Changing Skills for a Changing World

• Pop Art & Poetry

• Go Out & Play: Geocaching and Other Great Outdoor Ideas for Gifted Kids

• Radical Acceleration and Gifted Girls

• Public Speaking Skills

• A Strand of STEM workshops will include: NASA & Aerospace Activities; Introduction to Wall Street; New Media Tools and Art Integrations; Drafting; Distance Education for the Gifted and Engineering Design

• Workshops for Kids include: Phabulous Physics: Rollercoaster Derby; Be A Museum Curator: Analyzing Artifacts; Secrets of Suspension Bridges, and much more.

For more details and to register:

Rose Cardona

Friday March 8, 2013 at 8:00 AM EST
Saturday March 9, 2013 at 4:00 PM EST

Hotel Somerset-Bridgewater

110 Davidson Ave.
Somerset, NJ 08873

Screen shot 2013-02-27 at 1.18.10 PM NJAGC_2013ConferenceFlyer


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