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Portrait of three teachers in the school hall. They are smiling for the camera.
Portrait of three teachers in the school hall. They are smiling for the camera.
Katie D. Lewis

What the Research Says: The Impact of Teacher Beliefs on Gifted Education

Teachers play an important role in all aspects of gifted education, from identifying potential talent, to challenging learning opportunities, to helping students navigate social-emotional growth. Yet the research on the impact of teacher beliefs and the impact on gifted learners is sparse.

friendly preschool teacher helping little girl with class work
Clint Rodriguez

Teaching to the Top: An Advanced Depth and Complexity Boot Camp

If the icons of depth and complexity don’t feel as shiny as they once did, this session recording from giftED20 is for you. Rediscover the power of the icons through targeted activities that take the “depth and complexity” in depth and complexity seriously.

Portrait of african girl writing solution of sums on white board at school. Black schoolgirl solving addition sum on white board with marker pen. School child thinking while doing mathematics problem.
Daniel Brillhart

Depth and Complexity with Math

Participants will explore how the Icons of Depth and Complexity will enable their students to grasp math concepts at a deeper level and consider math situations in new ways in this video recorded at giftED20.

Carrie Simpson

4-3-2-1 Creating Leveled, Rigorous Questions with the Depth and Complexity Icons

Developing meaningful, challenging questions is a difficult task. In this session, participants will move from creating a one-icon question to composing one with four or more icons embedded, guiding students to deep, abstract thought.

Cute high school friends laughing and having fun while solving a problem on a white board
David Chung

The Math Connection: Using the Depth & Complexity Framework to Differentiate Secondary Math Content

Connect overarching mathematical concepts with numerous Depth & Complexity Iconic Prompts to understand natural connections between the Framework and mathematics – leading to a better understanding of ways to differentiate instruction within math courses.

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Cecelia Boswell

On the Outside Looking In: The G/T Program Evaluation Process

Every journey begins with a first step. In order to take that step, a destination is determined. Deciding the journey’s destination relies on prior travel and a desire for a new direction to explore.