The Round Rock ISD 2014 Summer Professional Development Conference will be two full weeks of learning opportunities for educators from around central Texas. The classes listed below are only the beginning. Check back often to see what has been added. Round Rock ISD attendees, make sure you sign up in eCampus as well. The number is included in each course description.
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Monday, July 28 • 8:30am - 3:30pm
GT Update 6-12: Flipping over Socratic Seminars using TED Talks

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We have all heard the buzz about the flipped classroom.  This session will focus on how to use this strategy to enhance text-based dialogue using TED talks and Socratic seminar.  Examples of how to engage students with the text, craft thought-provoking questions, and design pre/post seminar tasks will be shared along with classroom management ideas to help it all run smoothly. 
**Teachers attending this session should have completed their GT 30 hours foundation training

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Michelle Swain

Director, Advanced Academic Services, Round Rock ISD
Michelle Swain currently serves as the Director of Gifted and Advanced Academic Services for Round Rock ISD. Michelle served on the TAGT Board of Directors and as 2011 President. She also served on the NAGC Board of Directors. Michelle was the recipient of the 2001 TAGT Region XIII... Read More →

Monday July 28, 2014 8:30am - 3:30pm CDT
C 207 1801 Tiger Trail, Round Rock, TX 78664

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