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MCGT Fall Conference



2017 Annual MCGT Conference

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Robbinsdale Middle School - 3730 Toledo Ave N, Robbinsdale, MN


2017 Keynote Speaker – Dr. Richard Cash

Dr. Richard Cash has given hundreds of workshops, presentations, and staff-development sessions throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The research-based strategies and techniques he offers are proven to increase student achievement. Others have commended his talent for working with teachers to develop engaging and enriching learning environments that can improve student learning. At the end of the day, his greatest passion is helping teachers recognize the various talents all children possess and create learning experiences to allow those talents to flourish.

He is considered by many to be an exceptionally engaging, motivating, and enlightening presenter. He is also a member of several professional organizations including the National Association for Gifted Children, the Council for Exceptional Children, and ASCD. Dr. Cash has authored numerous articles on quality instructional practices and a popular teacher resource guide, Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century (Revised & Updated). He co-authored the book Differentiation for Gifted Learners: Going Beyond the Basics with Dr. Diane Heacox. His newest book, Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn, was released in 2016. 


The Day’s Schedule

8:30 – 9:00   Check-in and pick up program
9:00 – 12:00 Children’s morning session
9:00 – 10:30 Welcome, MCGT Friend of the Gifted Award, Keynote Address
10:45 – 11:45  Adult Breakout Session I
11:45 – 1:00    Lunch for adults and students
1:00 – 4:00   Children’s afternoon session
1:00 – 1:20   MCGT Annual Meeting
1:30 – 2:30   Adult Breakout Session II
2:45 – 3:45   Adult Breakout Session III
4:10 – 4:30   Book Swap session for students
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