Gifted & Talented Ed: Speaker Series 1/21 6:30pm MPR
UPDATE 1/24/15: Thank you for attending our Speaker Series! Mr. Ian Byrd shared links to his presentation, including links to some books about gifted kids.
Mr. Byrd will be speaking as part of our Speaker Series, Different Paths to Success.
Ian Byrd taught gifted students in Garden Grove, California and grew up as a gifted kid himself in the same district. On his journey to become a teacher, Ian earned a degree in Computer Science, briefly played bass in an almost successful rock band (The Red West), and married a fashion designer (Mary May Byrd). He now writes about gifted education at Byrdseed.com to an audience of 20,000 monthly visitors and develops videos at Byrdseed.TV. Additionally, Ian is a technical advisor for Swun Math and OCC GATE. Mr. Byrd is also a nationally known speaker who discusses such topics as differentiation, how to effectively teach writing skills to gifted learners, inspiring advanced mathematics learners, and meeting the social-emotional needs of gifted students in public schools today.
For additional information, visit http://www.byrdseed.com.
If you have questions for either of the speakers on the topic, please send a concise summary of your question to firstname.lastname@example.org. The questions will be compiled and sent to the speakers ahead of time so they can address it during the talk.