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Santa Fe Public Schools

SANTA FE, NM – Geoffrey Moon is a Gifted Education Specialist within the Services for Advanced and Gifted Education Department for the Santa Fe Public Schools. He first heard Josh Waitzkin speak at the National Association for Gifted Children conference in 2009, and has maintained an interest in bringing The Art of Learning principles to …

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Marshfield High School

MARSHFIELD, MO – Chris Roberds, a gifted coordinator and debate coach at Marshfield High School, is using The Art of Learning with educators and students within the gifted and debate program. His intention is to show students the value of focusing on the end result and building backwards. Roberds’ high school gifted students are reading …

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Liberty Elementary

GOODYEAR, AZ- The mission at Liberty Elementary is to educate gifted students about the most effective ways for them to learn.  GATE Coordinator Patty Messer is conducting workshops with the parents of gifted students in order to educate them about how to best help their child succeed in school and life and is considering using …

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Burnside Elementary

REDWING, MN- The vision of the Red Wing Public Schools is for all students to fulfill their highest potential and become respectful, responsible and productive citizens.  Gifted and Talented Coordinator Sandra Flores is introducing The Art of Learning to gifted/talented educational team members who are developing interventions for students in grades K-8th. “We recognize in …

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GARLAND, TX- The mission of the Garland Independent School District, which incorporates 72 schools and over 58,000 students, is to create a learning environment that fosters and promotes critical thinkers who are prepared mentally, physically, and emotionally to be active participants in the 21st century.  Gifted and Talented Coordinator Linda Phemister is conducting a book …

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Oak Grove Middle School

PARAGOULD, AR-Char Edwards Green, a gifted and talented school facilitator at Oak Grove Middle School, is using The Art of Learning as a tool to help develop a lesson plan to meet the affective needs of gifted 10-13-year olds.  By focusing on the  book’s principles “Using Adversity” and “Making Smaller Circles”, she is teaching students …

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