Timothy Gangwer's Blog – May 2017 Archive (6)

Emphasis on Visual Communication Comes With a Blind Spot

John Seven: Emphasis on visual communication comes with a blind spot

Posted Monday, May 15, 2017 12:54 pm

By John Seven

NORTH ADAMS — A number of writers have lately taken to analyzing Neil Postman's 32-year-old book, "Amusing Ourselves To Death," in context its prophetic tone about the current state of our nation.…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 16, 2017 at 10:40am — No Comments

9 Brain Benefits of Unplugging—And How to Find Device-Free Time for Your Students

9 Brain Benefits of Unplugging—And How to Find Device-Free Time for Your Students

Eight hours. This is the amount of time most teens are spending on an electronic device every single day, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Between phones, laptops, TV, and tablets, this generation is more connected than ever before. While […]…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 12, 2017 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Gifted Plus Conference, San Antonio, TX

Identifying Gifted ELL: Barriers & Strategies to Meeting Their Needs

Identification | Intermediate

Gifted students account for 4.5% of high…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 11, 2017 at 4:34pm — No Comments

A Lesson on the Potential of Twice Exceptional Learners from Sir Richard Branson

A Lesson on the Potential of Twice Exceptional Learners from Sir Richard Branson

Billion-dollar business tycoon, Sir Richard Branson, is one of the most innovative entrepreneurial thinkers of our time.

As a life-long sufferer of dyslexia, he’s also a perfect example of the greatness our twice exceptional (2E) students can achieve.  …

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 9, 2017 at 11:05am — No Comments

Aperture On Sight: Teaching Visual Literacy Through Photography

Aperture On Sight: Teaching Visual Literacy Through Photography

Saturday, June 3

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Aperture Gallery and Bookstore

547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 3, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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