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Book Study

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FALL 2018
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
Nine weeks beginning week of October 15 through week of December 10, 2018
Taking Thanksgiving week off
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
15 Hours of Gifted Education

Why do naturally talented people frequently fail to reach their potential while other far less gifted individuals go on to achieve amazing things? The secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a passionate persistence.

The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading by Jan Richardson
Begins October 19, 2018
Registration Deadline: October 12, 2018

Give yourself the gift of a guided reading make over using the instructional planning framework from Jan Richardson’s “The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading”.  This book study will hold differentiated lesson design that embeds assessment analysis, planning and execution of her guided reading framework with your students. This is an independently driven book study using Google Classroom and the endless resources shared within the required text.

WINTER 2018
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Nine weeks beginning week of January 7 through week of March 4, 2019
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, December 19, 2019
15 Hours of Gifted Education

Cain argues that modern Western culture misunderstands and undervalues the traits and capabilities of introverted people, leading to “a colossal waste of talent, energy, and happiness.”

SPRING 2018
The New Art and Science of Teaching by Robert Marzano
January 14 through March 25, 2019
Registration Deadline:  December 19, 2018

Explore over 330 evidence-based practices that you can add to your bank of classroom strategies to target specific student learning outcomes, as well as learning how to recognize behavioral evidence that the strategies are effective. These take-aways can be applied to Response to Intervention, MTSS, and Universal Design for Learning frameworks to leverage progress for all of your students!     

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
Nine weeks beginning the week of February 11 through the week of April 8, 2019
Taking Spring Break week off
Registration Deadline: February 6, 2019
15 Hours of Gifted Education

We all strive for success, but how do we define success?  What are the factors that contribute to success?  Gladwell helps us explore this, and more, and you may be surprised by some of our discoveries as we apply this to education and specifically gifted students.

View the PDF Here                        REGISTER HERE

Book Studies
Cost: $100.00 per book study
Completed online in a Google Classroom. Participants are responsible for purchasing their own book.
Ashland University credit is available with the purchase of any book study.