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2015 Sarah D. Barder Conference

Friday, February 20

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.             Welcome and orientation for new Sarah D. Barder Fellows

5:00 - 6:15 p.m.             Registration

6:15 - 7:00 p.m.             Reception and poster session

7:00 - 9:15 p.m.             Dinner

  • Welcome by Dr. Elaine Hansen, Executive Director
  • Introduction of new Fellows
  • Keynote address: Teacher Priorities, Differentiation, and Teaching to the “Bubble” by Dr. Amy Shelton, Associate Dean for Research at the Johns Hopkins School of Education and Director of Research at the Center for Talented Youth
  • Fellow Self-Introductions

Saturday, February 21

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.             Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.             Setting the Stage

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.           Session I: Measuring student success: progress v. proficiency

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.         Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session II: Only so many hours in a day: time and
                                                        effort allocation strategies

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.           Lunch

1:15 – 2:45 p.m.            Session III: What do you need that you don’t get and
                                                        what do you get that you don’t need?

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.            Break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.            Session IV: Case Study

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.            Closing