Differentiation for High Achievers

Presented by: Pam Burton

Event Information: 6 PD Hours 

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Amongst other Australian Professional Standards for Teachers 1.5, 1.6 and 4.1 will be a major focus during this workshop.

This program will assist teachers to use the Australian Curriculum Framework to develop a variety of curriculum approaches that meet the needs of High Achievers.

Key elements of the program include:

  • How to use the achievement standards and strands to plan for relevant learning for gifted and talented students and high achievers.
  • Understanding the learning needs of high achievers.
  • Understanding the differences between acceleration and enrichment and how to apply them.
  • Identifying the evidence based research models that challenge and deepen students’ capacity to problem solve and expand their thinking. This includes models developed by Renzulli, Maker, Williams, Parnes and Kaplan.
  • Identifying relevant strategies and techniques that challenge and engage high achievers.
  • Designing a unit of work that is based on one of the curriculum models.

Event Details:


Monday 28th October, 2019

  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Mulgrave Country Club 
Wellington Rd & Jells Rd, Wheelers Hill

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Target Audience: Teachers Years 5 to 9, Curriculum Leaders, Gifted & Talented Leaders.

  $279.00 + GST

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About the Presenter:

Pam Burton’s interest, experience and expertise in educating students at all levels is reflected in her broad teaching and consultancy career. She is a celebrated presenter and author who works extensively with students, teachers and organisations in the areas of leadership, brain compatible learning, boys’ education, literacy, gifted education, creative and critical thinking, learning styles, multiple intelligences and cooperative learning. She has been a lecturer in Gifted Education at Deakin University, a presenter in the Bright Sparks and Women in Leadership programs and numerous other programs at Deakin University.


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