Deliberate Excellence – The Power of Effective Classrooms

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Deliberate Excellence – The Power of Effective Classrooms


Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Creativity and Instructional Strategies
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Are great teachers born or made? In this 1-hour course Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T., answers this question and offers inspiration that will pump you up to become the best teacher you can be. Spoiler alert: you have what it takes!

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Not everyone is a great teacher, but with the right tools and training, anyone can be! What do you need to develop excellence in GT education? Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T., has the answer. 

In this 1-hour course, you will learn:

  • The rules of being a good teacher
  • Creative and effective classroom discipline
  • The posture and “strong voice” that maintain classroom order
Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.

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