Schoolwide Enrichment Program

in association with The Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development at the University of Connecticut

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The Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development at the University of Connecticut, is one of the leading centers in the world in the area of gifted education and talent development. Their work in talent development and gifted education is based on practical applications of over four decades of research, as are the direct services we provide to teachers, administrators, researchers, and policy makers throughout the world. The Renzulli Center is also well-known for the School Wide Enrichment Model (SEM) and the resulting technology-based learning system. The School Wide Enrichment Model is one of the best-known enrichment models in the world, and it is used in thousands of schools in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe, and Asia.
 

Highlights

SEM provides enriched learning experiences and higher learning standards for all children through three goals:

o developing talents in all children,

o providing a broad range of advanced-level enrichment experiences for all students, and

o providing advanced follow-up opportunities for young people based on their strengths and interests.

Eligibility

Primary & Secondary School Teachers, Special Educators, Counsellors
  • Course Structure

    • 8 Weeks of asynchronous classes including video lectures
    • 6 Synchronous classes (90 minutes each)
  • Module Details

    The SEM online class includes seven easy to follow modules:

    ·       Module 1: Overview of The Schoolwide Enrichment Module

    ·       Module 2: Comprehensive Strength Based Activities

    ·       Module 3: The Enrichment Triad Model

    ·       Module 4: Curriculum Compacting

    ·       Module 5: Enrichment Clusters

    ·       Module 6: Enrichment Infusion

    ·       Module 7: Renzulli Learning
     

  • Please click on the apply now button to complete the admission process.

    If you are looking for a bulk deal for participants from your school, please contact us at +91 8424061377 or write to us at abea.admissions@abet.co.in
     
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Dr. Joseph Renzulli
Founder, Renzulli Learning Systems & Professor, University of Connecticut

Dr. Joseph Renzulli is a leader and pioneer in gifted education and applying the pedagogy of gifted education teaching strategies to all students. The American Psychological Association named him among the 25 most influential psychologists in the world. Dr. Renzulli received the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Award for Innovation in Education, considered by many to be “the Nobel” for educators, and was a consultant to the White House Task Force on Education of the Gifted and Talented.

Joseph S. Renzulli is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, where he also served as director of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. His research has focused on the identification and development of creativity and giftedness in young people and on organizational models and curricular strategies for total school improvement. A focus of his work has been on applying the strategies of gifted education to the improvement of learning for all students. Dr. Renzulli currently leads the Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development.



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Dr. Sally Reis
Professor, University of Connecticut

Sally Reis is the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, and a Teaching Fellow in Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. She currently holds the Letitia Neag Chair in Educational Psychology. She was a public school teacher and administrator for 15 years, prior to her work at UConn. She has authored more than 250 articles, books, book chapters, monographs and technical reports. She has traveled extensively across the country conducting workshops and providing professional development for school districts on enrichment programs and gender equity programs. Sally serves on the editorial board of the Gifted Child Quarterly, and is a past-president of The National Association for Gifted Children. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and was named a Distinguished Scholar of the National Association for Gifted Children.



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Nicole Waicunas
SEM Outreach Coordinator, The Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development; University of CT

An Educator and Author dedicated to nurturing the gifts and talents in every child, through leveraging and promoting Social Emotional Learning, and well recognized educational enrichment models. Offers a 15-year track record of successfully advancing a culture of continuous learning, meaningful engagement, and self-directed development.
Recognized for creating a space where high quality, relevant learning and leadership can drive and accelerate systematic change to spark the transformation of our school system for better mobilizing of talent and engaging the community to maximize student potential.
As an experienced conference presenter for up to 750, and a highly organized events coordinator and promoter. Nicole advocates boldly and passionately for the full potential of every child in every classroom whether in small groups or customized one-on-one sessions. And as such, have tirelessly helped leaders worldwide to see this potential in every individual, whether student or staff, and to make it shine more brightly for increased confidence, self-awareness. and joy of learning.



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