Workshops Schedule

The “Visual Impact, Visual Teaching Professional Development Workshop Series” includes 9 different workshops:  

Workshop Descriptions

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“Visual Teaching Tools for the Classroom: Encouraging Attitudes of Excellence, Creativity & Leadership” – (6-hours)

“Critical/Creative Thinking Skills & the Six Methods of Visual Learning: Pedagogy & Imagery” – (6-hours)

“Whole Brain Visual Thinking: Building a New Level of Cognition” – (6-hours)

“Twice Exceptional: Brilliant Chaos – The Competition of Strengths vs. Weaknesses” – (6-hours)

“In Search of the21st Century Classroom: The Visual Quest” – (6-hours)

“Identifying Gifted English Language Learners: Barriers & Strategies to Meeting Their Needs”– (6-hours) 

“Visual Direction: Changing the Course of Education” – (6-hours)

 

NEW!

“Bullying? Press Delete! – (2-hours, perfect for faculty meetings)

NEW!

“Custom Workshop: Understanding Your Professional Needs” – (6-hours)

Custom Workshop

The goals of our workshops are to…

  • empower students to challenge themselves academically through a technological funnel;
  • develop skills in logic and critical/creative thinking & become imagineers;
  • enhance the use of digital resources;
  • facilitate inquiry based learning;
  • nurture student self-expression and development of talent;
  • foster differentiated learning in the classroom;
  • cultivate interdisciplinary motivational activities;
  • promote independent studies/cross-curricular approaches;
  • facilitate teacher empowerment/student ownership;
  • enrich 21st century teaching skills.

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Contact us for further details on workshop
times and locations and/or keynote presentations

We offer 9 different Workshop Training Modules for your faculty and staff!

Don’t see a workshop in your area? We come to you!

Contact us for on-site scheduling: 512.567.7291 VTAlliance@me.com

248.425.2627 Watergraphs@aol.com

 

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SEPTEMBER

9/8  Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, 30 Hour Foundation Certification – Day 1: Nature & Needs of G/T Learners – “Critical/Creative Thinking Skills & the Six Methods of Visual Learning: Pedagogy & Imagery”

OCTOBER

10/6 Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, 30 Hour Foundation Certification – Day 2: Identification & Assessment for the G/T Program – “Identifying Gifted English Language Learners: Barriers & Strategies to Meeting Their Needs

10/13 Drury Inn & Suites, 1615 West Loop S., Houston, TX  77027 – “Visual Teaching Strategies for the Classroom: Encouraging Attitudes of Excellence, Creativity & Leadership” – 9:00-4:00

 

10/20 Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, 30 Hour Foundation Certification – Day 3: Curriculum Differentiation for G/T – “Visual Teaching Tools for the Classroom: Encouraging Attitudes of Excellence, Creativity & Leadership”

10/27 – Houston Area G/T Cooperative, Alvin Independent School District, Alvin, TX “Identifying Gifted English Language Learners: Barriers & Strategies to Meeting Their Needs

NOVEMBER

11/10 – Houston Area G/T Cooperative, Alief Independent School District, Alief High School, “Whole Brain Visual Thinking: Building a New Level of Cognition

11/17 – Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, 30 Hour Foundation Certification – Day 4: Enhancing Depth & Complexity for G/T – “Whole Brain Visual Thinking: Building a New Level of Cognition

DECEMBER

12/1 – Drury Inn & Suites, 1615 West Loop S., Houston, TX  77027 – “Twice Exceptional: Brilliant Chaos – The Competition of Strengths Vs. Weaknesses – 9:00-4:00

12/15 Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, 30 Hour Foundation Certification – Day 5: Developing Creativity in the G/T Student – “In Search of the 21st Century Classroom: The Visual Quest

JANUARY 2019

FEBRUARY

2/2 –San Luis Resort Hotel & Spa, 5310 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, TX  77551 – “Visual Teaching Strategies for the Classroom: Encouraging Attitudes of Excellence, Creativity & Leadership – 9:00-4:00

MARCH

3/30 –Drury Inn & Suites, 1615 West Loop S, Houston, TX  77027 – “Visual Literacy: Strategies for Teaching Gifted English Language Learners” – 9:00-4:00

APRIL

MAY

5/11 – Drury Inn & Suites, 1615 West Loop S., Houston, TX  77027 – “Whole Brain Visual Thinking: Building a New Level of Cognition” – 9:00-4:00

 

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