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Crucial Conversations About Cognitive Diversity | Season 5 Archives
SEASON 5 ARCHIVES
Episode 1: Dr. Joy Lawson Davis Aired September 28, 2022
Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D. is a career educator with over 40 years of experience as a practitioner, scholar, author and consultant. In addition to local district and university experiences, Davis served for five years as the Virginia State Specialist for K-12 Gifted services. A graduate of the College of William & Mary, Dr. Davis holds both master’s and doctorate degrees in Gifted Education. Davis has conducted workshops, been a long-term program consultant, and served as a keynote speaker and distinguished guest lecturer across the nation, in South Africa, the Caribbean, Dubai UAE & Turkey. Diversity Education and Gifted Education are her areas of special expertise. Dr. Davis served for five years on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Children. She has published numerous articles, technical reports and book chapters and is the author of the award-winning book: Bright, Talented & Black: a Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners and Gifted Children of Color Around the World: Diverse Needs, Exemplary Practices and Directions for the Future, co-edited with Dr. James L. Moore III. Davis is the Special Populations columnist for the NAGC publication: Teaching for High Potential and serves on the Gifted Child Today advisory board. Dr. Davis was recently awarded the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted organization (SENG). She also is an instructor at Bridges Graduate School.
Episode 2: Modeling Gifted Joy Aired October 26, 2022
This month Maria Kennedy, in conjunction with The G Word’s Gifted, Talented and Neurodiverse Awareness Week, will be talking about Modeling Gifted Joy. Her panel will include Marc Smolowitz, Ken Dickson, Barry Gelston, Cindy Hansen, Sam Young, and Tiffany Chaiko.
Do you want to know how to model, identify, create and promote joy with your students, clients, or children? Then this is an episode you must watch.
Episode 3: Creating a Supportive Community Aired November 9, 2022
Our host Maria Kennedy and her guests discuss creating a supportive community for you and your 2e person. Her panel includes Andrea Finnegan, Barry Gelston, Callie Turk, Cindy Hansen, Lin Lim-Goh, and Marna Wohlfeld. Do you want to know how to find people like you who are making a difference by providing services, connections, insights, support, advocacy, and building 2e safe communities? Tune in.
This series is produced by Bridges 2e Media, which publishes 2eNews.com and Variations2e magazine.