Study with the Masters
2019 Study with the Masters
The Bridges 2e Center for Research and Professional Development hosted the Study with the Masters Institute on July 21-26, 2019, at Bridges Academy in Studio City, CA.
Leading experts in the field presented, including Jann Leppien, expert in advanced curriculum and innovative technology; Rachel McAnallen, expert in making math fun, accessible, and conceptual; Susannah Richards, well-known for her work in children’s literature; Chris Wiebe, Bridges Academy high school director and co-originator of the Young Expert Program at Bridges Academy; David Wildkress, learning specialist and co-originator of the Young Expert Program at Bridges Academy; Rose Blucher, former director of the Prince Georges County, Maryland, public school program for gifted students with learning differences; Max Melby, assistant director of the Arete Academy; Leah Brzezinski, director of Arete Academy; and noted psychologist, speaker, and author Scott Barry Kaufman. They joined Susan Baum, director of the 2e Center, and Hank Nicols, dean of Bridges Graduate School for Cognitive Diversity in Education, for a week of intense learning.
Participants studied in three focus areas:
•Leadership for 2e-friendly schools
•Meaningful curriculum and instruction
•Understanding the complex 2e mind
They ended each day by attending a daily advanced group seminar with the “Master” of their choice.