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Pine View School to Host “Supercharging Gifted Education” Seminar on Saturday, December 15, 2018

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Please join Sarasota County Schools on December 15 for a morning seminar designed for any educator interested in learning new ideas to encourage creativity in the classroom. Guests will have the opportunity to attend four engaging presentations from expert classroom teachers.

Presenters/Topics/Levels include:

  • Robin Melton—Pine View School
    • Exploring Creativity in Social Studies (High School)
  • Brittany Domiano—Glenallen Elementary
    • Road Trip Around the Regions: A Collaborative Social Studies Project (Elementary)
  • Freda Williams—Pine View School
    • Supercharged Arts Integration Strategies to Ignite Creativity (Elementary)
  • Kerry Golumbeck & Mary Ryan—Sarasota Middle School
    • Let the Games Begin! Games that Can Engage Students at All Levels, in All Subjects! (All Levels)
  • Jay Skipper—Pine View School
    • Using Technology to Promote Creativity in the Gifted Science Classroom (Middle/High)
  • In-Ja Beutl—Fruitville Elementary
    • Nearpod in the Math Classroom. (All Levels)
  • Christine Braun & Carol Lavallee—Pine View School
    • Embracing our Differences in the Classroom (All Levels)
  • Dr. Kacie Nadeau—Lakeview Elementary
    • Political Cartoon Possibilities in the Elementary Classroom (Elementary)
  • Ashley Byington & Kelly Hawking—Pine View School
    • Reverse Brainstorming and SCAMPER: Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond (Middle/High)
  • Shannon Wynne—Tatum Ridge Elementary
    • Forget the Box, Just Think Outside (Elementary)
  • David Wing—Woodland Middle School
    • Arts Integration in Cross Curricular Lesson Plans (All Levels)
  • Shane Sweezy—Oak Park School
    • Music for Gifted Learners: Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Your Classroom (All Levels)
  • Melissa Barber—Booker Middle School
    • Developing Differentiated Assessments for Gifted Learners (All Levels)
  • Sara Kolsky—Pine View School
    • Ideas on How to Get Your Students to Think Creatively (Elementary)Elizabeth Lewis, ESE Program Specialist

Locations & Times:

Saturday, December 15:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Pine View School

1 Python Path, Osprey, FL 34229


To register, please visit:

*Non-District employees: At login, click on “Non-Employee”

Contact Information:

Please contact Kim Seth, FDLRS Parent Services Specialist for questions or assistance with registration:  941.927.9000 ext. 32234 or


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