Next monthly meeting of Berkeley Advanced Learner Support and Advocacy (BALSA): Monday, October 27, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. at 2020 Bonar, Room 126. All are welcome!
"Advanced learners and BUSD: Finding the Way Forward Together"
Join Superintendent Donald Evans and Director of Programs and Special Projects Pat Saddler for a discussion of the "State of GATE" in our district. A middle school math coach will also be present to talk about differentiating within the Common Core.
Topics will include:
· Strategies for challenging advanced learners in math and other academic areas
· New proposals for district-sponsored enrichment
· Plans for professional development in differentiation
· The current BUSD rubric for GATE (“Gifted and Talented Education”) identification
More information is available at http://berkeleyadvancedlearner.weebly.com/speakers.html