Presenter: Ian Byrd 
Core Area: Social & Emotional Needs 
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary 
Hours: 1

In Mr. Ian Byrd’s online workshop of Integrating Social & Emotional Awareness into Your Classroom, you will gain a unique perspective. His point of view is that of an individual who has both sat in the desk, and taught at the front of the classroom. Here, you will see a rare position that will leave you a more insightful and understanding educator. Today, he’s become a resource for other teachers through his blog and is an emerging speaker and trainer across the United States. In this course, you’ll learn why Mr. Byrd is a promising and respected trainer in gifted education.

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

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In this course 1-hour, G/T expert Ian Byrd, offers a fresh, new perspective on integrating social and emotional awareness in your classroom. Mr. Byrd is gifted and talented. As a gifted adult, he found himself teaching sixth grade in the same school district in which he was a student. Because he has been at both ends of the spectrum, he offers a unique perspective that is worthy of exploration.

In this course, Mr. Byrd explores many aspects of social and emotional awareness including:

  • Asynchrony
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Sensitivity
  • K. Dabrowski’s overexcitabilities
  • The importance and utilization of the Myers Brigg Personality test
  • A more in-depth explanation of the imposter syndrome

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

Presenter Bio

Ian Byrd taught gifted students in Garden Grove, California where he grew up as a gifted kid himself. On his journey to become a teacher, he earned a degree in Computer Science, briefly played bass in an almost successful rock band, and married a fashion designer. Ian writes about gifted education at Byrdseed.com and creates videos at Byrdseed.TV. 

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