Date, Time, Cost
Thursday, November 16th
7.30PM EDT – 9.00PM EDT
Fee: $30.00 for SENG Members; $40.00 for Non-Members
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Millennials represent a generation of young people who are as interested in peer relationships as any other generation that came before them. The difficulty for them, is that no previous generation had the expectations of establishing and maintaining these peer relationships while also potentially exposed themselves to a global audience. In essence, each day represents the possibility that any deed (good or bad), mis-step, or comment will result in global infamy. The potential and pressure grow up in this type of fishbowl can be equally exhilarating and stressful. This session will addresses these ideas and offer insight as to how we can offer guidance to an amazing generation.
About the Presenter
Dr. Kevin Besnoy has over 18 of experience teaching K-12 students, preparing pre-service teachers, and teaching graduate level teacher-education students at multiple universities. He has a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education with an emphasis in Gifted and Talented Currently, he is the Director of ACCESS Virtual Learning and Associate at the Unversity of Alabama. His research interests include integrating technology into classroom instruction, identification of giftedness among culturally diverse populations, and advocacy for twice-exceptional students. His accomplishments include developing a model for supporting a sustainable classroom digital ecosystem and exploring theoretical implications of the Technology Frame Theory.
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