“Thinking Like…A Master Teacher with Sandra N. Kaplan” The Conceptual Foundations Network of the National Association for Gifted Children continues to capture in video notable gifted advocates, researchers, and leaders. In this DVD, we honor master educator and scholar, Sandra N. Kaplan. Dr. Kaplan began her career as a teacher and administrator of gifted programs in an urban school district in California. She is currently a Clinical Professor in Learning and Instruction at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education. She has authored articles and books on the nature and scope of differentiated curriculum for gifted students. She is well known for her work modifying the core and differentiated curriculum to meet the needs of inner-city, urban, gifted learners. She is a past president of the California Association for the Gifted (CAG) and the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) of which she has been a member of since 1982. She has received the Award of Achievement from the California Association for the Gifted and the Distinguished Service Award from NAGC. She is a consultant for several state departments and school districts both in the United States and worldwide on the topics of education for gifted students, differentiated curriculum in depth and complexity, and interdisciplinary education.
Interview by: Erin Morris Miller and Sally Reis
Presented by: The Conceptual Foundations Network of NAGC
Format: DVD, 2013