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Services For Educators

Are you teaching a bright child who

  • can’t sit still?
  • needs frequent redirection?
  • seems to rile up his classmates?
  • often forgets to turn in his homework?

Does this student

  • ask a lot of questions, often seemingly off topic?
  • get stuck on certain assignments?
  • resist following rules?
  • suggest “a better way” to do things?
  • react in a way that seems “over the top?”

Do other students

  • have a hard time relating to this child?
  • complain about this child’s behavior?

I highly recommend having Julie Skolnick as an advocate for your family. She has been incredible in helping me and my staff to understand a child’s behavior and create and implement strategies that greatly helped our program grow.

STELLAR! No other comment needed!

I can’t think of a more passionate advocate for children and families than Julie Skolnick! Understanding the nuances of children’s profiles in the area of gifted education is Julie’s strength. Her ability to embrace individual differences, understand, strategize and advocate for children, as well as suggest creative ideas for implementation is her aptitude.

Half-Day Workshops

In this half-day workshop we will:

Session Duration Description
Presentation 55 minutes “The True Meaning of Giftedness and Twice Exceptionality.”
Break 10 minutes
Screening 55 Minutes Screening of award winning documentary, “2e: Twice Exceptional.”
Break-out Session 30-45 minutes Reflections/guided discussion/break out groups on strategies seen in the film and bringing teachers together to share best practices classroom by classroom or across campuses.
Break 10 minutes
Strategy Session 55 minutes Julie teaches strategies using her trademarked pneumonic P-R-A-I-S-E.

Workshop Goals

  • Educate teachers about the unique profile of twice exceptionality. What are the typical behavioral challenges, how do those challenges play out in the classroom and what are best practices to address those challenges?
  • Bring teachers together to share their experiences of what goes right and what goes wrong for “challenging children” in their classrooms.
  • Share best practices from the field while teachers discuss their personal experiences – successes and struggles – to yield a culture of communication that allows for deeper understanding and meaningful support moving forward across classrooms and campuses.

Participants receive numerous resources and hand-outs.

One-Hour Workshops

In this one-hour workshop we will:

  • Learn about the true meaning of giftedness and twice exceptionality (25 minutes)
  • Discuss strategies using Julie’s trademarked pneumonic P-R-A-I-S-E. (35 minutes)
  • Receive numerous resources and hand-outs.

Ongoing Consulting

Julie is “on-call” for educators and administrators to confidentially trouble shoot and strategize specific challenges in a classroom.

Upcoming Teacher Workshops

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Design Your Own Workshop

Pick and choose from half day workshop and one hour workshop and Julie will address the specific needs of your educators.

What Educators Are Saying

I highly recommend having Julie Skolnick as an advocate for your family. She has been incredible in helping me and my staff to understand a child’s behavior and create and implement strategies that greatly helped our program grow.

Today’s presentation was clear, practical and theoretical; nice balance.

Your presentation was well worth attending, with its practical strategies so well anchored in human psychology. As a life-long “presenter” myself, I compliment you on your ability to connect with an audience. Knowing well what you’re talking about helps, but you bring a joy in the doing and in the caring that cements the audience’s attachment to your every word.

I can’t think of a more passionate advocate for children and families than Julie Skolnick! Understanding the nuances of children’s profiles in the area of gifted education is Julie’s strength. Her ability to embrace individual differences, understand, strategize and advocate for children, as well as suggest creative ideas for implementation is her aptitude.

STELLAR! No other comment needed!

Interested In Learning More?

Spend a few minutes talking with Julie to see how she can help your family