Splash Biography

JOSH SHAINE, Teacher/researcher of Gifted Ed & Underachievement

Major: Splash teacher for 30+ years

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Josh Shaine coordinates a series of conferences on nurturance of highly and profoundly gifted children called Beyond IQ (www.giftedconferenceplanners.org). He also teaches online courses for gifted 10-18 year olds and serves as an educational consultant for both families and schools. He's a co-editor for the forthcoming book, 2EbeyondLD: Gifted Persons with Physical DIsabilities. Josh has been affiliated with the MIT Educational Studies Program for roughly 40 years. You can email him at <josh@giftedconferenceplanners.org>.

Past Classes

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X431: Games for Thinking While Playing in Rainstorm Spring 2020 (May. 30 - 31, 2020)
Some games are almost all luck. Some have a blend of luck and skill. In this session, we are going to focus on games that have a minimum of luck: who goes first, for some, and who plays which part for others. They require analysis to play well. Some may be familiar, some with most assuredly not be!

H432: Magic Systems in Fantasy Stories - Part 1 in Rainstorm Spring 2020 (May. 30 - 31, 2020)
We''re going to explore how magic is designed and presented in a variety of books and movies,.