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“My passion is for helping teachers connect, or in many cases, reconnect, with their ability to express themselves both visually and verbally and helping teachers gain comfort and confidence in helping their students” ~ Susan Daniels
Dr. Susan Daniels is an educator, author, and consultant that specializes in the needs of gifted, creative, and twice-exceptional children. She has been a professional development specialist for over twenty years, regularly providing workshops and training on creativity and visual learning and teaching. Susan is dedicated to supporting teachers’ development of visual literacy and enhanced understanding of visual learning and teaching strategies. She lives in Berkeley, California.
A detailed and insightful perspective on intensity throughout the lifespan. The section on adolescence should be compulsory reading for parents, teachers and counselors. -- Miraca U.M. Gross, Professor, Director: Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC), The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
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