Assoc Prof Lannie Kanevsky
“Ultimately our goal is for students to become agile learners who are able to adapt their learning to the conditions, the task, the situation and the availability of resources that they may face”
Dr Lannie Kanevsky is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. She completed an M.A. in Special Education at San Diego State University in 1983, and her Ph.D., also in Special Education (with a concentration in Gifted Education), at Teachers’ College, Columbia University (New York) in 1988. Read more
Dr Kanevsky’s research has explored the learning preferences and potentials of gifted students and their peers. The ultimate goal of this work is to achieve an optimal match between each learner and the nature of his or her experiences so their learning in school is engaging, challenging and developmentally powerful.
She has shared her work through publications, lectures and workshops with local, national and international audiences of students, parents, practitioners and researchers in Canada, the United States, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. Dr Kanevsky has held elected positions in The Association for the Gifted (a division of the Council for Exceptional Children) and the National Association for Gifted Children