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The Ultimate Gift

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Polycom Special Event



The Ultimate Gift

 with author Jim Stovall


Date:     TuesdayDecember 13, 2016 


Time:     12:00-1:00 ET (11:00 CT, 10:00 MT, 9:00 PT)

              5 classes    


Grades: 5th - 8th


Required Book: The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall 


Partners: Author coordination/liaison: Elaine Shuck, Polycom, Inc.,

Event coordination: Sue Porter, Polycom Education Consultant, Oklahoma State University at Tulsa


Faced with the challenge of total blindness, Jim Stovall has gone on to become a National Olympic weightlifting champion; an Emmy Award winner; the President and Co-Founder of Narrative Television Network; and a world-renowned author and speaker. The Ultimate Gift is the story of Red Stevens, a self-made millionaire, who, upon his death, singles out his nephew to receive some special life lessons and tasks to complete in order to receive his bequest.


ASK (Authors Specialist and Knowledge) is a process that provides students with the opportunity to interview an author or a subject specialist in the topic they are reading about in a novel. 

Preparation resources available here - 



Please make sure you can commit to the work necessary to prepare for this program before registering your class.

Questions? Email Sue Porter at susan.porter@polycom.com


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