Characteristics of Gifted Learners & Differentiation Strategies for AP and/or IB Teachers

1.0 PLUs
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021 - Thu, Jun 30, 2022

  • Online Only Online

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25

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$175

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$150

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Course No.

#3400

Category

Endorsements

Classroom Hours

10

Non-Classroom
Hours

0

Component Numbers

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Start Date

Mon, Sep 06, 2021

End Date

Thu, Jun 30, 2022
Session Dates and Times

Registration Deadline

Sat, Sep 04, 2021

Withdrawal Deadline

Sat, Sep 04, 2021

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This course is designed for Advance Placement and International Baccalaureate teachers who need to satisfy ten clock hours in gifted characteristics and differentiation strategies in order to count their courses as part of a gifted program and receive appropriate funding for these services. FTE can only be earned for the Gifted-eligible students taking the AP and IB classes, not the entire class.

Two Course Modules (DRAFT): 5 clock hours addresses characteristics and 5 clock hours addresses strategies for differentiation.




Schedule

Topic

Activities

 

 

Characteristics

Teacher Dispositions

Read an article and complete a self-assessment

General Characteristics of Gifted Learners

Read two articles and complete a 3-2-1 reflection

Explain 3 characteristics you have noticed in many of the gifted learners you teach.

Explain 2 points from the articles that came as a surprise to you and why.

Explain 1 thing you learned from the readings that will influence your teaching practices and why.

Developing Creativity

Read an article and submit a forum posting (What can I do to nurture creativity in my AP or IB classes? ) and reply to two colleagues’ postings

Social & Emotional Characteristics of Gifted Learners

Read an article and submit a forum posting (What can I do to address the unique social/emotional needs of gifted learners in my AP or IB classes? ) and reply to two colleagues’ postings

Applications to the Classroom

+/- assignment

Differentiation Strategies

Introduction to Differentiation for Gifted Learners

Read articles and submit a journal response of 250-500 words (What elements of differentiation do you find most challenging and why? )

Enrichment Board

Using one block from the enrichment board, fully develop a differentiated activit

START DATE

START TIME

End TIME

09-06-2021

12:00AM

12:00PM

06-30-2022

12:00AM

12:00PM

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Delivery Methods Online (100% Virtual)
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