SELF DIRECTED GIFTED: Methods and Materials for Teaching Gifted (3rd in the series)
Fri, Sep 15, 2023 - Sun, Jun 30, 2024
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Fri, Sep 15, 2023
Sun, Jun 30, 2024
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Once registered please email Dana Holcomb at firstname.lastname@example.org to let her know when you would like to begin the course.
Self-Directed courses are designed for those who did not make it in time to join a cohort or a person that comes from a different program that only needs a class or two to complete, all modules are open on Day 1. A Participant has twelve weeks to complete each class and can complete before the twelve weeks expire. Instructors work independently with the candidates.
3rd course in the series
This course focuses on methods for differentiating instruction for gifted learners. We'll examine the characteristics of gifted teachers and their classrooms, look at methods for acceleration and enrichment, explore issues related to grouping, and look at specific strategies for developing creativity and thinking skills. Finally, we'll examine the problem of underachievement and motivation.
Participants in this course will increase knowledge and develop skills to:
- Match needs of gifted learners with methods and materials;
- Use acceleration and enrichment strategies;
- Develop and defend grouping plans;
- Develop creativity and thinking skills; and
Address the special needs of underachieving or unmotivated learners.
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