Modules in Gifted Education:
Foundations for Teaching Advanced Learners
in Today's Classrooms
$375 Members; $425 Non-Members
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30 Professional Development Hours available OR
2 Semester Hours (available from Lindenwood University (St. Charles, MO) for an additional $150)
Designed for classroom teachers, differentiation specialists, and enrichment teachers who serve advanced learners in grades K-8, each module provides practical knowledge and evidence-based strategies to meet the needs of students who achieve and/or have the potential to achieve at high levels. Attendees will gain an understanding of current, equitable and inclusive approaches in the field of gifted education and explore programming/instructional models, classroom structures, and collaborations to support advanced learners. Projects and readings are designed with an eye to applicability/relevance to classroom practice. Classroom teachers, new enrichment/advanced programming teachers, and educators seeking to update their foundational skills and knowledge for developing talents of advanced learners are encouraged to participate.
Each virtual module includes 4 hours of synchronous and 6 hours of independent learning. 30 PD hours or 2 Semester Hours (as participants elect) will be provided upon completion of all three modules.
Note: Assignments will be provided and submitted on the Google Classroom platform. All participants are required to have a Google Account and email to participate in this course.
Module 1: Understanding Advanced Learners (4 hours in-class time + 6 hours independent learning)
Module 2: Programming, Collaborations and Classroom Structures to Support Growth of Advanced Learners (4 hours in-class time + 6 hours independent learning)
Module 3: Differentiation and Instructional Strategies for Advanced Learners (4 hours in-class time + 6 hours independent learning)
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