gft500 | Graduate
Teaching Gifted And Talented Learners
This graduate-level course is 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Overview of Gifted and Talented Education
- Identify characteristics of effective educators of gifted and talented learners.
- Analyze options for supporting gifted and talented learners.
- Explain the implications of the response to intervention framework for services to support gifted and talented learners.
- Compare definitions and theories of the gifted and talented.
- Identify characteristics of gifted and talented learners.
Teaching Strategies for Gifted and Talented Learners
- Differentiate instruction for gifted and talented learners.
- Develop activities that foster higher-level thinking skills.
- Design support for the affective development of gifted and talented learners.
- Align instructional practices to national standards.
- Identify appropriate assessment strategies for gifted and talented learners.
Awareness and Support of Underrepresented Populations
- Identify issues surrounding gifted and talented identification and programs for culturally diverse students and students from economically disadvantaged populations.
- Identify factors leading to success in gifted and talented learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.
- Profile the differentiated needs related to gender, ethnic and racial minorities, and twice-exceptional learners.
- Apply culturally sensitive strategies into instruction for the gifted and talented.
Communication and Collaborative Partnerships
- Identify counseling strategies to support personal and social needs of gifted and talented learners.
- Identify strategies to communicate with parents and teachers of gifted and talented learners.
- Identify community resources to develop partnerships.
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