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Learning Strategies For Gifted And Talented Learners

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This course is designed to explore different types of learning models for gifted and talented learners and to examine the unique needs of gifted and talented learners. Different types of curriculum models are considered. Participants identify ways to help meet gifted and talented learners’ needs in the classroom through specific programs, enrichment opportunities, and differentiated instruction.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Programs for Gifted and Talented Learners

    • Evaluate key components to developing effective programs for gifted and talented learners.
    • Interpret different learning models for supporting gifted and talented learners.
    • Distinguish between enrichment and acceleration.

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    Meeting the Needs of Gifted and Talented Learners

    • Justify the need for specialized educational opportunities for gifted and talented learners.
    • Determine barriers in providing specialized educational opportunities for gifted and talented learners.
    • Describe the role of ongoing assessment in identification and program placement for gifted and talented learners.

    Unique Needs of Gifted and Talented Learners

    • Analyze the unique needs of gifted and talented learners in today’s classrooms.
    • Identify the role social and emotional needs play on the cognitive levels of gifted and talented learners.
    • Determine the needs of culturally diverse gifted and talented learners.
    • Determine the needs of underachieving and under-identified gifted and talented learners.

    Developing the Potential of Gifted and Talented Learners

    • Explain how to support gifted and talented learners.
    • Analyze the role creativity plays in developing the potential of gifted and talented learners.
    • Identify strategies to support the social and emotional growth of gifted and talented learners.
    • Determine the role parents play in developing the potential of gifted and talented learners.
    • Identify strategies to increase parent and family involvement.

    Enrichment and Instructional Strategies for Gifted and Talented Learners

    • Define differentiated instruction for gifted and talented learners.
    • Identify ways to differentiate instruction for gifted and talented learners.
    • Determine strategies to offer enrichment opportunities in the classroom.
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