Full course description
- This course will provide participants with a foundational understanding of gifted learners including definitions, cognitive/affective characteristics, identification practices, and social/emotional needs. In addition, participants will analyze, plan, and implement a range of evidence-based strategies to assess gifted and talented students, to differentiate instruction, content, and assignments for them (including the use of higher-order critical and creative-thinking skills), and learn how the Response to Intervention framework can be used to identify and nurture potential.
- Lead Learner (Facilitator): Michelle Oslick
- Credit(s) and Type: 7.5 Hours Relicensure | Staff Development
- Certified Staff
- Classified Staff
- Open to Substitute Teachers = Not at this time
- Open to Student Teachers = Yes
- Open to Charter School Staff = Not at this time
Date, Time & Location
- Date: September 24, 2021
- Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
- Location: Flagstone Elementary School Library | 104 Lovington St, Castle Rock 80104 (Links to an external site.)
Here are the outcomes for the course:
- Participants will analyze and evaluate the background, history, and standards of gifted education and evaluate implications for education.
- Participants will analyze and evaluate recurrent characteristics and profiles of gifted learners and evaluate strategies to address these needs.
- Participants will analyze the unique social and emotional needs of gifted learners and evaluate strategies to address these needs.