Gifted and Talented 30 Hours Core Trainings 2019-2020
Nature and Needs of Gifted Learners
Gain a deep understanding of the benefits and challenges facing gifted students. Examine and analyze the history of gifted education, modern legal requirements, and service design options. Explore the characteristics of gifted students and the nature of gifted education through research-based hands-on activities.
Identificaion and Assesment of Gifted Learners
Examine the process or referring students for gifted services. Understand important considerations for ensuring that all gifted students are identified. Participants will examine and evaluate different assessment options for identifying gifted students and the importance of service design when selecting assessment insturments.
Models of Differentiated Instruction
Explore effective models of differentiated instruction in the classroom that address content, pacing and/or product. Acquire instruction and assessment tools for incorporating differentiation in workable and successful ways. Gain a foundational understanding of differentiation and learn how to develop an array of learning experiences to build upon students' unique interests and abilities.
Creative and Critical Thinking
Learn new tools for creating challenging learning experiences that develop students' creative and critical thinking abilities. Gain a deep understanding of the relationship between affective and cognitive growth. Examine effective ways to develop lessons that promote higher-level problem-solving, decision-making research skills and innovation.Engaging Gifted Students by adding Depth and Complexity
Improve lesson organization and purpose by exploring the elements of depth and complexity in the TEKS. Learn effective ways to encourage students to become experts and to generate advanced products and performances that address themes, problems, and issues. Acquire strategies and tools for designing a continuum of learning experiences to promote student success.
Fall Intersession Training
August 4, 2019 Nature and Needs of GT Students
October 8, 2019 Nature and Needs of GT Students
October 9, 2019 Identification and Assessment of Gifted Learners
October 10, 2019 Models of Differentiated Instruction
October 11, 2019 Creative and Critical Thinking
October 12, 2019 Engaging Gifted Students by Adding Depth and Complexity
Fall Saturday Trainings
November 3, 2019 Nature and Need of GT Students
December 1, 2019 Identification and Assessment of Gifted Learners
Spring Intersession Training
March 18, 2020 Nature and Needs of GT Students
March 19, 2020 Identification and Assessment of Gifted Learners
March 20, 2020 Models of Differentiated Instruction
March 21, 2020 Creative and Critical Thinking
March 22, 2020 Engaging Gifted Students by Adding Depth and Complexity
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Last Modified on April 8, 2020