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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Giftedness in Children: Definition, Characteristics & Conceptions
Course SummaryIf you teach gifted students, check out this collection of teacher resources to learn how to better educate and accommodate them. These short lessons cover the principles of gifted education, as well as effective teaching strategies that you can use in the classroom.
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About This Course
In this course, you will be presented with quick video lessons that will explain topics like how to plan for gifted education by utilizing assessments, plans, and tips. Another topic you will learn in this course is how to set the tone in your classroom and create classroom environments with elements that are geared towards gifted students. The video lessons include tags that allow you go to specific topics that you're interested in. In addition to the topics listed below, you will also learn about giftedness in students, principles and planning of gifted education, methods for teaching students who are gifted, and concerns in gifted education.
How It Works
In this mobile-friendly course, you will be able to identify and set up the proper learning environments for gifted children and more. Visit the Recent Activity link to revisit previous lessons and quizzes. This course includes the following:
- Chapters that are broken down into lessons about labeling and advocating for gifted students
- Quick video lessons that describe the characteristics and traits of gifted students
- Short multiple-choice quizzes that assess your understanding of the definition, modifications, and accommodations for gifted students
- Timeline tags that will provide you with the ability to jump directly to topics like expectations and assessments of gifted students
- Lesson transcripts that contain vocabulary words pertaining to the topics about learning strategies and teaching methods centered around gifted students
How It Helps
- Names strategies: After learning about different strategies to enrich and accommodate the learning of gifted students, you will be able to determine which strategy will work best in your classroom.
- Details gifted characteristics: Our short videos list the characteristics of gifted students which will help you to recognize these students in your classroom and create plans to meet their education needs.
- Provides resources: These lessons provide information about helpful organizations for gifted teachers for additional resources and support.
|Understanding Gifted Students||Definition of giftedness in regard to children, advanced cognitive development, diversity of different students' necessities in class, and misconceptions about gifted students.|
|Principles of Gifted Education||Gifted education models, comparison between curricular accommodations and curricular modifications, acceleration and enrichment modifications, styles of successful gifted education teachers, and organizations available for gifted teachers.|
|Planning for Gifted Education||Setting expectations and SMART goals, student learning contracts, evaluating students for gifted and talented programs, Bloom's taxonomy, tips for teaching multiple intelligences, creating personal learning profiles, parent input, and professional collaboration.|
|Establishing Classroom Environments for Gifted Education||Universal design for learning, differentiated instruction, scaffolding instruction, student-centered instruction, cluster-grouping for gifted students, impact of learning environments, and creation of positive classroom environments.|
|Strategies for Teaching Gifted Students||Tips for teaching gifted students, accelerated options, curriculum compacting, project-based learning activities, the Socratic Method, independent research program, blended learning techniques, and extracurricular activities for students.|
|Concerns & Controversies in Gifted Education||Advantages and disadvantages of labeling gifted students, ability grouping, and providing advocacy and support for gifted students.|
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