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Student Self-Advocacy & Responsibility in Gifted Learning - Chapter Summary
This interesting collection of lessons addresses student self-advocacy and responsibility for gifted students. You'll study a variety of different approaches and skills that help teachers instruct gifted students in these subjects. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Give an example of a student learning contract
- Use skills needed to teach self-advocacy to students
- Differentiate between student self-assessment and peer assessment
- Understand how guidance is successfully given to gifted students in the classroom
Take as much time as you need to review these learning materials, and be sure to contact one of our instructors if you have questions that you can't answer. You can study at any time you'd like with these mobile-friendly lessons, accessible 24 hours a day. To make sure you've understood what you've learned, take the short quiz following each lesson.
1. Student Learning Contract: Examples and Template
In this lesson, we cover the student learning contract, an excellent tool to help students who are having difficulty staying on task or those who want to work independently. The basic components are covered along with examples.
2. Teaching Self-Advocacy to Students: Definition & Skills
Teaching students to advocate for themselves and their needs as learners is one of the most beneficial things you can do for them. This lesson helps you understand what self-advocacy is and how you can teach it to students.
3. Student Self-Assessment & Peer Assessment
Student self-assessment and peer assessment are useful tools to help students learn important reflection and critical thinking skills. This lesson will review how self-assessment and peer assessment can be used in your classroom.
4. Guidance for Gifted Students in the Classroom
In this lesson, you will learn how to incorporate academic and career guidance for gifted students in your classroom instruction. Strategies include using interest inventories to guide research and connecting students with professionals.
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Other chapters within the Praxis Gifted Education (5358): Practice & Study Guide course
- Foundations of Gifted Education
- Characteristics & Development of Gifted Students
- Special Issues in Gifted Education
- Assessing & Identifying Gifted Students
- Curriculum Planning for Gifted Students
- Instructional Strategies for Gifted Students
- Learning Environments for Gifted Instruction
- Student Performance & Assessment
- Interpreting Assessment Data for Gifted Students
- Professionalism in Gifted Education
- Praxis Gifted Education Flashcards