GTED6021-01.Diversity and Twice Exptn Lnrs.Sp15.Feigal-Hitch,M. Sue
Diversity and Twice Exptn Lnrs
Academic Term and Year
Gifted students are likely to receive the majority of their education in a regular classroom setting, due to both a prevalent philosophy committed to heterogeneous classes and lack of funding for specialized programs. These trends make it incumbent upon the classroom teacher to have a working knowledge of instructional strategies that will encourage and engage the gifted diverse learner in the classroom. The course is designed to help the participants identify the diverse populations within their school and also understand the nature and needs of the twice exceptional gifted learner within the classroom. Participants will review their gifted program identification tools for bias and understand how checklists of student behaviors that are sensitive to diverse learners can assist in identifying potential students for a gifted program. This course will also address the communcation tool needs for parents to understand their gifted learner. Target audience: K-12 educators, counselors, gifted coordinators, administrations.
Feigal-Hitch, M. Sue, "GTED6021-01.Diversity and Twice Exptn Lnrs.Sp15.Feigal-Hitch,M. Sue" (2015). Syllabi. 9406.