Students with Advanced Potential
Introduction to gifted education: An interactive, multi-media approach
Effectively models the elements of good curriculum, instruction, and assessment for gifted learners.
Subject Matter Experts:
Virginia Burney, Ph.D.
Kristie Speirs Neumeister, Ph.D.
Lesson 1: The Need for Gifted Education
Funding – Academic Progression – Academic Work Habits – Academic Production
Lesson 2: Characteristics
Cognitive Characteristics – Affective Characteristics – Identifying Issues
Lesson 3: Program Components
Component Diagram – Leadership Levels – District, Building, and Classroom Responsibilities
Lesson 4: Identifying Gifted Learners
Alignment – Identification Measures – Selection Procedures – Appeal and Exit
Lesson 5: Serving Gifted Learners
Acceleration – Enrichment – Service Options
Lesson 6: Curriculum for Gifted Learners
Planning Curriculum – Pre-Assessment – Differentiated Curriculum – Characteristics
Lesson 7: Teaching Gifted Learners
Approaches – Bloom’s Taxonomy – Instruction Techniques – Classroom Management
Lesson 8: Assessing Program Effectiveness
Assessing Outcomes – Example Student Work