This course will review the social and emotional characteristics of gifted students, differences between high achievers, gifted learners and creative thinkers and the full range of diverse learners who identify as gifted including culturally, linguistically and economically diverse students. We will review twice exceptional learners, 3e learners, overexcitabilities, asynchronous development, perfectionism, underachievement and depression. Instructional strategies for support to include trauma informed pedagogy, and self-regulation will be shared. This session is suitable for gifted education teachers, counselors and administrators who work with gifted students.
This course will include 15 hours of synchronous instruction plus 15 hours of asynchronous participation.
This courses can be taken in conjunction with Gifted Education 101 and Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners to provide the required 90 hours for the provisional gifted endorsement.
Audience: Certified Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Administrators, and Counselors
Cost: $120 Registration fee includes book and materials .
Location: Remote Learning through the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office; 200 N. Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85701
Marianne Landrith is the Program Director of Frameworks & Foundations and GiftED for the Pima County School Superintendent's Office. Marianne has taught for 35 years in regular and gifted education. She has coordinated a Jacob K. Javits Grant in Pima County, worked as a Teacher Trainer Mentor, Peer Coach Trainer, Program Facilitator and Career Ladder Peer Evaluator. Marianne also coordinates the Southern Arizona Gifted Network, She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Association of Gifted and Talented (AAGT).
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