In this course, participants will explore curriculum modifications for gifted learners, including differentiating by content, process and product as well as readiness, interest and learning preferences, flexible groupings, and subject and content acceleration. Instructional methods for gifted learners such as critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, project-based learning and high level questioning will be explored. Participants will leave class with specific strategies and modifications they can use in order to follow best practices in instruction for both synchronous and asynchronous environments.
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 Social and Emotional Support for Gifted Learners to provide the required 90 hours for the provisional gifted endorsement.
Audience: Certified Teachers, Instructional Coaches and Administrators , 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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