Online Gifted Endorsement - Curriculum and Instruction for the Gifted - Course 2 (PEACH Cohort) (END21157)
Credits: 7 / Tuition: $490 / Non Middle Ga RESA Fee: $560.00 / No Show Fee: $50.00
Status: EXTENDED / Maximum Size: 15 / Current Applicants: 12
Instructor: Karen Mitcham
Date: 1/5/2021 thru 3/9/2021 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - Online class, (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 9/28/2020


Course Description
This is the second of the three required courses for the Online Gifted Endorsement.


Course Description

Instruction will be targeted to the needs of teachers who will be expected to plan, design, and implement appropriately differentiated instruction for gifted students. Candidates will be expected to relate the characteristics and learning needs of the diverse population of gifted students to appropriate instructional methods and materials that are needed to implement effective educational programs for all gifted and talented students. Candidates will be expected to assess learners and develop and modify instructional content and methodology to meet the learning needs of gifted students and demonstrate this knowledge by creating and implementing an instructional unit of study in their content area.

Required Text:
Heacox, D., & Cash, R. M. (2020). Differentiation for Gifted Learners (DGL) Minneapolis, MN : Free Spirit.  
Coil, Carolyn, 2009. Teaching Tools for the 21st Century. Pieces of Learning. Marion, IL.  
Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom - Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use (Updated 4th Edition) by Susan Winebrenner, M.S. with Dina Brulles, Ph.D.

Class Notes

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Dr. Juli Alligood, Executive Director
MGRESA 80 Cohen Walker Drive, RM228, Warner Robins, GA 31088
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