TKES 1, 4, 5: Assessment in Teaching Gifted (SD16-003)
Credits: 5 CEUs/PLUs / Tuition: $275 / Non West Ga RESA Fee: $375.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 30
Instructor: Barbara Bishop
Date: 1/5/2016 thru 3/17/2016 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - Online Class N/A, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 12/31/2015



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Course Description

This course is for teachers preparing for the Gifted In-Field certification endorsement.  It is one of four courses required by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for adding the endorsement for Gifted In-Field to a Georgia Teaching Certificate. The purpose of this course is to demonstrate knowledge of the unique learning needs of gifted learners and the major instructional goals appropriate for meeting those needs.

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

  • Can standardized tests accurately predict mental performance in students?
  • What are accurate predictors of a student's creative ability?
  • How can teachers determine a student's level of academic motivation?
  • What tools are available for school systems to identify giftedness in students?
  • What legal and ethical issues must be considered in testing students?
  • How can the performance and products of learners be equitably rated?

Target Audience: Special enrollment criteria applies. 

In the four course sequence candidates must successfully complete the Characteristics of the Gifted course as a prerequisite for any of the other courses and Curriculum and Program Development for Gifted as the final course.  

Minimum Class Size: 10


Class Notes

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***Cancellation Policy***

 
We accept cancellations up to 10 days before a scheduled class. After this date, registrants will be charged and are welcome to send a replacement if they cannot attend. No-shows will be responsible for full payment.