TKES 1, 3: Methods & Materials for Teaching Gifted (SD19-039)
Credits: 5 CEUs/PLUs / Tuition: $275 / Non West Ga RESA Fee: $375.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 20
Instructor: Barbara Bishop
Date: 8/20/2018 thru 10/22/2018 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - Online Class N/A, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 8/13/2018


Course Description

This course is for teachers preparing for the Gifted In-Field certification endorsement.  It is one in a series 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 introduce candidates to a variety of instructional methods and multiple assessment strategies and to familiarize them with current trends in instructional design and implementation of the gifted.  Course essential questions:

  • What learning models and programs are consistent with differentiated educational programs for gifted students?
  • What are the major instructional goals of programs designed to address the unique learning needs of gifted students?
  • Would differentiate learning experiences and instructional methods for gifted students require a variety of differentiated instructional materials?
  • What impact does evolving educational technology have on the methods and materials used to teach gifted students?
  • How do social and cultural values and political and economic factors affect programming arrangements and service delivery models for gifted students?

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

Payment Due Date: 8/20/18

Payment should be submitted online after registration or sent to the following address:

West Georgia RESA
ATTN: Kerri Felder
99 Brown School Drive
Grantville, Georgia 30220

Make Checks Payable to West Georgia RESA 

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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.