Heard County Schools Staff Gifted Cohort- Course 3 (Assessment in Teaching Gifted) (SD19-024)
Credits: 5 PLUs / Tuition: $275 / Non West Ga RESA Fee: $375.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 20
Instructor: Lori Thompson
Date: 1/7/2019 thru 3/11/2019 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - Online Class N/A, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 12/31/2018



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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: Heard County School Employees Only
Minimum Class Size: 10


Class Notes
This cohort is for Heard County School employees.

Meeting Dates:

Jan. 7th & March 11th from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

All other work will be completed online. 

Location: Heard Middle School Computer Lab

Payment Due Date: 1/7/19

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.