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Adventures In Attitudes - Human Relations for Educators EDT6692
Bringing out the Best in Students: -Developing Performance Character EDT6750
Brain Power Strategies  EDT6900
Courage for The Discouraged EDT6901
The Well-Informed Educator EDT6932
Creative Teaching Strategies for Teaching Core Standards EDT6725
LifePOWER: -Strategies for Reducing Educator and Student Stress EDT6690
Engaging the 21st Century Learner thru Technology EDT6749
Educating for Character -Developing Moral Character EDT6724
Effective Instruction EDT6729
Hands on Math K-8 EDT6748
Succeeding with Students of Poverty EDT6916
IQ-EQ Connections - Helping Kids Care EDT6438
Literacy for Learning - Reading & Writing Across the Curriculum EDT6701
The Teacher's Toolbox EDT6915
Time & Life Mastery - Time Management for Educators EDT6696
Positive Discipline in The Classroom EDT6731
Risk to Resilience - Strength-Based Interventions for Students EDT6747


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Reaching and Teaching Gifted Learners   EDT6954 

3 credit hours, Walsh University

Authors: Denise D. Callihan, Ph.D. and Carole J. Snider, M.Ed


Reaching and Teaching Gifted Learners is a course designed to provide regular education teachers the guidance and support vital for teaching gifted learners. This course will provide both theoretical and practical perspectives in learning that facilitates the gifted learner to succeed and remain motivated in school. An overview of gifted education will expose participants to current issues in gifted education, the characteristics of the gifted learner, and Ohio’s gifted education law. Definitions and strategies of instructional differentiation will be presented. Participants will explore underachievement in gifted learners as well as issues related to working with parents of a gifted child.


A few of the many things participants will learn:

 An understanding of the definitions of the term gifted

 Methods of identifying a gifted learner

 Recognizing and meeting the social and emotional needs of the gifted learner

 Instructional models for the gifted learner

 How to address the needs of a gifted learner in the regular education classroom

 Developing a Written Education Plan and ODE accountability

 Realistic strategies for the gifted learner in the regular education classroom

 Causes and solutions of underachievement in the gifted learner

 Positive methods of involvement for the parents of the gifted learner


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