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  1. Gifted Education Matters: Common Core Standards and the Gifted Student

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    RECORDED WEBINAR - Original Presentation 5/1/13

    What's the connection between Common Core and gifted education? Outcomes for this session included addressing the Gifted Learner, instructional objectives for Gifted Education, and how they address Common Core State Standards. Special attention will be given to achieving Depth and Complexity in curriculum, through fluency, flexibility, elaboration and originality.

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    Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

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    P-12 Grade Levels:
    Pre-K - 12th Grades
    Keywords (Tags):
    common core, common core standards, Learning Forever, gifted education matters, gifted student, state standards
    Contributed By:
    Karen Brown, Learning Forever, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, ASU
  2. Gifted Education Matters: When Is Acceleration Right for Gifted Students?

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    RECORDED WEBINAR - Original presentation 4/10/2013

    High-ability students have unique academic, cognitive and social needs and need more academic challenge in their educational environment. Assessing acceleration needs is one of the most effective and research-based interventions for the academic growth of gifted children. This session will guide educators through a process that takes the emotion out of acceleration process.

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    Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

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    P-12 Grade Levels:
    Pre-K - 12th Grades
    Keywords (Tags):
    acceleration, Learning Forever, gifted education matters, gifted students, acceleration needs, academic challenge, academic process
    Contributed By:
    Dr. Kim Lansdowne, Learning Forever, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, ASU
  3. Gifted Education Matters: Reaching and Teaching our Gifted Learners

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    RECORDED WEBINAR - Original Presentation 3/27/13

    Learn what the gifted identification tells us about gifted children’s varying learning needs. With mounting accountability and decreasing budgets, schools wrestle with how to best serve their high-ability students. Dr. Brulles will demonstrate methods for structuring services to ensure that all students are making yearly academic progress. She will also discuss what teachers can do when high ability children are not experiencing high achievement in school. Participants will learn how to use school data to effectively plan advanced curriculum and instruction.

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    Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

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    Keywords (Tags):
    Learning Forever, gifted education matters, gifted, reaching, teaching, gifted learners, gifted needs
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    Dr. Dina Brulles, Learning Forever, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, ASU
  4. Gifted Education Matters: Behavioral and Emotional Management Techniques That Work for Gifted Children

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    RECORDED WEBINAR - Original presentation 5/08/2013

    Gifted children behaviors do not respond to certain forms of behavior management. Learn approaches that are neuropsychology based to assist parents and teachers so a child's rational thinking can take over emotions. Structure, consistency, and routine will be discussed, along with the Priming, Previewing, Pre-empting, Disengagement, and Re-engagement method.

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    Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

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    P-12 Grade Levels:
    Pre-K - 12th Grades
    Keywords (Tags):
    behavior, techniques, Learning Forever, gifted education matters, behavioral management, emotional management, Gifted children, approaches
    Contributed By:
    Learning Forever, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, ASU
  5. Gifted Education Matters Webinar Series 2013-2014

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    Join experts as they discuss multiple facets of gifted education, teaching strategies, common core in gifted education, classroom management with gifted students, identification, and acceleration. In this flipped-classroom setting, participants can conduct independent investigation, attend a facilitated online conversation, and engage in learning activities to strengthen understanding. Free

     

    Dates: Thursdays, November 2013 - April 2014
    Time: 5:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
    Facilitators: Karen Brown, Dina Brulles, Paul Beljan, Kim Lansdowne, Karen Mensing, David Graham
     

    Gifted Education Matters presents:

    • Common Core Math ..................................... Nov 21
    • Supporting Teachers & Students .................. Dec 12
    • Problems of Diagnoses ................................ Jan 16
    • When is Acceleration the Best Decision? ..... Feb 13
    • Increase Rigor and Achievement .................. Mar 6
    • Tweeting, Posting and Updating ................... Apr 3

     

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    Learning Forever

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    Professional Development Opportunity
  6. Social Media in Gifted Education

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    GIfted Education Matters Webinar Series: Tweeting, Posting and Updating - Social Media in Gifted Education | Presentation Resources

    Webinar presented on April 3, 2014.

    Webinar description: Social media is ubiquitous in today’s world. Both teachers and students now have the ability to not only access information, but also safely engage with experts and express their own ideas to a global audience. This collaboration and communication can transform both classroom learning and teachers’ professional development. Through the use of social media, students can immerse in deep and rich project-based learning. In this Webinar, participants will learn how to integrate project-based learning into the classroom through the use of social media.

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    Learning Forever

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    Presentation, Web 2.0 Tools
    Keywords (Tags):
    social media, gifted
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  7. Karen Mensing | Distinguished Educator

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    Karen Mensing, M.S., is a self-contained gifted program teacher and gifted specialist in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. She was named Arizona's Gifted Teacher of the Year for 2011 by the AZ Association for Gifted & Talented and was honored as 2012’s Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Technology in Education Association. She's been a member of SENG's Honor Roll since 2006. Karen is a Google Certified Teacher, one of the first 15 YouTube Star Teacher, and a Google Apps For Education Certified Trainer. She also records instructional videos for TED Talks is a panelist YouTube EDU Summit. Mensing holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications & English, a Master's Degreein Elementary Education, and an endorsement in Gifted Education. Before becoming an educator, she worked in the radio broadcast industry for 8 years.

    Karen Mensing presented a webinar for Learning Forever on April 3, 2014 entitled:

    GIfted Education Matters Webinar Series: Tweeting, Posting and Updating - Social Media in Gifted Education

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    Learning Forever
  8. M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Education

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    The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Education prepares teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, early interventionists and family members to work effectively with gifted children.

    Students will gain the theory and pedagogy needed to identify and serve gifted children and the knowledge and skills required to develop and provide the most current instructional methods and services for their gifted students. Graduates will also learn how to create gifted programs based on the needs of their school district and learn how to work with administrations, school boards and parents.

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    Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

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    Resource Website
    P-12 Grade Levels:
    Higher Education
    Keywords (Tags):
    ASU, Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, graduate program
  9. Common Core State Standards and Gifted Education

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    This resource links to an article on National Association for Gifted Children website. It outlines the connections between Common Core and Gifted teaching and links to other resources such as an F.A.Q. page.

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    PLL Member Contributed Resource

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    Article
    Keywords (Tags):
    common core, talented, gifted
    Standards Alignment
    Topics Alignment
  10. Gifted Kids, Gifted Characters, and Great Books

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    This article contains an annotated bibliography with dozens of quality examples of children's literature that meet three important criteria: the books are written by authors of merit; each book contains well-developed characters who display gifted behaviors; and the stories include thought-provoking problem situations, issues, or personal needs with which gifted students can identify.

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    Article
    Keywords (Tags):
    booklist, gifted education, annotated bibliographies, gifted characters in literature