Fabulous Fridays, Module 4 (Six Contact Hours)

Welcome to the final Fabulous Fridays gifted professional development, Module 4, Articles 31-36.

After completing these four modules, teachers will have gained 30 hours of gifted professional development.  Articles 1-10 will be covered in Module 1. Module 2 will contain articles 11-20. Module 3 will contain articles 21-30. Module 4 will contain articles 31-36. Each module is worth six (6) contact hours; at the end of each module, you will be able to print a certificate for that module.  Completion of all four modules will address Ohio’s mandated 8 competencies (click here: Ohio 8 Competencies).

60 hours of PD: 60 hours of PD outline

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Directions: 1. First, click on the Lesson. Then, scroll down, and you will find your quiz.
2. Take these quizzes in sequence, from Article 1 through Article 10.  Proceed to Module 2, and work your way through articles 11-20.  Module 3 will contain articles 21-30, and module 4 will contain articles 31-36.

3. A grade of 80% on each article’s quiz will earn a passing grade.

4. Upon completion of each module, you will be able to print a certificate for your records.  Simply click on the certificate icon.

 

 

GERRIC, Module 6: Program Development (Contact Hours = 4)

Gifted programming varies depending on the district, school size, school resources, and — of course — student needs.  In this module, we explore the different types of grouping for gifted students, the research behind these, and types of programming options available.

At the completion of each module, you will receive a certificate for that module’s contact hours. As in all of these GERRIC Modules, the directions for the Module appear on a single lesson page.  Please scroll down to find the lesson; then, follow the directions on the lesson page to access this module’s content, take the quiz, and receive your certificate!  (Please note that these online modules, adapted for online use by Erica Baer, are intended only for districts contracted for her gifted services.)

60 hours of PD: 60 hours of PD outline

Additional Resources:

Dealing with the “5 Overexcitabilities”, click here.

Cluster Grouping in the Classroom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyUHAWJpnzA&t=1s

Fabulous Fridays, Module 3 (Six Contact Hours)

Welcome to the Fabulous Fridays gifted professional development, Articles 9-36. After completing this course, teachers will have gained 30 hours of gifted professional development. For the 2017-2018 school year, Articles 9-10 will be covered in Module 1. Module 2 will contain articles 11-20. Module 3 will contain articles 21-30. Module 4 will contain articles 31-36. (You will be able to print your certificate upon completion of Article 36.)

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GERRIC: Module 5 ~ Curriculum Differentiation for Gifted Students (Contact Hours = 6)

In this module, we will explore research-based strategies for gifted differentiation, focusing on content, process, product and modifications that can help teachers create true “stretch” for gifted minds (and — on the opposite spectrum — “shrink” for students with learning difficulties.)

At the completion of each module, you will receive a certificate for that module’s contact hours. As in all of these GERRIC Modules, the directions for the Module appear on a single lesson page.  Please scroll down to find the lesson; then, follow the directions on the lesson page to access this module’s content, take the quiz, and receive your certificate!  (Please note that these online modules, adapted for online use by Erica Baer, are intended only for districts contracted for her gifted services.)

60 hours of PD: 60 hours of PD outline

Please allow one business day for responses to messages/ emails. Thanks!

Additional videos and resources are below (and on the lesson page)!  Enjoy!

 

GERRIC: Module 4 ~ Understanding Gifted Underachievement (Contact Hours = 4)

Four (4) Contact Hours – Have you ever wondered, as a teacher, “I was told that child is gifted, but I sure don’t see it!”?  In this module, we will explore six “types” of gifted students: the “successful”, the “underground”, the “challenging”, the “dropout”, the “twice-exceptional”, the “autonomous learner”.  We will identify the factors that contribute to gifted underachievement in five of these six types.  After identifying these factors, we will see some strategies that can help to reverse some aspects of gifted underachievement.

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Fabulous Fridays, Module 2 (Six Contact Hours)

Welcome to the Fabulous Fridays gifted professional development, Part II, Articles 11-20.

After completing these four modules, teachers will have gained 30 hours of gifted professional development.  Articles 1-10 will be covered in Module 1. Module 2 will contain articles 11-20. Module 3 will contain articles 21-30. Module 4 will contain articles 31-36. Each module is worth six (6) contact hours; at the end of each module, you will be able to print a certificate for that module. Completion of all four modules will address Ohio’s mandated 8 competencies (click here: Ohio 8 Competencies).

60 hours of PD: 60 hours of PD outline

Please allow one business day for responses to messages/ emails. Thanks!

Directions: 1. First, click on the Lesson. Then, scroll down, and you will find your quiz.
2. Take these quizzes in sequence, from Article 1 through Article 10.  Proceed to Module 2, and work your way through articles 11-20.  Module 3 will contain articles 21-30, and module 4 will contain articles 31-36.

3. A grade of 80% on each article’s quiz will earn a passing grade.

4. Upon completion of each module, you will be able to print a certificate for your records.  Simply click on the certificate icon.

Fabulous Fridays! – Module 1 (Six Contact Hours)

Welcome to the Fabulous Fridays gifted professional development, Articles 9-36. After completing this course, teachers will have gained 30 hours of gifted professional development. For the 2017-2018 school year, Articles 9-10 will be covered in Module 1. Module 2 will contain articles 11-20. Module 3 will contain articles 21-30. Module 4 will contain articles 31-36. (You will be able to print your certificate upon completion of Article 36.)

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GERRIC Module 3: Social-Emotional Development of Gifted Students (Contact Hours = 4)

Four (4) Contact Hours – In many ways, gifted students are “just like” other kids: they love to play; they have diverse interests; and they have unique personalities.  However, gifted students — especially the highly gifted — have unique social-emotional needs that, until recently, both researchers and educators have often inadvertently overlooked.  In this module, we will explore gifted students’ unique social-emotional needs and will strategize ways to meet those students’ unique needs. 

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GERRIC Module 2: Identification of the Gifted and Talented (Contact Hours = 3)

Three (3 Contact Hours – Have you ever wondered, as a teacher, “How do we know a child is ‘gifted’?  How can we tell?”  In this module, we will explore the many ways to explore giftedness and talent; hopefully, you will find answers to some of your questions about identification.
Gifted competencies covered:
(f) The ability to use data from a variety of sources to measure and monitor the growth of students who are gifted
(g) The ability to select, use, and interpret technically sound formal and informal assessments for the purpose of academic decision making

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GERRIC Module 1: Giftedness or Talent? (Contact Hours = 4)

Four (4) Contact Hours
Overview:  Welcome to MRESC’s online gifted professional development modules.  Each of these modules utilizes the GERRIC gifted modules from UNSW as a foundation to guide you through the eight gifted competencies with research-based guidance on gifted students; reflective activities; and quizzes designed to check for understanding and mastery.  This module introduces the definitions of “giftedness” and explores the differences between “giftedness” and “talent”; “bright” vs. “gifted”. (Contact hours vary per module.)

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