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Keyword: Curriculum

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Instruction

The Critical Issue of Curriculum Differentiation for Gifted Learners

It is timely to consider another critical issue that has impacted the health of our educational institutions. It is the issue of the lack of provision of differentiated curriculum for our top learners.

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Instruction

Product Assessment: Using the DAP Tool Rather Than Multiple Rubrics

Focusing on product assessment, this article highlights the DAP Tool (i.e., the Developing and Assessing Product Tool) as a protocol for assessing products.

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Instruction

Connect Chat: Ideas and Tips for Serving G/T Students in 2020

G/T educators joined together in this Connect Chat for a brainstorm session to share ideas and strategies for successful G/T services during this unique school year. Attendees shared questions, ideas, challenges, and what they’ve learned so far.

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Instruction

Differentiation 101

Definitions and frameworks serve as a guide for differentiating instruction and meeting the needs of a variety of learners. Learn specific definitions to used words such as depth, complexity, and abstractness as well as evidence-supported models to help you differentiate or lead differentiated instruction in your classroom or school in this recorded presentation.

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Social/Emotional

Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted English Learners

Using Maslow’s hierarchy of needs as a framework, participants will explore how to address the social and emotional needs of gifted English Learners. Topics include how to lower the affective filter, offer a culturally responsive classroom, provide language support, and address funds of knowledge, as well as other ideas.

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PBL and the Engineering Design Process for STEM Learning

This article describes an interdisciplinary PBL instructional design model that allowed students to drive the questioning and creation as they engaged in the engineering design process.