Although the State Plan (TEA, 2019) requires evaluation of student growth, the process remains difficult for Texas districts. Assessment beyond on-level state testing is required to adequately assess growth in our gifted learners and in the curriculum and instruction provided to them. Implementation of growth modeling and other suggested effective tools will support assessment of academic growth in gifted learners.
This article will discuss results from a mixed methods study that explored the experiences of more than 300 elementary teachers of the gifted during the first year of the pandemic (Guilbault & McCormick, 2022).
Experience measurement through the eyes of a child as you discover innovative ideas to bring measurement to life in the classroom with the Icons of Depth and Complexity.
Incorporate the Depth and Complexity Framework’s other Icons – the Content Imperatives, to foster quality conversations through in-depth research and “big idea” formulation.
Every journey begins with a first step. In order to take that step, a destination is determined. Deciding the journey’s destination relies on prior travel and a desire for a new direction to explore.
Join NASA STEM Engagement Specialist Steven C. Smith in this webinar as he shares new, FREE, outstanding resources that have been created just for your gifted students!