Looking side-by-side at on-level and GT curriculum examples, this session presented at giftED21 discusses how pre-assessment and alignment of both curriculums allow for differentiation and acceleration for our gifted students, while allowing for collaboration with PLC teams.
Preassessment and reflection are essential components of defensible differentiation. After planning, preassessment data provide information to reveal students’ readiness and interests in the content while reflection highlights what has been learned and sparks questions for further learning. Preassessment and reflection are keys to making differentiation defensible!
In gifted education, the schools of thought that influence the field affect not only how students are assessed and identified for gifted services, but also how educators themselves view gifted education and the services they provide.
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