Identification & Assessment

//Identification & Assessment
  • This bundle contains five 6-hour courses by Lisa Van Gemert, each addressing a different core area and aspect giftedness.
  • Finding the time to get new G/T teachers trained can be challenging. This 30-hour package was created to get your new teachers started as quickly as possible! It’s five courses in one, taught by one of the leading minds in gifted education, and available online 24/7.
  • Presenter: James Webb, Ph.D. 
    Core Area: Identification & Assessment 
    Grade Level: All 
    Hours: 1

    It is a stunning and tragic statistic that as many as half of gifted students go unidentified in our schools every year. These students are being underserved and we, as a nation, are missing out on the talents and abilities they have to offer. In this course James Webb explains why so many of these students are slipping through the cracks and teaches how to recognize them and how to serve them.

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  • Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
    Core Area: Nature & Needs
    Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
    Hours: 6


    Dive deep into the world of gifted students! In this six-hour course, “Identification & Assessment of the Gifted,” educators will learn the history of gifted education, characteristics of gifted students, and how to assess and identify gifted children. After taking this course, educators will have a thorough knowledge of exactly what it means to be gifted.

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  • Presenters: Angela Osborne & Suzanne Palmer Core Area: Identification & Assessment Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary Hours: 1 Are you confused about identifying gifted students in your classroom? Thankfully, you don’t have to be. In this 1-hour course, discover what rules and laws exist in the state of Ohio for identifying gifted students and learn how to apply those laws to identify the gifted students in your classroom. Use state-approved tools to recognize the variety of abilities and talents of the gifted students in your classroom. Add to Cart or Click Here for District Pricing
  • Presenter: David Lohman, Ph.D., University of Iowa
    Core Area: Identification & Assessment
    Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
    Hours: 1


    Most school districts screen students for possible inclusion in their talent-development programs. How effective are these screening methods at truly identifying talent? Delve into the world of identification to discover more effective and inclusive methods of recognizing gifted and talented students.

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  • Presenter: Dr. Joyce Juntune 
    Core Area: Identification & Assessment 
    Grade Level: Primary and Secondary 
    Hours: 1 
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    Intelligence has become a taboo subject in some educational circles. Rather than than avoiding the subject, hit the issue head-on by addressing some of the myths associated with the concept of intelligence particularly in the classroom setting. 


  • Presenter: Dr. Joyce Juntune, Texas A&M University Core Area: Identification & Assessment Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary Hours: 6

    Each year, thousands of gifted students go undiscovered in our classrooms. Without accurate identification, many of these students will never reach their full potential or benefit from the great resources available in our gifted programs. As teachers and educators in gifted education, one of our top priorities should be the screening, assessment, and identification of our gifted students.
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  • Presenter: Tina Flatt & Sarah Eton, Carrollton Farmers Branch Core Area: Identification & Assessment Grade Level: All Hours: 3

    In this course, the Power of Portfolios, Tina Flatt and Sarah Eton will walk you through the steps of creating portfolios for your students that will provide the missing piece in the data puzzle to prevent gifted students from being overlooked by data driven identification.

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  • Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
    Core Area: Identification & Assessment
    Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
    Hours: 1


    What if you went to the eye doctor and were handed a pre-made pair of glasses with no exam and sent on your way? Your chances of seeing well through those glasses would almost be zero! In “The Power of Pre-Assessment,” Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T., compares an eye exam to pre-assessment in the differentiated classroom.  Pre-assessment is a logical first step for differentiation and the key to success. 



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  • Presenter:Karen Zeske, Ph.D. 
    Core Area: Identification & Assessment 
    Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
    Hours: 1


    Receiving quality gifted instruction can help students grow and be challenged in many new ways. But the transition from a general education classroom to a gifted classroom can be difficult. If students don’t learn how to manage the new expectations of their teachers, it can become too much to handle. In this 1-hour course, “Uncovering and Retaining Gifted Students: Advocating for Historically Underserved Students,” Dr. Karen Zeske teaches educators how to retain their gifted students. Learn strategies to support gifted students and help them thrive.

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