One size doesn’t fit all in education, so how can you give your students what they need to thrive academically? The answer lies in lesson design. In this course from the Ohio Association for Gifted Children, educators will learn how to create lessons that are designed specifically for their students.
Educator Karen Rumley will give you tools that you can add to your academic toolbox to help you customize your content and instruction. You will learn how to differentiate based on content, difficulty, and depth. Whether you have many years of teaching under your belt or this is your first year in the classroom, this course will challenge and inspire you to become a better teacher.
After taking this course educators will understand how to:
- Design lessons
- Group and assign tasks
- Create a toolbox
- Facilitate differentiation
2016 ODE Teacher Competencies: B, C
NAGC Teacher Preparation Standard: 3.1
Click here for a leader’s guide created by the Ohio Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Karen Rumley is the past president of the Ohio Association for Gifted Children. She is the director of instruction with Kent City Schools and formerly a consultant with the Summit County Educational Service Center, specializing in gifted services and programming as well as secondary English language arts and social studies. She has coordinated gifted programs for eight years and is the past secretary of the OAGC governing and executive boards. She is also the co-chair of OAGC Annual Fall Conference. She and her husband, Eric, live near Ravenna and enjoy travel, reading, and training in Kung Fu.