Supporting Gender and Cultural Differences in the Gifted

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Supporting Gender and Cultural Differences in the Gifted

$ 20.00

Presenter: Heather Clark
Core Area: 
ODE Teacher Competency d, ODE Teacher Competency e, NAGC Self-Understanding 1.1, Self-Understanding 1.2, Self-Understanding 1.3, Awareness of Needs 1.4, Awareness of Needs 1.5, Cognitive and Affective Growth 1.6, Cognitive and Affective Growth 1.7, Cognitive and Affective Growth 1.8, Identification 2.1, Identification 2.2, Identification 2.3, Learning Progress and Outcomes 2.4, Evaluation of Programming 2.5, Evaluation of Programming 2.6
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

 

When educators treat gifted students like individuals rather than one homogeneous group, they can better support their students. In this course, educator Heather Clark helps teachers gain an understanding of gender roles and the main conflicts gifted students experience when it comes to societal expectations.

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Gifted students all come from different backgrounds and have different influences that affect the ways they think and learn. Even though all gifted students may have some traits in common, we must be careful to treat them each as individuals and honor each one’s own unique background. 

In this one-hour course, educators will explore:

  • Gender roles, their effects on students, and the main conflicts students have when it comes to societal expectations
  • Cultural differences encountered by minority gifted students
  • Ways to support all gifted students in the classroom and general school setting

ODE Competencies: D, E
NAGC Teacher Preparation Standards: 1, 2

Heather Clark has packed a wealth of experience into her 12 years as a professional educator, serving a variety of roles as a teacher and also as a leader through curricular administration. With a masters in STEM education, Heather has worked with and championed for gifted students from the very beginning. She now serves as a Gifted Coordinator for the Licking County Educational Service Center, splitting her time and expertise between two Central Ohio districts. Heather’s experience with urban, suburban, and rural populations make for a well tested knowledge base and a sensitive application of the best educational practices, ones that are both student centered and practical. She lives in Blacklick, Ohio with her supportive husband and two young sons that constantly keep her moving. 

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