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 is a gifted education coordinator who has worked in a variety of school settings from rural to urban. In the course, “Supporting Gender and Cultural Differences,” Ms. Clark helps teachers gain an understanding of gender roles and cultural issues that affect gifted students and how to best support these students in the classroom.

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