Can Minecraft be educational? Yes, it can! Gifted learners have the ability to learn at a faster rate than other learners, and need differentiated strategies and technology tools to keep them on track and growing. Join Becky Renegar, Gifted Coordinator at Milton-Union Exempted Village Schools, and learn about a wide variety of technology tools for the learning process, creative production, assessment, feedback, differentiation, and classroom management
In this 1-hour course you will explore:
- How to connect characteristics of gifted learners to their differentiation needs
- Identifying the areas in the teaching and learning process in which differentiation will help gifted learners
- Selecting and implementing appropriate technology tools to assist with the differentiation process
This course addresses the following standards:
ODE Competencies: a, b, c
NAGC Standards: 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 5.1, 5.2
Click here for a leader’s guide created by the Ohio Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Becky Renegar is an experienced educator in the field of gifted education serving in the roles of both gifted intervention specialist and gifted coordinator at Milton-Union Exempted Village Schools. She holds a master’s degree in Special Education (gifted) from Bowling Green State University. In addition to seventeen years of classroom experience, Becky has also presented at several state and local conferences and in the areas of gifted education and technology integration and has been published in the OAGC Review.