This training provides 12 hours of the required 30 hour foundational training for the gifted and talented program. If you need the ENTIRE 30 hour gifted and talented foundational course, please register for the following workshop: Gifted and Talented Foundational 30 Hour Training Online Course
The goal of a Gifted and Talented program is to provide students with an opportunity to demonstrate skills in self-directed learning, thinking, research, and communication that are advanced in relation to other students. This course will show you how we identify the students that will benefit the most from program services. We will also explore the nature and needs of gifted students.
Listed below are the modules included in this course:
- Foundational understandings of the needs of gifted students
- Nature and needs of diverse student populations
- The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted and Talented Students
This is a self-paced, facilitated online course. You will have access to the course for a specified amount of time during which you can progress through pages, assignments, and discussions at your own pace. A facilitator will review and grade your course work to provide you support in understanding the topics presented. All course work will need to be completed before the course due date in order to gain access to a certificate.