Gifted Article Book Study
This 15 hour course serves the purpose of providing teachers of regular education courses with professional development in gifted education as described in the Operating Standards for Identifying and Serving Students Who are Gifted (July, 2017). This online article study will present some gifted education practices and strategies from the Top 20 Principles from Psychology for PreK-12 Creative, Talented, and Gifted Students’ Teaching and Learning. Over the length of the course, participants will be presented with various articles to read. Using that information, an analysis of their own practice will be made and written submissions, as well as response to peers, in the online classroom will be required. A certificate of completion for 15 contact hours will be provided at the end of the course to those who meet the participation requirements.
The Restorative Classroom - February 28, 2019
The Restorative Classroom will provide a brief overview of Restorative Justice concepts and dig deeper into applications in the classroom. The training will also provide practical tools that educators and other school staff can use to turn classroom discipline from a punitive experience to a positive learning opportunity.