How does the State of South Carolina propose that students be identified for
inclusion in programs for the gifted and talented? Are there other strategies for
identification that you feel are worth considering? Make a care for you views by
To what do you attribute the under-representation of minorities in programs for the
gifted and talented? How might these phenomena be reversed?
Despite national efforts to help recognize the underrepresentation of minori
What are the cultural influences that encourage underachievement among gifted
females?Justify in a couple sentences each, the rationale for selection of the
influences you have cited.
The gender divide is everywhere arou
Chapter six of your text suggests several options for enriching the learning
opportunities for gifted and talented learners. Choose one of the options that you
feel has merit for engaging the interests and abilities of hi
As a classroom teacher what strategies might you adopt to introduce creative
thinking in the grade level or subject area you teach? If you teach multiple subjects,
i.e. in the elementary classroom, choose one subject are
Visit to the SC Department of Education website http:/ed.sc.gov/agency/programsservices/123/ and print a personal copy the Regulations governing gifted education in the
state (R43-220).Also find the scope and sequence of goals fo
In order to rectify the situation, of invisibly gifted being over looked by gifted and
talented programs, Esquierdo and Anderson, (2012) state that the identification process must be
restructured and calls for a strong focus on educating a
The idea on whether or not students with gifted and talented abilities should be
accelerated in their learning is a debate as old as time. According to DeLacy (1996),
Acceleration is the practice of giving students material and assignments
November 23, 2014
Over the years, the way giftedness has been defined and perceived has changed vastly.
While giftedness dates all the way back to Pre 1820, these great minds were considered to be
used for the purpose of
Matthew Lipmans Philosophy for Children Learning is a program, which could easily be
implemented within the classroom in order to introduce thinking skills within the curriculum.
The program is designed in a way that allows it to be used t
What Makes Giftedness?
What Makes Giftedness? Reexamining a Definition is a great article that explores the
past and present definitions, while also reviewing studies of characteristics of gifted individuals,
and lastly presents a new defi
Extended Response Question and Rubric
Justin and Serena were sharing a pie. Justin thought they should cut the pie into 4 pieces and
each get 2 pieces each. Serena argued that they should cut the pie into 8 pieces and each get 4.
During my student teaching experience, the district I taught in began adopting standards based
grading. With the introduction of the standards based grading, we began having to insert more and more
formative assessments not only in order to
Aleisha McBride-Creating a Performance Test
Design Step 1: Define Performance
A. Type of Performance
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Type of Performance
Marzano, R. (2009). The Art and Science of Teaching / When Students Track Their Progress. Health and Learning,
67(4), 86-87. Retrieved November 15, 2014, from http:/www.ascd.org/publications/educational
Aleisha McBride-Assessment to Measure Student Affect
Checklist of Student with very positive disposition towards Literature
Enjoys meeting with members of the group
Enjoys completing group job
This week's discussion prompt due Friday at 11:55 pm:
In consideration of the distinction between assessment FOR learning vs. assessment OF
learning, discuss how product, process, and progress learning criteria can be integrated
into the FOR