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2006

Fort Hays State University

Hispanic-Americans

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An Hispanic-American Research-Based In-Service, Theresa Monaco Jan 2006

An Hispanic-American Research-Based In-Service, Theresa Monaco

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

The majority of regular classroom teachers (i.e. those with no experience teaching gifted and talented students) have had little or no exposure to gifted education in college courses or in-service training. With this in mind, a thirty-clock hour, community-based ethnic in-service was developed to teach research-based theory and practices skills in five gifted student needs areas. The teacher skill areas were: (a) nature and needs of gifted and talented students, (b) identification and assessment of gifted and talented students, (c) social and emotional needs, (d) differentiated curriculum, and (e) creativity and instructional strategies for gifted and talented students. A ...