NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Tapping the Talent: Working with Gifted Students

EDUC 792 or 600




Instructor: Dr. Olufunmilayo Amobi

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Correspondence

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $390

Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge

Course Description:

Learn how to succeed with your gifted and talented learners! Explore multiple strategies and techniques to provide needed support in the general education classroom and transform how you instruct gifted and talented students.


As a result of this course, participants should:

1.  Identify the various characteristics of the gifted student.

2.  Explore various strategies to challenge the gifted student.

3.  Demonstrate the ability to incorporate strategies to help the gifted student succeed.

4.  Create a study guide/extension activity.

5.  Research methods for identification of the gifted student.


The required reading is found in the text listed below:
Winebrenner, S. (2001). Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

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