Individual Enrollment:  Gifted Endorsement

     
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Explore five key areas of gifted education: nature and needs, special populations, curriculum and instructional strategies, creativity, and guidance and counseling. All courses include both instructional components and application activities that align with the objectives for the Florida K-12 Gifted Endorsement. Courses are listed in the suggested order for completion. Check with your district staff development office for credit eligibility toward Gifted Endorsement.
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Gifted: Nature and Needs (60) Syllabus

Investigate the nature and needs of gifted learners, including traditional and alternative tools for identifying giftedness, curriculum and instruction services, program models, and advocacy. Examine cognitive, social, and emotional characteristics. Understand the history and current research concerning gifted education.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       August 14, 2017 - October 22, 2017    
       August 28, 2017 - November 05, 2017    
       September 11, 2017 - November 19, 2017    
       September 25, 2017 - December 10, 2017     1 extra week for holidays
       October 23, 2017 - January 21, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       November 06, 2017 - February 04, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Gifted: Educating Special Populations (60) Syllabus

Gain an understanding of the unique needs of gifted students from special populations. Learn to identify and serve these groups of gifted students.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       August 14, 2017 - October 22, 2017    
       August 28, 2017 - November 05, 2017    
       September 11, 2017 - November 19, 2017    
       September 25, 2017 - December 10, 2017     1 extra week for holidays
       October 23, 2017 - January 21, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       November 06, 2017 - February 04, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Gifted: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies 2017 Syllabus

Investigate research-based practices, models, and strategies designed to meet the needs of gifted learners. Discover resources for aligning state standards and the gifted curriculum. Become an advocate for gifted students and programs.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       August 14, 2017 - October 22, 2017    
       August 28, 2017 - November 05, 2017    
       September 11, 2017 - November 19, 2017    
       September 25, 2017 - December 10, 2017     1 extra week for holidays
       October 23, 2017 - January 21, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       November 06, 2017 - February 04, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Gifted: Theory and Development of Creativity (60) Syllabus

Explore creativity as it pertains to giftedness. Investigate methods for teaching creative attitudes and encouraging creative thinking across various disciplines.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       August 14, 2017 - October 22, 2017    
       August 28, 2017 - November 05, 2017    
       September 11, 2017 - November 19, 2017    
       September 25, 2017 - December 10, 2017     1 extra week for holidays
       October 23, 2017 - January 21, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       November 06, 2017 - February 04, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays

Gifted: Guidance and Counseling (60) Syllabus

Explore socio-emotional needs and issues related to gifted learners, and discover guidance and counseling strategies that can be used to address these issues. Develop an understanding of developmental characteristics as well as the unique strengths and vulnerabilities of the gifted learner.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       August 14, 2017 - October 22, 2017    
       August 28, 2017 - November 05, 2017    
       September 11, 2017 - November 19, 2017    
       September 25, 2017 - December 10, 2017     1 extra week for holidays
       October 23, 2017 - January 21, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       November 06, 2017 - February 04, 2018    
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays