Apr 01, 2023  
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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ED 591 - Standards and Practice for Teaching Gifted and Talented Children

This course will explore and extend understanding of the InTASC Teaching Standards for teachers as they apply to Gifted and Talented education. Through an analysis and reflection of each standard, the highest levels of rigor, relevancy, and proficiency will be promoted. A professional plan of action and a portfolio of best practices and procedures aligned to both InTASC and National Association for Gifted Children standards will be created (6 credits)



Currently this is available as a cohort course only.

Prerequisites & Notes

Assignment Overview
The course is divided into 4 Units and a final project.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Describe and demonstrate understanding of the InTASC standards as they apply to Gifted & Talented education.
  • Understand the needs of the learner, learning, and the impact of learning differences and environments.
  • Evaluate current processes and programs, reflect on their alignment to standards and impact on student learning and engagement.
  • Analyze various aspects of learners, learning programs, instructional design, delivery, and assessments.
  • Create a professional plan of action and portfolio of best practice and procedure that is aligned to both the InTASC standards as well as the National Gifted and Talented Standards.

Credits: 6 credits

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