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Professional Development Opportunities — Gifted and Talented

Contact: Rebecca Smith | 801-567-8368 | rebecca.smith@jordandistrict.org

Current PD  |  Online PD  |  Customizable PD  |  GT Endorsement Courses


Current Professional Development Opportunities

See  Jordan's Professional Learning System (JPLS)

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Online Professional Development Opportunities

Coming soon!

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Customizable Professional Development Opportunities

To arrange PD, contact Rebecca Smith | 801-567-8368 | rebecca.smith@jordandistrict.org
For additional content-area customizable PD, visit the Customizable PD Index

Depth of Knowledge (DOK). This hands-on workshop illustrates all levels of DOK and provides suggestions for implementing DOK levels in all curriculum areas.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 1 Hour Intro followed by 3-6 Hours

The Art of Questioning. Learning often begins with a question. This workshop will help teachers develop instructional strategies based on questioning that can be used across the curriculum.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 1-3 Hours

GT Overview. This presentation will provide an overview of the field of Gifted and Talented education, including levels of giftedness, instructional strategies, and social and emotional aspects.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 1 Hour

Math Enrichment. This workshop provides resources and suggestions on how to provide enrichment for high-ability math students in the elementary classroom.
Recommended Grade Level: K-6 Recommended Time: 1-2 Hours

Reading/Language Arts Enrichment. This workshop provides resources and suggestions on how to provide enrichment for high-ability ELA students in the elementary classroom.
Recommended Grade Level: K-6 Recommended Time: 1-2 Hours

GT Special Programs Overview. This workshop provides an overview of district-sponsored special programs. Hands-on workshops for individual programs are also available.
Recommended Grade Level: K-6 Recommended Time: 1-3 Hours

Independent Projects. This workshop provides suggested models for independent projects that can be used for differentiation for all students.
Recommended Grade Level: K-6 Recommended Time: 1 Hour

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GT Endorsement Core Classes

IELE 5400. GT Endorsement Core Class - Education for the Gifted and Talented – An introduction to gifted and talented education.

IELE 5410. GT Endorsement Core Class - Improvement of the Curriculum Instruction in the Content Area – Models and systems in gifted education.

IELE 5420. GT Endorsement Core Class - Identification and Evaluation in Gifted Education – Identification practices and program evaluation in gifted education.

IELE 5430. GT Endorsement Core Class - Curriculum and Materials in Gifted Education – A focus on resources and programs that foster gifted and talented education.

IELE 5440. GT Endorsement Core Class - Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted – A focus on the unique social and emotional needs of high-ability students.

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