Professional Development

I am excited to announce the first in a series of self-paced, online professional development opportunities. This first course focuses on differentiation. It provides approximately 6 hours of professional development, with videos, ready to implement resources, discussion, and more! Chapters include Math, ELA, and a section for Science, Social Studies, Technology, and more.

Most PD isn’t applicable to everyday teaching. It’s too abstract or simply too much fluff. This course is going to make your life easier, not harder, by giving you ready-made resources that you can use today.

Interested in doing professional development via Zoom or bringing it to your school? Contact sarah@thegiftedguide.com for more PD options, and see what we've done before below.

  • Differentiation

  • Social and emotional needs and curriculum

  • Effective Independent Study/Genius Hour

  • Collaborative Engineering Challenges

  • Podcasting

  • Using Technology to Meet GT Student Needs

  • Creating a Scope and Sequence, Schedule, and Selecting Curriculum

  • And more!

Gifted 101 PD Slideshow Template - Here's a sample of professional development I created for a district with a brand new gifted program. It goes through definitions of gifted, asynchronous development, potential problems faced by gifted students, referral forms, accomodations in the regular classroom, and a general outline of the program.