Gifted KIds NCAGT

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Gifted KIds NCAGT

  1. 1. WHAT GIFTED KIDS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT INTEREST CHALLENGE CHOICE & ENJOYMENT AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT BRIAN HOUSAND - KATIE BLANCHARD - LIZ FOGARTY EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
  2. 2. HANDOUTS! AVAILABLE AT! bit.ly/ncagt2014
  3. 3. INTEREST CHALLENGE CHOICE ENJOYMENT
  4. 4. The biggest mistake of past centuries in teaching has been to treat all children as if they were variants of the same individual and thus to feel justified in teaching them all the same subjects in the same way. - Howard Gardner
  5. 5. an instructional trilogy Real World Problems Rigor Technology Integration
  6. 6. 49 52 88 6 22 8 7 In Te Ra C Ti O N Indium Tellurium Radium Carbon Titanium Oxygen Nitrogen EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY / PITT COUNTY SCHOOLS AIG CAMP 2014
  7. 7. RESEARCH QUESTION ONE: Do gifted students’ perceptions of their educational settings differ? REGULAR CLASS! AIG CLASSROOM! AIG CAMP CLASS
  8. 8. RESEARCH QUESTION TWO: Do gifted students’ perceptions of INTEREST! CHALLENGE! CHOICE! ENJOYMENT in three educational settings differ?
  9. 9.    Year       Number of Participants 2011     2012     2013                 !             65   63   60
  10. 10. My Class Activities • Thirty-­‐One  questions   ! • Five  point  Likert  Scale   ! • Addresses  interest,  challenge,  choice,  and   enjoyment   ! • Students  self-­‐report  on  a  series  of  questions  in   regards  to  each  of  three  educational  settings   (regular  classroom,  AIG  classroom,  camp  classroom)   !
  11. 11. PROCEDURES • Students  registered  for  and  attended  camp.   ! • Throughout  the  week  at  camp,  study  buddies   interviewed  their  camper  using  the  My  Class   Activities  survey  for  each  of  three  educational   settings  (regular  classroom,  gifted  classroom,  camp   classroom).   ! • Survey  results  were  totaled  and  analyzed.
  12. 12. REGULAR VS. AIG VS. CAMP
  13. 13. INTEREST
  14. 14. CHALLENGE
  15. 15. CHOICE
  16. 16. ENJOYMENT
  17. 17. CONCLUSIONS • Students  had  different  experiences  across  their   three  educational  settings.   ! • The  regular  classroom’s  mean  score  was  the   lowest  of  the  three  educational  settings,   suggesting  that  the  regular  classroom  provides   the  least  amount  of  student  engagement.   ! • There  were  different  levels  of  interest,  challenge,   choice,  and  enjoyment  across  the  three  classroom   settings.
  18. 18. INTEREST
  19. 19. CHALLENGE
  20. 20. egifted.org
  21. 21. ocw.mit.edu
  22. 22. ocwconsortium.org
  23. 23. coursera.org
  24. 24. iTunes U
  25. 25. code.org/learn
  26. 26. CHOICE
  27. 27. Long Term, Never Ending Projects
  28. 28. Long Term, Never Ending Projects • • • • Writing a Novel   • Creating a notebook of poetry   Conducting a Survey   • Reading   Making a webpage   Designing a Science • Creating an alphabet book on a topic Experiment
  29. 29. ENJOYMENT
  30. 30. Mihaly   Csikszentmihalyi
  31. 31.  Ch w Flo a l ne n Apathy
  32. 32. diy.org
  33. 33. INTEREST CHALLENGE CHOICE ENJOYMENT
  34. 34. HANDOUTS! AVAILABLE AT! bit.ly/ncagt2014

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