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Free online professional development resources for teachers, including training in gifted education and resources to use for differentiation with your gifted students | Hoagies' Gifted Education Page ...

Free online professional development resources for teachers, including training in gifted education and resources to use for differentiation with your gifted students | Hoagies' Gifted Education Page | Carolyn K. and Kathi Kearney

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    • The Bargain Basement: Professional Development Kathi Kearney Carolyn Kottmeyer
      • Using Online Resources for Professional Development
    • Why online courses?
      • Available any time, anywhere
      • Ready-made curriculum
        • Content
        • Evaluations
        • Text
      • Often available free!
    • Administrative Issues
      • Supervision
        • Interaction with others
      • Location
        • Classroom, library, home?
      • Grading & Credit
        • School Needs Formal Plan
        • Post-graduate College Credit?
    • How do I choose?
      • Thoroughly review any course you are considering
      • Don’t be a slave to the curriculum
        • Curriculum is a tool, not an end in itself
    • Review…
      • Review ALL the course materials
        • Review each lesson and activity
      • Make sure course meets the student’s needs
        • Academic requirements
        • Learning style
        • Easy to use
    • Select a course…
      • Course materials completely free
      • Course must be substantial
    • How to use Online Curriculum
      • Make sure someone in the school can be available to support the child
        • Technical support
        • Content support
      • Keep child motivated
      • Keep records, if the curriculum doesn’t include record keeping
    • Do a trial run…
      • Some students respond better than others to online learning
      • Run a few lessons
      • Consider professionals and their administrators reactions to…
        • online learning in general
        • the particular curriculum
    • Keep records
      • Use a planner or logbook
      • Track daily & course progress
    • Engage in discussion
      • Set aside discussion time
        • Online education can be a little lonely
      • Discussion can be with…
        • Other Teachers
        • Mentor
        • Professional Development group
    • Just in case…
      • If you are dependent on an online course for complete instruction…
        • Print out some or all instructional materials
        • Download the course website
          • WebWhacker**
        • Websites occasionally change to fee-based or disappear
      • Free Online
      • Professional Development
      • Courses!
    • GERRIC Gifted Education Professional Development Package
      • Comprehensive 6-unit package
        • Understanding Giftedness
        • Identification of Gifted Students
        • Social and Emotional Development
        • Underachievement
        • Curriculum Differentiation
        • Developing Programmes and Provisions
      • www.dest.gov.au/sectors/school_education/publications_resources/profiles/gifted_education_professional_development_package.htm
    • Comprehensive Professional Development
      • Each module includes…
        • Core,
        • Extension and
        • Specialisation modules
      • In every age level…
        • Early Childhood,
        • Primary and
        • Secondary age levels
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      • GERRIC Gifted Education Professional Development Package
    • Annenberg Media Professional Development Resources
      • Course Library
        • Hundreds of courses
        • Grade levels K – college
        • Free video on demand (VoD)
          • All courses also available on DVD
      • http://www.learner.org/
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      • Annenberg Media Professional Development Resources
    • Ohio Javits Grant modules I-GET-GTEd
      • Modules for…
        • Teachers
        • Parents
        • Administrators
        • Guidance Counselors
        • School Psychologists
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      • Ohio Javits Grant modules
      • I-GET-GTEd
    • National Center for Learning Disabilities
      • NCLD Talks
      • New and Archived Talks
      • http://ncldtalks.org
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      • National Center for Learning Disabilities NCLD Talks
    • "My Brilliant Brain"
      • Documentary on the Brain
        • Part 1 – Born Genius
        • Part 2 – Make Me a Genius
        • Part 3 – Accidental Genius
          • Comprehensive – 47 minutes each
      • topdocumentaryfilms.com /my-brilliant-brain-make-me-genius
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    • Top Documentary Films
      • Other titles…
        • “ The Truth According To Wikipedia”
        • “ Supersize Me”
        • “ Exploring Einstein: Life of a Genius”
        • “ The Mystery of Picasso”
        • and hundreds more…
        • topdocumentaryfilms.com
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      • Top Documentary Films
    • NYC Gifted and Talented Curriculum
      • K-6 GT Units
      • schools.nyc.gov/Academics/GiftedandTalented/EducatorResources
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      • NYC Gifted and Talented Curriculum
    • TED Talks
      • TED = Technology, Entertainment, Design ++
      • “Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world”
        • www.ted.com
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      • TED Talks
    • Webinars
      • University of California Irvine
        • Free GATE webinar series (February)
        • unex.uci.edu /certificates/education/gate
      • NAGC Webinars on Wednesday
        • nagc.org/wow.aspx
      • SENGinars
        • sengifted.org/webinar_program.shtml
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    • NAGC Live Learning Center
      • NAGC Convention & Exhibition Sessions
        • Materials and Audio recordings
        • Free for Convention attendees
      • Webinars…
      • Free or inexpensive
      • Always local
    • Books
      • The Cluster Grouping Handbook
        • Winebrenner & Brulles
      • Advancing Differentiation
        • Richard Cash
      • And others…
        • Free Spirit Publishing
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      • Books
    • TV Shows!
      • Doogie Howser, M. D.
        • hulu.com/doogie-howser-md
      • Head of the Class
        • tv.com/head-of-the-class/show/1346/episode.html
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      • TV Shows
    • Online Bargain Basement
      • Internet is full of free professional development resources
      • Check out the deals in the Online Bargain Basement!
      • Questions?
    • The Online Bargain Basement Thanks for coming down!