$50.00

Presenter: Tina Flatt & Sarah Eton, Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD
Core Area: Identification & Assessment
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 3
 

In this course, the Power of Portfolios, Tina Flatt and Sarah Eton will walk you through the steps of creating portfolios for your students that will provide the missing piece in the data puzzle to prevent gifted students from being overlooked by data-driven identification.

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Many highly gifted children have a high potential but do not yet show a high performance in test scores or grades. Because of this, we ought not to rely only on test results and grades to identify and differentiate gifted students in our schools. So what are we to use to spot these children and provide them with the services they need and deserve to thrive? In this course, the Power of Portfolios, Tina Flatt and Sarah Eton will walk you through the steps of creating portfolios for your students that will provide the missing piece in the data puzzle to prevent gifted students from being overlooked by data driven identification. These powerful tools can revolutionize how your schools identify gifted students as well as provide concrete examples to use in ARE meetings and parent conferences.

In this course you will learn:

  • The state definition of gifted
  • Why potential matters as much as ability
  • Why data collection is not enough for identification
  • How to create a portfolio
  • Which kinds of examples to include in each student portfolio (including detailed examples!)
  • How to include your own notes in addition to work samples
  • How to use a portfolio to help identify a gifted students

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589 reviews for The Power of Portfolios (3-Hour)

  1. LINDA – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    It was very informative. I enjoyed it.

  2. Callen – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner)

    Very thorough

  3. Rebecca – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    This session gave me many tools for successful use of portfolios in my classroom.

  4. Ramona – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    Explain to me what i need to collect, review the samples that I am collecting and determine would this be a good product to place using the rubric.

  5. Sarah – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    Very thorough and informative!

  6. Maria E. – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent information.

  7. maria – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course is elaborate and specific.

  8. Terri – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    It was very informative and interesting.

  9. Dana – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    I enjoyed the course. I needed a refresher on portfolios.

  10. Nora – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Very good a lot of information is presented on the course

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