(451 customer reviews)
Presenter: Dr. Joyce Juntune, Texas A&M University 
Core Area: Social Emotional, Nature Needs 
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary 
Hours: 6

Understanding gifted children is serious business. They sit in our schools and sometimes go unidentified or remain underserved. Understanding the nature and needs of gifted students empowers teachers to meet their needs and prepare them for success.

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In Dr. Joyce Juntune’s Understanding Giftedness, administrators and counselors receive a six hour course that packs the experience, and insight of one of Texas’ leading educators on Gifted and Talented into a straightforward, comprehensive presentation. 

In this course, you will learn:

  • Where giftedness comes from
  • What it means to be gifted
  • Gifted and talented vs. the High-achiever
  • How to engage the gifted
  • How to motivate G/T students

…plus much more!

This course is aligned with 2016 ODE Teacher Competencies d, e, and NAGC Teacher Preparation Standards 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 5.5.

Presenter Bio

Dr. Joyce Juntune is a renowned consultant, trainer, professor, and lecturer with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. She is an instructional associate professor at Texas A&M University, and she teaches graduate-level courses in her expert areas of intelligence, child and adolescent development, educational psychology, giftedness, and creativity. She has focused the majority of her career on the areas of intelligence and gifted and talented education. Dr. Juntune has served as the executive director for the National Association for Gifted Children and the Institute for Applied Creativity at Texas A&M University. 

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451 reviews for Understanding Giftedness – Course for Administrators and Counselors (6-Hour)

  1. Amber – GRAND PRAIRIE ISD (verified owner)

    Great course! Very informational and relatable.

  2. Niria – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great information

  3. Cynthia – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent. Helpful insights for counseling

  4. Paula – SPRING BRANCH ISD (verified owner)

    Very engaging and informative.

  5. Tamika – MIDLAND ISD (verified owner)

    I think this course really opened my eyes to what I should be aware of when teaching gifted students this coming school year.

  6. Rico – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    Great course. Learned more than I already knew about gifted students.

  7. Megan – GRAND PRAIRIE ISD (verified owner)

    Overall, a good refresher for nature and needs.

  8. Crystal – GRAND PRAIRIE ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent resources, tools to share w staff, and books for future reference.

  9. Jessica – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    Good information, some of it seems a bit outdated

  10. Yvonne – CORPUS CHRISTI ISD (verified owner)

    This course gave me a better understanding of GT students and how to best educate them.

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