Meeting the Needs of Gifted Students in the Multi-Ability Classroom Part 1 (3-Hour)


Presenter: Dr. Joyce Junetune, Texas A&M University
Core Area: Nature & Needs
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 3

You know that meeting the needs of your students in a multi-ability classroom is a challenge. You have more than likely listened to training on differentiated instruction and tiering. But what if there is another way of approaching this challenge? Joyce Juntune, Ph.D., offers a fresh look at how to reach students at all levels by adapting curriculum and encouraging independent learning skills.

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In a multi-ability classroom, the biggest challenge is often keeping all students engaged at their own level and pace. In this innovative, hands-on course, Joyce Juntune, Ph.D., will show you strategies and lesson activities that self-level for each student. Practical advice paired with informative learning theory will help you apply the activities in your classroom and help each student achieve their potential.

In this 3-hour course, you will learn:

  • Theories of cognitive development that help you apply strategies effectively
  • How to help students become independent learners
  • Fanned activities for groups and individuals that allow students to take learning as far as they desire
  • How to adapt curriculum using these strategies

This course is aligned with 2016 ODE Teacher Competencies a, b, c, f, g and NAGC Teacher Preparation Standards 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 5.2. 

Dr. 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 the areas of intelligence, child and adolescent development, educational psychology, giftedness, and creativity. Dr. Juntune earned her master’s degree in curriculum instruction from St. Cloud University and her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Texas A&M University.

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331 reviews for Meeting the Needs of Gifted Students in the Multi-Ability Classroom Part 1 (3-Hour)

  1. Amy – YOUNGSTOWN CITY SCHOOLS (verified owner)

    I liked the “worksheets” that I was able to see rather than just being talked at.

  2. Katina – River View Local Schools (verified owner)

    This was an informative course!

  3. Alma – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    This course offered multiple ways of assessing student comprehension of different topics.

  4. Maria Paula – SHARYLAND ISD (verified owner)

    There were many different ideas given for strategies to use in the classroom.

  5. Carla – WESTERN BROWN LOCAL (verified owner)

    The instructor was easy to understand, gave clear examples of how to use the techniques, and provided resource ideas that can immediately be implemented in the classroom.

  6. Bridget – WESTERVILLE CITY (verified owner)

    Though some of these suggestions are obvious or tried and true optoins, I did learn several new techniques that I will use to challenge both my gifted and non-gifted students.

  7. Amy – WESTERN BROWN LOCAL (verified owner)


  8. Redson – HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY & SCHOOL OF SCIENCE – HOUSTON SOUTH 101846 OR 101862 (verified owner)

    very helpful

  9. Melida – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    It was very helpful and practical for challenging all of my students.

  10. LAURA – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    very informative

  11. Caley – HUNTINGTON LOCAL (verified owner)

    Very eye opening!

  12. Nan – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    I enjoy the way that Joyce Juntune presents her ideas. She makes it very interesting.

  13. Raul – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent ideas on how to stretch critical thinking in the classroom.

  14. Juanita – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    From Dr. Juntune’s courses you always walk away with an array of wonderful activities you can incorporate in your classroom and a deeper understanding of the gifted child.

  15. Dora – SHARYLAND ISD (verified owner)

    This course provided me a variety of strategies that will definitely help all my students.

  16. Torey – River View Local Schools (verified owner)

    Good ideas and a good overview of ways to differentiate for all students

  17. Joel – MIDLOTHIAN ISD (verified owner)

    Awesome course!

  18. Charles – DONNA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (verified owner)

    It is well suited for teachers of all levels of student abilities but particularly for those with higher intelligence.

  19. Myra – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    This is a good refresher course.

  20. monica – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    I like the activities presented.

  21. Blanca – SHARYLAND ISD (verified owner)

    I truly enjoyed learning some new activities to help all my students grow!!

  22. Megan – SHARYLAND ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas for differentiation and depth.

  23. Jamie – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    lots of templates available

  24. Mariana – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Very interesting!

  25. cheryl – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    Great overview of grifted students in the classroom. Many ideas for supporting them within a mixed classroom setting.

  26. Joseph – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    Great strategies to take into the classroom for the GT, and all, students..

  27. maria – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Interesting and informative

  28. Courtney – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas to take into the classroom and can print the different activities

  29. leticia – VALLEY VIEW ISD PHARR – REGION 01 (verified owner)

    Very interesting activities

  30. Sonia – SHARYLAND ISD (verified owner)

    Good course. Helps to think of creative ways to reach students.

  31. Nancy – WYLIE ISD (verified owner)

    Dr. Juntune has great activity ideas. I plan on implementing several of these in my classroom.

  32. Gina – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    I really liked this course and presenter because there are multiple ways I can apply these techniques in a fine arts classroom.

  33. Annie – SHARYLAND ISD (verified owner)

    Dr. J. is delightfully relatable! The examples are good for review or first time and the opportunity to interact on the comments and read other comments is priceless!

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