Educator Karen Rumley will give you tools that you can add to your academic toolbox to help you customize your content and instruction. You will learn how to differentiate based on content, difficulty, and depth. Whether you have many years of teaching under your belt or this is your first year in the classroom, this course will challenge and inspire you to become a better teacher.
After taking this course educators will understand how to:
- Design lessons
- Group and assign tasks
- Create a toolbox
- Facilitate differentiation
Click here for a leader’s guide created by the Ohio Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Karen Rumley is the past president of the Ohio Association for Gifted Children. She is the director of instruction with Kent City Schools and formerly a consultant with the Summit County Educational Service Center, specializing in gifted services and programming as well as secondary English language arts and social studies. She has coordinated gifted programs for eight years and is the past secretary of the OAGC governing and executive boards. She is also the co-chair of OAGC Annual Fall Conference. She and her husband, Eric, live near Ravenna and enjoy travel, reading, and training in Kung Fu.
Courtney – CARLISLE LOCAL (verified owner) –
No new techniques were presented in this course. For example, cubes, learning centers, choice boards, menus.
Danielle – YOUNGSTOWN CITY SCHOOLS (verified owner) –
There were a lot of great strategies shown.
Marlayne – YOUNGSTOWN CITY SCHOOLS (verified owner) –
Differentiation is one of the biggest challenges for me. I learned a lot from this course!
Idalia – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Adriana – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Blanca – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
If it wasn’t for the handouts, it would have been difficult to follow the speaker. Speaker needs to emphasize main points more obviously.
Sheri – KENT CITY (verified owner) –
Engaging speaker with useful information and helpful suggestions for us to consider when lesson planning.
Chere – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner) –
Great break down of ideas to differentiate your classroom and stretch you GT students.
kathya – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Cynthia – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –