Every student is unique, but gifted students from underrepresented populations often require special considerations. What factors do you need to be aware of, and how can you meet needs specific to students with diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds?
- Affect (drive, motivation, directing attention)
- Behavior (actions, communication styles and skills)
- Cognition (metaphysical, infracognitive and metacongitive thinking skills)
Dr. Richard Cash has worked in the field of education for over 25 years. He has taught at the elementary, middle school and college levels. Most recently, he served as Director of Gifted Programs for the Bloomington Public Schools in Minnesota. Dr. Cash is the president and lead consultant for nRich Educational Consulting, Inc. His areas of expertise include educational programming, differentiated instruction, brain compatible classrooms, and self-regulated learning. Dr. Cash has authored “Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century” and “Differentiation for Gifted Learners: Going Beyond the Basics” (co-author Diane Heacox), which was a Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Legacy Book® Award winner. He is actively involved with the World Council on Gifted Education, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC).
Leslie – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Dr. Cash is a very good presenter, he kept my interest throughout the entire training. He focuses on a lot of very important and overlooked challenges that students and teachers face.
Linda – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner) –
I really liked how this course targeted the area of self regulation that we teach in our district.
Stephanie – MANSFIELD ISD (verified owner) –
Very engaging and enlightening. Dr. Cash kept us laughing and thinking throughout the presentation.
Alexander – CARROLLTON-FARMERS BRANCH ISD (verified owner) –
Very valuable information, packed with strategies and ideas to help students succeed. Lots of things to reflect on as teachers to better serve our students.
Danica – WALLER ISD (verified owner) –
I enjoyed the presenter’s enthusiasm and could easily find several things I could start doing right away in my classroom.
Emmadonna – WALLER ISD (verified owner) –
This course was interesting.
Maribel – LAREDO ISD (verified owner) –
This course is very interesting because it helps educators not only to reach underrepresented GT students but, also create a growth mindset and become more successful
Jennifer – WALLER ISD (verified owner) –
Christine – WALLER ISD (verified owner) –
Very interesting and informative.
Nathaniel – WALLER ISD (verified owner) –