Presenter:Theresa Biggs M.Ed.
Core Area: Nature & Needs
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Intense, loner, wallflower, focused… these are just a few ways introverts are frequently described. Whether its in the classroom, at home, or on the playground, these reserved individuals often get lost in the shuffle. Although we predominantly live in an extrovert world, it is important to remember that introverted gifted students have so much to offer.

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

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In “Introverts: The Quiet Gifted,” Teresa Biggs, M.Ed., explores the characteristics and value of the often overlooked gifted group, introverts. Like every one of their extroverted counterparts, introverted gifted students have much to offer. Discover how to recognize and work with this special population that represents about one half of all gifted students.

In this 1-hour course, you will learn to:

  • Understand common characteristics of the introverted gifted student
  • Examine the place of the introverted student in an extroverted world
  • Determine how to meet the needs of the gifted introvert in the classroom

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

Presenter Bio

Theresa Biggs, M.Ed., is the Coordinator of Advanced Academics for Plano ISD. She has a passion for learning and serving the gifted community with a special interest in the English classroom. This has led her to work with the both the College Board and the International Baccalaureate Organization. Ms. Biggs is a member of the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) Board of Directors and also serves as chair of the TAGT Leadership Division.  

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799 reviews for Introverts – The Quiet Learners

  1. Kristen – CARROLLTON-FARMERS BRANCH ISD (verified owner)

    I really enjoyed this course. it was informational and interactive.

  2. Pam – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    This was an eye-opening seminar in that I have never thought about introverts and shyness being two different things, as well as how important it is to allow introverts down time away from the external stimuli of their day. Excellent information!

  3. Zelene – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

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  5. Elizabeth – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

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  6. Deanna – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner)

    It was very interesting to me because I am an introvert and it helped me to have a better understanding of those who are the same way in my classroom.

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  9. Julie – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    This was a very informative course. I highly recommend others to take this one.

  10. Karen – WYLIE ISD (verified owner)

    Good reminders about teaching introverts, especially when you’re an extrovert-

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