In this 3-module course, you’ll learn about the difference that Total School Cluster Groups can make for all of your students. Ms. Gentry says that when all regular classroom teachers are equipped to provide cluster groups, gifted students can receive full-time gifted instruction.
After completing this course, you’ll have a deeper understanding of:
- The difference between Generic Cluster Groups and Total School Cluster Groups
- Why Total School Clustering is important
- Total School Cluster Grouping definition, features, and goals
- How to implement Total School Cluster groups in your classroom
Marcia Gentry directs the Gifted Education Resource Institute at Purdue University where she enjoys working with doctoral students and engaging in research and gifted education professional development. She remains active in the field through service to NAGC and AERA and by writing, reviewing, and presenting research aimed to improve education for children, youth, and teachers. She originated the Total School Cluster Grouping Model and works on issues of underrepresentation and talent development.