Understanding Giftedness – Course for Administrators and Counselors (6-Hour)


Presenter: Dr. Joyce Juntune, Texas A&M University 
Core Area: Social Emotional, Nature Needs 
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary 
Hours: 6

Understanding gifted children is serious business. They sit in our schools and sometimes go unidentified or remain underserved. Understanding the nature and needs of gifted students empowers teachers to meet their needs and prepare them for success.

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In Dr. Joyce Juntune’s Understanding Giftedness, administrators and counselors receive a six hour course that packs the experience, and insight of one of Texas’ leading educators on Gifted and Talented into a straightforward, comprehensive presentation. 

In this course, you will learn:

  • Where giftedness comes from
  • What it means to be gifted
  • Gifted and talented vs. the High-achiever
  • How to engage the gifted
  • How to motivate G/T students

…plus much more!

This course is aligned with 2016 ODE Teacher Competencies d, e, and NAGC Teacher Preparation Standards 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 5.5.

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518 reviews for Understanding Giftedness – Course for Administrators and Counselors (6-Hour)

  1. Lauren – Excellence in Leadership Academy (verified owner)

    A wonderful reminder of what do we need to allow in the class to help GT students reach their full potential, express themselves and explore.

  2. Roel – PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent content. Well presented.

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

    It is a great course, explaines , describes GT students characteristics. Show the difference between high achievers and G/T students.

  4. Stephanie – GALVESTON ISD (verified owner)

    This course is very informative and interesting.

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

    Amazing presenter!

  6. Liz Anne – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)


  7. DUVESA – CORPUS CHRISTI ISD (verified owner)

    It affirmed what we do at our campus; but it’s nice to hear that we are on target.

  8. Juan – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    It is lengthy and probably took more than the 6 hours but it gives lots of information that is needed.

  9. April – Brazosport ISD (verified owner)

    I enjoyed it being self-paced

  10. Katherine – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    It was great! Very informative. I learned a lot of great take aways to help teachers meet the needs of gifted students better.

  11. Alberto – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    The course does share some insights that are valuable when working with gifted students.

  12. Corey – Brazosport ISD (verified owner)

    I think it would be beneficial for all teachers to take this course, not just administrators.

  13. Rudy – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    Very good course. It was very supportive and had much useful information.

  14. LAURA – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    Great refresher course

  15. Britanie – River View Local Schools (verified owner)

    Several good planning ideas for gifted students.

  16. Ana – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    It is very illustrative, clear, and helpful.

  17. Roberto – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    Great information provided.

  18. Carolyn – Brazosport ISD (verified owner)

    Great information but the video/sound quality is very poor.

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