Using Technology to Differentiate for Gifted Students


Presenter: Will Waghorne
Core Area: Differentiated Curriculum
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

As a teacher, it becomes crucial to use technology to help your gifted students engage in their learning process. Using tools like Google Apps not only encourages them to participate, they provide convenience for both you and your students, and allows a greater level of differentiation and collaboration.

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

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Learn how to use Google Apps and other Web 2.0 applications to create differentiation in mixed ability classrooms. Session will cover assessments using Google Forms, how to grade writing assignments in Google Docs, and much more. Discover a wealth of links and ideas to strengthen your teaching with technology and to make classroom assignments more unique and individualized.

In this course, participants will:

  • Be introduced to many technological tools, including:
    • Google Forms
    • Choose Your Own Adventure
    • Kaizena
    • Google Earth
    • Google Lit Trips
  • Investigate how these tools can be used in designing curriculum and instruction
  • Observe how teaching and learning can be made more individualized for all students, while particularly challenging those that are gifted

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

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    1122 reviews for Using Technology to Differentiate for Gifted Students

    1. Arnold – KILLEEN ISD (verified owner)

      It was relevant.

    2. Brenda – FORT STOCKTON ISD (verified owner)

      Much of the content in this training seems to be out-of-date. For example, everything the Flubaroo app does has been embedded into Google Forms.

    3. Julie – ALICE ISD (verified owner)

      It’s very interesting but old. Some of these sites don’t exist anymore.

    4. Veronica – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      Very informative.

    5. Alma – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      This course provides information of various tools that can make student learning exciting and the teacher’s work much easier.

    6. Nora – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      Great apps that are useful in the classroom.

    7. Maricela – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

      awesome technology to be used in the classroom

    8. Leslie – SAN DIEGO ISD (verified owner)

      Good Google help

    9. Tomas – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

      Some tools were helpful but some could not be applied to the science classroom.

    10. michele – ELYRIA CITY SCHOOLS (verified owner)

      Very little was new information–exploring google earth was the best part

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

      It was great

    12. Andrea – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      The course was very informative.

    13. Benny – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)


    14. Sean – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      Good overview of Google apps, though some have changed. There are too many reflection questions for only a one-hour course.

    15. Juan – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

      good course

    16. Vanessa – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      It was neat learning about other resources.

    17. Erika – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      great ideas.

    18. Jorge – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

      Although the course has some outdated sites, most of them are still available, and new ones have come up like Google Classroom.

    19. Marcela – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

      It provides ideas and examples on how to use these resources in the classroom.

    20. John – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

      This was very helpful to my students success!

    21. Valeria – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      Great resources.

    22. Elisa – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      This course contains great information and which some is familiar and has been great to work with.

    23. Leticia – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      Excellent course very informative

    24. Maria – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

      Great presentation!

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