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EDS 725: Nature and Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gifted and Talented K-12 Students in Inclusive and Gifted Classes.

3 hours, 3 credits. An in-depth study of the nature and needs of gifted and talented culturally and linguistically diverse children and adolescents in inclusive and gifted classrooms. History, models, and theories of gifted education, characteristics of the gifted and talented, identification and prevalence, comorbidity with disabilities, factors that enhance or inhibit gifted development, and national and State standards. 10 hours of observation of inclusive and gifted classes and/or agency programs at the developmental level corresponding to the teaching certificate held. PREREQ: New York State Teaching Certificate or Reciprocal State Teaching Certificate.

Last modified: 11/5/2014