Summer Gifted Institute Workshop

The Summer Gifted Institute is an annual event held each summer and led by Dr. Sandra Kaplan and a team of faculty members experienced in gifted education, instruction, and curriculum design. This institute provides teachers with newly designed differentiated curriculum units responsive to both the Common Core and GATE Standards.

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Summer Gifted Institute

Curriculum Overview

The Summer Gifted Institute AND Demonstration School is an opportunity to observe master teachers implement the most current curriculum ideas and instructional strategies to differentiate curriculum for academically, linguistically, and culturally diverse gifted students. The Summer Gifted Institute provides content in the form of:

Coursework Examples

  • seminars that present new content and theories
  • workshops that expose educators to advanced methods in differentiated curriculum
  • demonstration lessons that provide a first-hand look at differentiated curriculum and student responses
  • curriculum writing sessions that provide participants with a chance to write and receive feedback on lesson plans and units of study

This year’s Summer Gifted Institute include two online interdisciplinary workshops on June 29 – July 1, 2020 and August 3 – 5, 2020.

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