Developing Effective State Policies for Gifted Education
The 2nd edition of NAGC's A Guide to State Policies in Gifted Education is now available in the online Bookstore. This edition is a downloadble PDF for easy navigation throughout the document and with links to the actual policy.
Summary Description: -Teaching an integrated Science curriculum to students in a K-8 setting. - Working to ensure academic excellence by fully knowing students and adapting curriculum to meet needs - Collaborating with a team of teachers in the design and implementation of integrated curriculum - Keeping careful anecdotal and assessment records and using them to write accurate, comprehensive reports. - Acting as an advisor to a group of middle school students - Committing to the mission of the school -Mentor a teacher in the Associate Teacher Program (if conditions and schedule allow)- Participating fully in the demanding and fulfilling life of the school
Minimum Qualifications: - B.A. or B.S. degree in Education, Science or related field from an accredited college or university -At least two years full-time teaching experience in K-8 public or independent schools- Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests and understanding of the nature of integrated curriculum; - Commitment to excellence in teaching and the education of children - Demonstrated knowledge of young adolescents - Experience working with web-based technologies and applications -Commitment to equity and justice including knowledge and skills related to cultural competencies- Strong writer and speaker
Preferred Qualifications: - Teaching experience at the middle school level- Fluency in Spanish
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