SENGinar: Incorporating Cultural Responsiveness through Online Learning in Advanced-Level Classrooms
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About The Event
In today’s age of virtual and distance learning, educators of gifted diverse populations must be equipped with resources and strategies that support equity and promote their academic success. Being culturally responsive is essential
in online learning especially for advanced level classrooms on the primary and secondary level.
During this session, participants will be equipped with research, various strategies, and resources that can help incorporate cultural responsiveness through blended and online format while building rigor and relevance in the advanced level classroom. Participants understanding how to incorporate cultural responsiveness through an online platform for diverse gifted students is critical for their academic success and motivation. Participants will also have an opportunity to share with other advanced level teachers and leaders on adjusting their curriculum and instructional practices to reflect cultural responsiveness aligned to common core and state standards through online learning.
About the Presenter:
Javetta Jones Roberson serves as the District Coordinator of Secondary Advanced Academics & Gifted and Talented in McKinney ISD in McKinney, Texas. Javetta received her doctorate of education in the Educational Leadership program at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Her research interests include diverse gifted and AP populations, Blended Learning, Culturally Responsive pedagogy (teaching, leadership, and curriculum), and professional learning of teachers (special education and gifted). Previously, she has served as a high school administrator, high school Advanced Academics Coordinator, elementary gifted campus liaison, district professional development facilitator for Advanced Academics and gifted dual language teacher. Javetta serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented & the Council of Exceptional Children-Association for the Gifted. She also serves on the Diversity, Equity & Access committee, Education committee and Special Populations Network with the National Association of Gifted Children.