General information

Module title Creative education for Gifted Children
Language English
Module lecturer Michalina Kasprzak
Lecturer's email mk94554@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position PhD
Faculty Faculty of Educational Studies
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 30
ECTS 4
USOS code 11-CE-11-a

Timetable

Tuesdays, 11:30 - 14:45, Szamarzewskiego Street, 89, building D

EXPLANATION: 11:30 - 13:00 (room: 010 building D), and continuation: 13:15 - 14:45 (room: 019) (3h classes per week = 7 meetings). Classes start 1.03.2022. If you are interested, please register for the classes on the system and send me an e-mail: michalina.kasprzak@amu.edu.pl - the number of places is limited.

Module aim (aims)

• Familiarizing students with the basic information of gifted and talented children
• Expanding and organize the student's knowledge in the field of gifted children and talented in European Union countries
• Presenting the selected pedagogical and psychological concepts and methods of creativity and giftedness
• Presenting the creative methods, forms and ways of working with gifted and talented students
• Familiarizing with the selected types of work with gifted and talented children in education
• Developing the ability to carry out activities for gifted and talented children
• Developing creativity and creative attitudes of students

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Syllabus

  1. Introduction. Discussion about gifted and talented children and group’s integrity.
  2. Basic information about the concept of a gifted and talented child (in the literature, the concept of ability and talent, the concept of the gifted child of learning difficulties).
  3. Basic knowledge about creative concept of education. Information about creative task for students.
  4. The teacher’s competences of supporting gifted and talented children.
  5. The pupil as a gifted or talented child. Characteristics and methods of diagnosis.
  6. Identifying gifted children and analysis of available diagnostic tools for gifted children.
  7. The selected pedagogical and psychological concepts and methods of creativity and giftedness. Student presentations.
  8. Overview of creative methods, forms and ways of working with gifted and talented children (in the context of supporting child’s development).
  9. The creative methods and techniques of work with gifted and talented children - an individual and groups work.
  10. Planning creative activities for gifted and talented children in education. Work in groups.
  11. Conducting creative activities for gifted children. Work in groups.
  12. Conducting creative activities for gifted children. Work in groups. Discussion and evaluation.
  13. European Union countries perspective of gifted and talented pupils. Presentations.
  14. Gifted and talented children in international and multicultural environments.
  15. The deadline for submitting creative tasks, evaluation, summary and reflection.

Reading list

1. Gil Lee Y. (2013). The Teaching Method of Creative Education. Creative Education. Vol. 4. No. 8A. p. 25-30.
2. Heller K. A., Monks F. J., Subotnik R., Stenberg R. J. (ed.), (2002). International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent. Elsevier Science.
3. Johnsen, S. (2005). Identifying Gifted Students: A Practical Guide. Prufrock Press. Texas.
4. Magro C. (2017). Escuelas Creativas. Un viaje hacia el cambio educativo. Fundación Telefónica, Liberdúplex, Madrid – Espa?a.
5. Miller A. (1996). The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self. Revised Edition by Basic Books. New York.
6. NCCA. (2007). Gifted and Talented Pupils Guidelines for Teachers. CCEA. Belfast.
7. Píriz Giménez N. (2016). Profile of Promoters and Hindering Teachers Creativity: Own or Shared? Creative Education. No. 7. p. 1436-1443.
8. Pontes de França-Freitas M. L., Del Prette A., Pereira Del Prette Z. A. (2014). Social skills of gifted and talented children. Estudos de Psicologia. 19(4). p. 288-295.
9. Ribeiro Piske F. H., Stoltz T., Machado J. (2014). Creative Education for Gifted Children. Creative Education. No. 5. p. 347-352.
10. Webb J. T., Meckstroth E. A., Tolan S. S. (2008). Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers. Great Potential Press. Tucson. Arizona.