In Tenn., a 'Microcredential' to Help Teachers Identify Students' Hidden Giftedness

Last updated: 04-15-2018

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In Tenn., a 'Microcredential' to Help Teachers Identify Students' Hidden Giftedness

It can be easy for a teacher to overlook a student with strong academic potential who doesn't fit stereotypes about giftedness—because he is poor, or has a disability, or simply isn't polite and eager in class. That's one reason Tennessee has partnered with the National Association for Gifted Children to pilot a new teacher professional-development credential aimed at training teachers to recognize giftedness in students from traditionally underrepresented groups. The course—part of a larger .


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