Date of Award

10-2018

Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Curriculum and Instruction: M.S.

Department

Teacher Development

College

School of Education

First Advisor

Hsueh-I Lo

Second Advisor

Frances Kayona

Third Advisor

Lalita Subrahmanyan

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

Curriculum, Instruction, Global Education, Gifted Education

Abstract

Global education and gifted education share a common goal. The aim of both is to prepare learners to gain the knowledge and skills to successfully interact to the best of their ability in an increasingly globalized society. While providing an educational framework with a global perspective is beneficial for all students, it can provide a framework for developing an effective curriculum that meets the distinctive needs of gifted learners. A comparison between global education and gifted education reveals commonalities. They share educational, philosophical, and, psychological connections and when addressed within the framework of curriculum development, each compliments the other. When curriculum and educational strategies acknowledge this relationship, all students are provided an opportunity to reach their individual potential and gain the competencies to become effective global citizens.

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