Guide tomorrow’s change agents.
- Design and deliver high-quality education and programming
- Pursue your passions–personal, professional, and research–through flexible course work plans
- Explore Arts in Education, Teacher Education, ELL/Literacy, Gifted Education, STEM Education, and/or Instructional Coaching in the program’s diverse course offerings
- Innovate education by applying a variety of theoretical and research-based frameworks to teaching, learning, and community engagement
- Create safe, sustainable, democratic, accessible, and socially just learning experiences for all students in all educational settings
- Develop new interactive educational tools for use in the galleries at the Denver Art Museum
- Implement educational programming for special exhibits at the Denver Zoo
- Provide instructional coaching for math teachers at online schools
- Present research on twice exceptional students at the National Association for Gifted Children conference
Ricks Center for Gifted Children
Located on the University of Denver campus and affiliated with the Morgridge College of Education, the Ricks Center for Gifted Children provides nationally recognized gifted education to approximately 250 students who demonstrate exceptional, differentiated abilities and learning needs.
- Anticipates and responds to the individual, intellectual, social, emotional, physical, aesthetic, and cognitive needs of gifted children in a dynamic and challenging educational environment
- Personalizes the education of each student (ranging in age from 3 years to 8th grade) in the context of a community built around an intellectual peer group
- Accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCACASI)
Institute for the Development of Gifted Education (IDGE)
Located within the Morgridge College of Education, the Institute for the Development of Gifted Education is an educational clearinghouse for educators, policymakers, schools, and families of gifted children across the world.
- Produces and shares the latest curriculum, research, and policy pertaining to giftedness and gifted education
- Publishes professional articles and research–including the monograph series.
- Combines research, curriculum development, and outreach in partnership with graduate education at the Morgridge College of Education
- With the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, certification in Gifted Education is available
- Apply now to be considered for the few remaining spaces available for the 2013-14 academic year.
If you have questions about a program or the admission process, contact the Morgridge Office of Admissions at (303) 871-2509 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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