Ph. D. Education Faculty, Department of Learning, Instruction, and Teacher Education,
University of Haifa, Israel.
Dissertation Title: Teachers of the gifted in Israel: Cognitive aspects of teachers’
professional development programs; Supervised by Dr. Billie Eilam;
Reviewed by Prof. Joyce Van Tassel-Baska and Prof. Susan Johnsen.
M. A. Education Faculty, University of Haifa, Israel.
Thesis Title: Integrative versus specialized frameworks for gifted students:
Satisfaction with school; Supervised by Prof. Shunit Reiter
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Israeli program
B. A. English language + teaching certificate
University of Haifa/ Oranim Academic College, Israel.
Teaching Certificate in Gifted Education, Oranim Academic College, Tivon, Israel,
summa cum laude
|1980||Teaching Certificate, English language, Gordon Teachers’ College, Haifa, Israel.|
|Positions In And Out Of Gordon College|
|Lecturer (Gordon Academic College of Education, and Arab Academic College of Education). M.A. programs in inclusive education|
Instruction, learning and teacher education;
Management and M,Teach.
Senior investigator and representative of Gordon Academic College in
Tempus LLAF Sixth Call of the European Union.
|Head of Curriculum committee, Diplomacy and International Communication, Ministry of Education, English Inspectorate.|
|Areas Of Expertise And Interest|
|Innovative teaching strategies|
|Curriculum planning and design|
|Gifted and able students|
|Innovation in education|
|Books and Articles|
|Vidergor, H.E. (forthcoming). The Multidimensional Curriculum: Innovative strategies teaching learners to take control of their future.|
|Vidergor, H.E., & Harris, C.R. (Eds.) (June, 2015). Applied practice for educators of gifted and able learners. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers.|
|Vidergor, H.E., & Sisk, D.A. (2013). Enhancing the gift of leadership: Innovative programs for all grade levels. Ulm, Germany: International Center for Innovation in Education Press.|
|Vidergor, H. E., & Reiter, S. (2008). Satisfaction with school among gifted Israeli Students studying in various frameworks. Gifted and Talented International, 23(1), 39-50.|
|Kleinbok, O., & Vidergor, H. E. (2009). Grade skipping: A retrospective case study on academic and social implications. Gifted and Talented International. 24(2), 21-38.|
|Vidergor, H. E., & Eilam, B. (2010). Curriculum transformation: The Israeli teacher certification in gifted education. Gifted and Talented International, 25(2), 29-51.|
|Vidergor, H.E. (2010). The multidimensional curriculum model. Gifted and Talented International, 25(2), 153-165.|
Eilam, B., & Vidergor, H. E. (2011). Gifted Israeli Jewish and Arab students' perceptions of teachers' desired characteristics: A case of cultural orientation. Roeper Review, 33(2), 86-96.
Vidergor, H. E., & Eilam, B. (2011). Impact of professional development program for teachers of the gifted. Gifted and Talented International,26(1-2), 143-161.
|Vidergor, H. E., & Eilam, B. (2012). Israeli teachers’ perceptions of teachers’ desired characteristics: A case of cultural orientation. Roeper Review, 34(1), 26-37.|
|Vidergor, H. E. (2012). Culturally Responsible Research, Teacher Certification and Gifted Education Services: A response to Persson. Gifted and Talented International, 27(1), 77-82.|
|Vidergor, H. E. (2012). The multidimensional curriculum model. Exchange, (6), 23-25.|
|Vidergor, H. E. (2012). School provisions for gifted talented and able students: A response to Freeman. Gifted and Talented International, 27(2), 59-64.|
|Vidergor, H. E. (2013). A case study of a creative personality. The International Journal of Talent Development and Creativity, 1(1), 125-135.|
|Vidergor, H. E. (2014). Erika Landau: A lifetime of creativity. Gifted Education International, 30(2), 136-147.|
Vidergor, H.E., & Azar, L. (2015). The Case of a Self-Contained Elementary Classroom for the Gifted: Student Teacher and Parent Perceptions of Existing vs. Desired Teaching-Learning Aspects. Roeper Review, 37(3), 150-164.
Barnes, R., & Shaughnessy, M. F. (2015). Interview with Dorothy Sisk and Hava Vidergor: Enhancing the gift of leadership. Gifted Education International, 31.