Monthly Archives: September 2010

Shar-E-Fest and the Sage on the Screen

Shar-E-Fest is an E-Learning and M-Learning conference which I am currently attending. It has been quite a change for me to be with E-Learning people. While I provide distance education, I work within an organisation focused on the special educational … Continue reading

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Feedback – Staff vs Students

Chris Lehmann blogged on giving teachers feedback today: I wanted to give feedback to teachers in a way that was productive, useful, manageable, and as non-judgemental as possible. This is not the first time I have noticed how careful we … Continue reading

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Upcoming #gtchat on Emotional Intensity

Christine Fonseca has published a book called “Emotional Intensity and Gifted Students“, which will be released this coming week. Christine has released a chapter for free, so do have a look. She will also be guest contributor/facilitator in a #gtchat … Continue reading

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Blogroll Updated

Hi Everyone, I have just updated my blogroll. If you have a blog dealing primarily in giftedness, and I have not included it, please leave me a message in the comments section – I’d love to hear from you 🙂

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Deadlines

In Twitter #gtchat the other day, we talked about teaching gifted children to manage time effectively, and I think there was even a passing mention of (deep breath!) deadlines. This was all one of those delightful tangents you go down, … Continue reading

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Introversion and the Gifted

Lisa Rivero has found a fascinating article on introverts in Psychology today, and written a response in her blog. While many ideas are in close agreement with those of Lesley Sword in her article on Gifted Introverts, there are some new … Continue reading

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How Many are Gifted?

Here’s an article that has been retweeted a couple of times on Twitter. This article raises an interesting question: If you identify large numbers of children as gifted and talented, and if by gifted and talented you mean able to … Continue reading

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Ingredients for Success

Analyses of what make people successful will always vary depending on culture and the definition of success. However, I think it is important to discuss them with gifted students. Some of these students will develop innovative and wonderful ideas that … Continue reading

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Creativity #gtchat Transcript

I got to half of #gtchat on creativity, and will be reading the transcript for the rest. There are always some very useful links posted, so it’s well worth a look. Transcript is at http://wthashtag.com/transcript.php?page_id=8668&start_date=2010-09-10&end_date=2010-09-11&export_type=HTML I see the earlier chat … Continue reading

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Twitter Chats for Tomorrow

Round-up of Best Sites & Practices will be our noon/EDT topic for our 09.10 #gtchat (tomorrow!). Join us! This one is at 4am NZ time, but there will be a transcript to read for those of us who value our sleep!!! … Continue reading

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