Monthly Archives: June 2014

What does it mean to be creative?

It seems entirely appropriate to wind up this year’s enormously successful blog tour with another contribution from a gifted child. Caila is one of Gifted Online’s youngest students, but she is already beginning to articulate her own ideas about creativity. … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger, Hon. Chris Hipkins

Hon. Chris Hipkins, our guest blogger today, writes in his capacity as education spokesperson for the Labour Party. There is a lot of talk these days about under achievement within our education system. The rhetoric goes that we need to … Continue reading

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6 Important Ways for Parents to Nurture a Gifted Child

Guest blogger Rebecca Howell is the Senior Education Consultant for Potential Plus UK. Today she writes about ways in which parents can nurture gifted children. 6 Important Ways for Parents to Nurture a Gifted Child This is a companion post … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger, Hon. Maggie Barry

Hon. Maggie Barry, our guest blogger today, writes in her capacity as Member of Parliament for the National Party. Gifted and Talented Education Realising and supporting potential is the key to educational greatness. Each and every child should have the … Continue reading

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Gifted Kids Write to Parliament

96 students from Gifted Kids have collaborated to write an open letter to Parliament. What can this inspire you to write to someone who can make a difference? To All Members of Parliament You don’t know who I am, what … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger David Seymour, ACT Candidate

David Seymour is the Epsom Candidate for the ACT Party. Here he shares his thoughts following the Political Panels on Gifted Education last week: After a recent debate on Gifted Education an expert in the field told me that I … Continue reading

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All I Want is to Learn

Guest blogger Tayne talks about what he wants as a learner, and the frustrations for him and for his mother in accessing that. Tayne is a student of Gifted Online. Since starting a public school, I found no stimulation for … Continue reading

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Giftedness Acrostic Poem

Guest blogger JK is a student of Gifted Online. He has chosen to use an acrostic poem for his blog post. Great Creativity Independent thinkers Full on hard work Talented Extension work required Do well in passion areas   Find … Continue reading

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Programmes Matter!

Students from Gifted Kids explain how important quality learning is to them. The accompanying art was created by students of the Gifted Kids programme, supported by art tutor Amy Evans. I think that the government SHOULD fund One Day School … Continue reading

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There’s Always Something Going On In My Head!

Shanae writes about the relationship between thinking about the big things and forgetting the little things. Conor’s art shows that there is always something going on in his head, too. Conor and Shanae are students of Gifted Online. There is … Continue reading

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