Category Archives: online resources

This is the Internet, and it’s Out to Get You!

I work with kids in a number of schools around New Zealand, and as part of my work, I send them links. If they can’t open the links, it’s usually because of a school internet filter rejecting the link on … Continue reading

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Creating Online Community

Every now and again the online gifted advocacy community senses “a great disturbance in the Force”. We have our gifted intensities, and we have no immunity from other foibles of humanity to offset this. What I suspect this means, is … Continue reading

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Social Media’s Newest Toy – Google+

I’m playing with Google+, but being me, thoughts of slightly less playful uses keep creeping in. Free video chat will eventually be good for distance education in New Zealand. Exploring this possibility is one of the reasons I have found … Continue reading

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GO Graphics – an Online Holiday Programme

I work for Gifted Online, and I’m delighted to let you know that we are having an online holiday programme! During the second week of the New Zealand school holidays (25-29 July) your children can hone their computer graphics skills … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Today is the end of Gifted Awareness Week, and there is a new post on the WAGC blog. Tomorrow (when it’s still today in America) we’ll link in the last of the international blogs. There may be a few follow-up … Continue reading

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Why are we STILL asking questions? The real challenge for teachers!

There are few of us working in gifted education in New Zealand who cannot attribute some part of what we have learnt about teaching the gifted to Rosemary Cathcart. Rosemary founded the George Parkyn Centre (now The Gifted Education Centre), … Continue reading

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#NZGAW – The Other Online Dimension

As an online teacher of many gifted kids who live far from other services for the gifted, I was keen for New Zealand’s Gifted Awareness Week to have the broadest possible geographic reach as well. Building on the encouragement of blogging … Continue reading

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Gifted resources online – where to start?

  As many people new to finding information on giftedness online will be blog tourists this Gifted Awareness Week, I’m going to point out a few great sites that have been extremely helpful to me. Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page is the … Continue reading

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