Category Archives: twitter

It’s All About Awareness

Gifted Awareness Week starts tomorrow, and awareness is exactly what it is all about. There are shared messages we want to send, and there are personal messages we want to send. Here are some of the things I want to … Continue reading

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The Gifted Label

I find that I am unable to attend Twitter #gtchat at present due to a busy schedule, so I have decided that I will sometimes write on #gtchat discussion topics, and make just one tweet linking to my blog post, … Continue reading

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Are Rural Needs Different in Gifted Education?

Rural New Zealand schools include some of the nicest schools you can find anywhere. Teachers often teach children for two or more years, therefore getting to know them more closely than city teachers do, and caring deeply about them. They … 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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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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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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Best Twitter Finds Today

I am enjoying the gifted community on Twitter so much! Just search Twitter for #gifted or #gtchat, whether you are a member or not, and you will find posts with a smorgasbord of links to all sorts of things that … Continue reading

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Write-Up on #gtchat “Why Gifted Kids Need Each Other”

http://christinefonseca.wordpress.com/2010/08/28/another-lively-gtchat/#comment-3856 Christine has expressed so well the need that gifted children have for each other, and added further ideas about what parents can do for these children. Recommended read.

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