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Cody’s Story

Guest blogger Cody was finding school such a tough place to be a gifted kid that it affected his health. Thank you, Cody, for sharing your story. Hi I’m Cody and I’m 8 and this is my story for how … Continue reading

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Hey! I’m one of those people!

Guest blogger Mackenzie writes about her experience of being a gifted child. The art work is by Ella. Both are students of Gifted Online. My experiences as a gifted child are a little bit different from others. Another Gifted Online … Continue reading

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Six Words Back (with occasional bonus words, too!)

I shared a blog tour post by Madelaine’s Gifted Kids students with some of my own Gifted Online students today. My Thursday chatters are aged 6 to 13. Here are their own six word stories about giftedness, which they send … Continue reading

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I Felt Like an Outsider

Rewi, our guest blogger, read an open letter to Parliament by Hamish, and was inspired to write an open letter of his own, describing some of his difficulties in a previous school. He addresses his letter to two of the … Continue reading

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The Gifted Deserve More

Every weekday, kids go to school to learn. To learn vital skills for when they grow up, to learn fun facts to teach others. But for the gifted, this is another story. Some of us go to normal public schools, like any other … Continue reading

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Give Us a Challenge

Sometimes at school I feel like saying out loud: “Maths just has to change. RIGHT NOW”. What I really mean by that is, “Give us a challenge”. Well, you can’t really blame me. I’m a year 4, in the highest … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Parliament from a Gifted Child

A nine year old boy writes to his Member of Parliament, asking for government funding for a charitable trust which is one of New Zealand’s largest providers of gifted education.  13 June 2013 Dear Mr McIndoe THE IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOLS … Continue reading

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Gifted – a parent’s perspective.

Paul, a father of two gifted children, shares his experiences: My son, Tyler, was born in 1997. He was our first child, so we didn’t know what to expect – the manual seemed to stop at the point of birth! … Continue reading

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GO Storymakers

You may have spotted that I’ve hardly blogged since I got ill last year, but in the build-up to New Zealand’s Gifted Awareness Week, I shall make more effort. This week I am totally excited about my brand new project … Continue reading

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