Tag Archives: gifted children

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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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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Unlocking the Cage

Guest blogger Nikki writes about the very difficult journey it is when a child’s needs and school provisions are a poor match for each other, and how it was homeschooling which eventually unlocked the cage for her son. “School is … 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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What Are They REALLY Saying?

Guest blogger Bexology2 joins the blog tour today to analyse the political sound bites which are appearing in the lead up to Gifted Awareness Week: Welcome to the #NZGAW blogtour. As a part of #NZGAW, each political party in New … Continue reading

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Welcome to the #NZGAW Blog Tour 2014

Hello and welcome to the #NZGAW Blog Tour in this election year. If you are reading this post, right at the beginning of the blog tour, you are very likely to be a committed supporter of gifted education. You may … Continue reading

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How to Join the #NZGAW Blog Tour 2014

It’s almost time! Each June, New Zealand celebrates Gifted Awareness Week, a time when we celebrate the creativity and talents of New Zealanders, and when we advocate for better educational provision for gifted children. We also have a blog tour … 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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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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