Tag 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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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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#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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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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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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Shar-E-Fest and the Sage on the Screen

Shar-E-Fest is an E-Learning and M-Learning conference which I am currently attending. It has been quite a change for me to be with E-Learning people. While I provide distance education, I work within an organisation focused on the special educational … Continue reading

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Blogroll Updated

Hi Everyone, I have just updated my blogroll. If you have a blog dealing primarily in giftedness, and I have not included it, please leave me a message in the comments section – I’d love to hear from you 🙂

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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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