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What do Twice Exceptional Children Need?

A beautiful child writes and writes with glistening eyes, every word a tragedy of mis-spelling, but every word spell-bindingly well chosen. Is her success as a budding author assured, or will the school of hard knocks teach her that she … Continue reading

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Thinking 1:1? Think Twice

As a follower of various e-learning enthusiasts online, I see several posts each day saying “We need 1:1 laptops”, “We’ve got 1:1 iPads”, “Everything your spam ever promised you and more, when you get 1:1 technology in your classroom”, and … Continue reading

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Frodo, Facilitation and Feedback

The character of Frodo Baggins can teach us many things. He can teach us the value of perseverance. He can teach us the value of a best friend. He can teach us that one facial expression is enough for some … 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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Avoiding the Vague and Unassessable

Inquiry learning, self-directed learning, individualised learning, learner-driven curriculum and negotiated curriculum are all terms that overlap and mean slightly different things in different educational contexts.  Somewhere in the zone where all of these ways of teaching overlap lies the kind … Continue reading

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