Gifted Awareness Week
WHAT IS GIFTEDNZ DOING TO CELEBRATE?
In celebration of Gifted Awareness Week, the Board of giftEDnz will be working to raise awareness through a range of initiatives. Watch this space! If you have suggestions, please contact a Board member.
We are also working with other national and regional organisations to raise awareness of the needs of our gifted and talented children and young people, as well as those of the professionals working with them.
This collaborative effort will involve:
You can download a PDF file with more information about these organisations and their contact details by clicking here.
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO CELEBRATE?
Ideas for what our members and stakeholders can do to celebrate! There are many things you can do to celebrate! The ideas have been sent to members and can also be downloaded as a PDF file if you click here.
Blast Parliament! Letter Writing Campaign
Once again we are encouraging our members to write letters or emails to our Members of Parliament. We have drafted a template letter which we encourage you to share with your colleagues, students, their families and others committed to gifted and talented students. You can click here to download the template letter.
Read the letter sent to Members of Parliament in collaboration with other regional and national groups by clicking here.
Join or follow the #NZGAW Blog Tour. You can find out more about the blog tour, including how to join it, at http://creatingcurriculum.wordpress.com/2012/06/09/nzgaw-blog-tour-starts-monday/ or follow the tour from the growing list of posts at http://ultranet.giftededucation.org.nz/WebSpace/696/.
We are at a critical time in gifted and talented education and it is up to us, as educators, to make the difference!
Share with us your events, successes, ideas and stories during Gifted Awareness Week 2012! Email firstname.lastname@example.org