giftEDnz Conference 2012

Friday 30 & Saturday 31 March
Amora Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand


Keynote Speaker Organisation Topic - hyperlinked to PowerPoint file,
saved as 6 x colour slides per page PDF file
Jill Bevan Brown Massey University Digging Deeper, Flying Higher

Presenter/s Organisation Topic - hyperlinked to PowerPoint file, saved as 6 x colour slides per page PDF file
Deb Barton, Carolyn English, Adrienne Carlisle, Maree Quill, Bev Harrison & Sue Breen Massey University Get hands on, online - Exploring new resources for gifted and talented education
Lynn Berresford Indigo Assessment & Counselling Psychometric tests for the gifted' - The importance of early identification and understanding the role of diagnostic psychometric assessments for the gifted
Nobody understands a perfectionist': Understanding and meeting the social, emotional and learning needs of a gifted perfectionist
Brenda Bicknell The University of Waikato Competitions and the mathematically gifted
Sue Bufton Gifted Kids Problem centred learning for gifted mathematicians
Reaching the Pinnacle: Student control of quality thinking
Karen Bush Tairawhiti REAP The Cluster Team: A model of collaboration and collegiality in New Zealand gifted and talented education (2003-2008)
Amy Cornelisen Garin College Using the International Stock Market Game
The Stock Market
Steve Cutler University of Otago Creatures, costumes and cryptic creations; Integrating social activities within an intensive science programme for gifted students
Roz Dakin, Carol Gibson & Robyn Harawira Eastbay REAP Te Ara Kura a Tane: Realising potential of gifted learners. Telling our stories - Eastbay REAP
Mark Dashper The University of Auckland Build it and they will come: Meeting student, whanau and community needs with webcasting presentations
Jo Dean Ruahine Kindergarten Association Using learning stories as an assessment tool to document gifted children
What it looks like to see a young child displaying gifted characterisitcs and a learning schema
Jo Dean, Carola Sampson & Annette Preston & Vanessa Cathie Making meaningful links to gifted children's learning
Anne Devlin The Gifted Education Centre Social skills and gifted children
Jennie Douglas LuluCo International Pty Ltd Feelings matter! Why educators can't afford to ignore social and emotional learning any longer.
Jane Johnston Wellington Association for Gifted Children Meet the PARENTS - Tips for teachers for successful partnerships with home
Elaine Le Sueur Gifted Education Services Teach it fast and make it last - Notes from the presentation
Susan Luus Queensland University of Technology Self-presentation and underachievement among young adolescents identified as gifted
Valerie Margrain & Sarah Farquhar Australian Catholic University & Childforum Gifted Education in the Early Years: A 2011 Survey of Education for Gifted Children Under 8 Years of Age in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Sue McLachlan Hagley Community College Moodle and MyPortfolio for the Gifted
Sara Meadows The Gifted Education Centre Apple, avocado or acerola? The fruitful use of analogy in working with, and on behalf of, gifted learners
Anna Meuli & Madelaine Armstrong GIfted Kids Building self understanding and personal empowerment
Anna Meuli & Sue Barriball GIfted Kids Building in abstraction and complexity
Graeme Miller Hamilton Boys' High School Gifted and talented Maori and Pasifika students: Issues in their identification, programme and pastoral care provision
Harvey Molloy Newlands College How to grow poets
Errol Moore University of Otago College of Education Teaching musically gifted children: What kinds of expertise?
Vicki Needham University of Canterbury Are you meeting the social and emotional needs of your gifted and talented learners?
Dinah O'Meara Mount Maunganui College Flying the Flag - A process for leading in-school GATE PD using the Teacher Inquiry Model
Quick Quiz
Tracy Riley Massey University Sharing professionals' best practices for working with twice-exceptional learners
Carola Sampson Heretaunga Kindergarten Association Gifted young children in early childhood
Jay Sloss Rangi Ruru Girls' School Just add water Philosophy - how to get Philosophy up and running at your school
Mary St George The Gifted Education Centre Networking with the online gifted community
Louise Tapper University of Canterbury Conceptions of giftedness in a global, modern world: Where are we at in Aotearoa New Zealand, 2012?
Liz Waterfall Glendowie College "Stay hungry; Stay foolish"- Lessons for GATE professional learning in New Zealand
Susan Weekes Futureintech Futureintech: A free resource that supports and extends your teaching in the science, maths and technology curriculum
Sue Williams & Toby Stokes Fendalton Open-Air School Practical Strategies: Differentiated learning for Gifted Students in mixed ability classes
Melanie Wong Manukau Institute of Technology How associate teachers understandings of gifted and talented education influence ways in which students work with gifted and talented children whilst they are on practicum