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The Course


These have to be the most insightful words I have seen written about educating children in the last two centuries! Thanks for sharing them, Dave. The Course.

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The Sweetest Sweetcorn


For those who don’t know, I am in Samoa with my creative-gifted husband, working on raising the tourism dollar post-tsunami. Another entry to my weekly update for folks back in New Zealand, this week, involved much about giftedness – repeated … Continue reading

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Gifted Awareness Week New Zealand


This week coming New Zealand is hosting its annual Gifted Awareness Week – a time when we hope to reach more eyes and ears in an effort to alert the general population to this special group of people in our … Continue reading

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“Find Your Great Work” Movie – by Michael Bungay Stanier


Following on from yesterday, watch this Find Your Great Work Movie – by Michael Bungay Stanier. Michael challenges us with five ways to find our great work: Things only get really interesting when you take full responsibility for the choices … Continue reading

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The 5.75 Questions You’ve Been Avoiding – by Michael Bungay Stanier


This got me thinking – it was just an interlude that started to challenge my ‘procrastinating’ personality. Watch the short video – The 5.75 Questions You’ve Been Avoiding – by Michael Bungay Stanier and ask yourself if the .75 question … Continue reading

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Many, varied and unique …


How well do you cope with changing circumstances? If you find it hard – if you like a comfortable routine with all things in their place, and everything defined just so – then teaching the gifted could be a challenge. … Continue reading

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Hope for the Future


Momentum certainly started to increase in the attempts to meet the educational needs of gifted students since the changes in the New Zealand National Administration Guideliness in February, 2005. There has been a slowing to some extent, in keeping with … Continue reading

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Everything … or nothing?


Some days I just get overloaded with everything I seem to want to do. We can fill our lives with so many activities, that we scarcely have time to take a breath and enjoy it! And when push comes to … Continue reading

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Change is in the Air


Do you sometimes just want to do something different. Ever felt like that? Take a different route to school? Cook dinner a different way? Or maybe, expect something to happen in a different way? I thrive on change, but amongst … Continue reading

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