Monthly Archives: August 2012

#IWG12- The International Week of the Gifted- World Council for Gifted and Talented Children’s President, Dr. Taisir Yamin, shares his thoughts…

Taisir Subhi Yamin— President of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children— is a professor of gifted education. He has a B.Sc. in Physics, an M.A. in Special Education, and a Ph.D. in Gifted Education and Computer Assisted Learning … Continue reading

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Last Links for #IWG12

We have been delighted with the variety of blog posts contributed over the past week. Posts have come from parents of gifted children, teachers, researchers and advocates. We have heard from WCGTC delegates, from members, and from people who simply … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

Associate Professor Tracy Riley of Massey University tells the story behind New Zealand’s revised handbook on gifted and talented education, launched during the International Week of the Gifted. Back to the Future I often begin my lectures on gifted and … Continue reading

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Global #gtchat Salutes the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

As the International Week of the Gifted 2012 draws to a close, it is with great satisfaction that Global #gtchat Powered by the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented on Twitter joins in this global venture with the World … Continue reading

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Dr. Linda Kreger Silverman, is head of the Gifted Development Center, in Denver Colorado.  A well known Psychologist, researcher, author, advocate and parent, she will also be a Keynote speaker at the World Conference 2013.  Dr. L. Silverman has asked … Continue reading

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More Inspiring Blog Posts for #IWG12

We are truly delighted to read so many wonderful blog posts during the International Week of the Gifted. Many thanks to all who are supporting this event. Here are the most recent posts: The Solution Finders: Thanking the Creative Educator by … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s Blogging Politicians and Gifted Awareness Week

Mary St George sends greetings to members of the gifted education and advocacy community all around the world. She hopes that you will find some exciting ideas that you can apply to your own settings during this inaugural International Week … Continue reading

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