Monday, 27 March 2017

The truth about Gifted versus High Achieving Students



This is an interesting article examining the differences between gifted learners and high achieving students. It highlights some of the joys and the challenges in parenting and teaching gifted thinkers.

Monday, 20 March 2017

Our Declaration of the Rights of Gifted Children




In recognition of Gifted Awareness Week, the Stage 3 Newman English class have developed their own Declaration of the Rights of Gifted Children.

Think Club holiday workshops


Think Club will now run twice a year, in the April and September school holidays.

The next Think Club will be held: ​19th and 20th April 2017
at SYDNEY BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
Experiential workshops for the inquisitive, problem-solving,
​creative and capable primary school child.
Our one day, hands-on, workshops are enjoyable, fun and interesting.

For more information about the Think Club holiday workshops - www.thinkclubaustralia.com

MindQuest 2017 workshops


For more information about the MindQuest workshops for 2017 contact Shelagh on 
02) 4232 2494

Friday, 17 March 2017

The trouble with Gifted is that no one understands what it is.


"It never, ever occurred to me that my quirkiness was a part of my intelligence."

A great blog post that explores the many facets of giftedness.


Sunday, 12 March 2017

Our own Declarations of the Rights of the Gifted Child

As one way of acknowledging Gifted Awareness Week (March 12 - March 18), The Stage 3 Newman English group have been writing their own Declarations of the Rights of the Gifted Child.

 

 

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Exploring the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In the Stage 3 Newman English group we are investigating how Freedom and Identity are connected. As part of this unit we have been learning about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Here are some ways we have responded to this topic.