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Parents get-together – Hobart – every Tuesday morning

  TAG Get-Together     C3 – Rivulet Café at 9.30am.   64 Anglesea St, South Hobart, Tas, 7004                                                                                                                                                                    When:  Every Tuesday   Time:  9.30 am – 10.30 am   We look forward to meeting you. “TAG does not assume duty of care for your child/children at this event”.   Please email tasgifted@gmail.com with [...]

2024-01-24T14:19:38+10:00January 24th, 2024|0 Comments

February 2024 – Explicit Teaching vs Project Based Learning – Achieving the Best Outcomes for Gifted Students

The Tasmanian Association for the Gifted Presents    Explicit Teaching vs Project Based Learning - Achieving the Best Outcomes for Gifted Students  A philosophy of education based on 15 years' experience and learning in the field of coding and robotics  With Bob Elliott Why are we teaching robotics by project-based learning when evidence-based practice says that students learn more with [...]

2024-02-22T07:24:31+10:00January 4th, 2024|0 Comments

EVENT CANCELLED – March 2024 – Special Guest Speakers from the USA and Sydney – Live in Hobart and Launceston

OUR APOLOGIES:  THE FOLLOWING EVENT IS CANCELLED Special Guest Speakers from the USA and Sydney  Dr. Geraldine Townend (Sydney) & Professor Jennifer Jolly (USA)   Motivating & Engaging Gifted Students How to motivate and engage gifted students and provide opportunities for talent development.   Creativity in Learning What is Creativity? How can you assess it? [...]

2024-04-09T15:46:43+10:00January 4th, 2024|0 Comments

April 2024 – Introducing Giftedness

Presents An evening for Parents & Teachers Introducing Giftedness With Lynne Maher How do you know if a child is gifted? How can parents support gifted children? How can teachers support students who need more challenge? At 7.30 pm, Tuesday 9th April 2024 Online Delivery Those registered will be emailed a link and instructions a [...]

2024-04-10T13:24:56+10:00January 4th, 2024|0 Comments

May 2024 – Learning Trajectories – Professional Learning Opportunity

Michele Juratowitch  Highly respected Australian researcher, presenter and author  will present on the topic of Learning Trajectories A professional learning opportunity for Educators (parents also welcome to attend)  7.30 pm Wednesday 1st May, 2024  Online Delivery (Zoom) Those registered will be emailed a link and instructions a few days before the event.  Current TAG financial [...]

2024-05-03T08:56:14+10:00January 4th, 2024|0 Comments

May 2024 – Gifted Children Grown Up

Presents  Gifted Children Grown Up Parenting, Personalities and Parent-child Dynamics: How These Shaped Us and How It Shapes Our Children With Dr Deborah Ruf Dr. Ruf is the author of the award-winning book 5 Levels of Gifted and in 2023 she released her follow-up, The 5 Levels of Gifted Children Grown Up.   For more than 40 years, Dr. Ruf [...]

2024-06-11T15:28:58+10:00January 4th, 2024|0 Comments

June 2024 – Early Entry to Kindergarten and School

Presents   An evening for parents & teachers    Early Entry to Kindergarten & School With  Jacqueline Hardman, BTeach, BA (Hons), MEd    * Eligibility for Early Entry * The assessment process * Benefits of Early Entry * What a parent could expect of the school * Making the right decision for a child   7.30 [...]

2024-05-17T09:53:34+10:00January 4th, 2024|0 Comments

June 2024 – Professor Paul Chandler – Expanding our gifted radar: Using alternate measures to find more of our gifted students.

An event for parents and educators with Professor Paul Chandler Expanding our gifted radar: Using alternate measures to find more of our gifted students. Connections to culture and how to better engage students in learning and cultivating their talents. 7:30pm, Wednesday 26 th June 2024 Online Delivery Those registered will be emailed a link and instructions [...]

2024-05-17T09:55:39+10:00January 4th, 2024|0 Comments

July 2024 – The social emotional development of gifted children – Debbie Youd

The Tasmanian Association for the Gifted Presents An evening for educators and parents The social emotional development of gifted children With Debbie Youd The session will: explore how being gifted impacts social emotional development in gifted children; examine a range of strategies that parents and teachers can use to nurture and support the social emotional [...]

2024-06-11T15:45:10+10:00January 4th, 2024|0 Comments

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