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TAG Lobbying State Election Candidates

TAG has been busy on your behalf raising awareness amongst the election candidates and seeking to know their position on matters relating to identifying and educating our gifted students. See more details, including the responses of those candidate who have replied: Why not send your own email to your local candidates?

2024-03-12T09:48:22+10:00March 12th, 2024|0 Comments

Professional Learning Scholarship Opportunity from TAG

The Tasmanian Association for the Gifted In conjunction with Reach Education Consultancy is pleased to offer one opportunity for a practicing teacher or final year pre-service teacher to undertake The Certificate of Effective Practice in Gifted Education TAG international member, Rosemary Cathcart, PhD, director of Reach Education, has generously offered a subsidised place in the [...]

2023-08-24T11:04:49+10:00August 24th, 2023|0 Comments

Building resilience in gifted children

Book your place at Presents An event for parents and educators Dr Gail Post Building resilience in gifted children What is resilience? Why is it important? And how can your gifted child or student build more of it? including How do you know if your child or student needs to build resilience? What is [...]

2023-10-21T16:16:38+10:00August 21st, 2023|0 Comments

How does academic acceleration compare to extension and enrichment for gifted students?

ChatGPT has told us: Academic acceleration, extension, and enrichment are three strategies that can be used to meet the needs of gifted students in the classroom. While all three strategies have their benefits, they differ in their approach and impact on students. Acceleration involves moving students through the curriculum at a faster pace than their [...]

2023-05-22T17:48:29+10:00May 28th, 2023|0 Comments

Does giftedness impact socialisation?

ChatGPT has told us: Overall, the impact of giftedness on socialization depends on a variety of factors, including individual personality, interests, and experiences, as well as the social and cultural context in which they live. It is important to recognize that giftedness does not necessarily mean social isolation or difficulty, and that gifted individuals can [...]

2023-05-22T17:48:56+10:00May 27th, 2023|0 Comments

Do gifted people know everything?

ChatGPT has told us: No, gifted people do not know everything. Giftedness typically refers to individuals who demonstrate exceptional abilities in one or more areas compared to the general population. However, this does not mean they possess knowledge in all areas or that they are experts in every subject. Like anyone else, gifted individuals have [...]

2023-05-22T17:49:25+10:00May 26th, 2023|0 Comments

Explain overexcitabilities in gifted students as described by Dabrowski

ChatGPT has told us: Kazimierz Dabrowski, a Polish psychologist and psychiatrist, proposed the theory of positive disintegration, which suggests that gifted individuals are more likely to experience a range of overexcitabilities. According to Dabrowski, overexcitabilities are innate, heightened sensitivities that gifted individuals possess in one or more of the following areas: Psychomotor overexcitability: This refers [...]

2023-05-22T17:49:43+10:00May 25th, 2023|0 Comments


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