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Gkp ppt

  1. 1. THE GIFTED KIDSTHE GIFTED KIDSPROGRAMMEPROGRAMME
  2. 2. Who are we?• Run by the Gifted Children’s AdvancementCharitable Trust• Founded by Christine Fernyhough and CraigAnderson (Books in Homes) in 2000.Providing –• Day-school programme for gifted children in 8units around NZ – 450 students• Professional development for teachers• Support for schools to develop their own GiftedKids Centres• y-
  3. 3. What do we mean bygifted?Gifted kids ...• learn faster and think differently.• are way ahead of others the same agein some or many areas.• are ‘uneven’ in their development, oftenresulting in social and emotionaldifficulties.
  4. 4. Day-school –GIFTED KIDS PROGRAMMEKeeping bright young minds stimulated.At GKP, children interact withothers of like mind to:• Develop understanding of themselves as giftedindividuals.• Experience and embrace new challenges.• Explore and develop gifts, talents and interests.• Engage in abstract and complex learning.• Create and innovate.
  5. 5. CHALLENGES• Critical thinking
  6. 6. • Creative thinking and problem-solving
  7. 7. • Philosophical discussions
  8. 8. •Experimenting
  9. 9. • Thinking deeply about content.
  10. 10. •Hands-on learning
  11. 11. USING OUR TALENTS TOENHANCE OUR LEARNING
  12. 12. ICT
  13. 13. LEARNING ABOUT‘BIG IDEAS’At Ambury Park Farm - economicsystems
  14. 14. At the Botanic Gardens –eco-systems
  15. 15. At the Buddhist Temple –belief systems
  16. 16. Discovery - ‘Mind Matters’
  17. 17. Micro-discoveries –looking at germs
  18. 18. DNA Extraction
  19. 19. VISITING EXPERTS• Hugh Gribben, Maths Department ,Auckland University
  20. 20. Corrine Morris - “Mad Science”
  21. 21. Sarah Broome - poet
  22. 22. Melanie Hollingsworth –mask-maker
  23. 23. FOREIGN LANGUAGEAND CULTURE
  24. 24. Gifted kids together – like mindssparking!
  25. 25. Gifted kids together – ‘someonejust like me’!
  26. 26. GKP- part of thepuzzle formeetinggiftedchildren’sneeds
  27. 27. Wikispaces• Creation• Home – school interaction• http://gkpwhangarei.wikispaces.com/
  28. 28. THE GIFTED KIDS PROGRAMMEwww.giftedkids.co.nzadmin@giftedkids.co.nz

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