Thursday, 11 August 2016

TasGifted Conference - Sessions For Educators

Contact: Lynne Maher, Tasmanian Association for the Gifted Inc
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Date: 26 August 2016 evening - 28 August 2016      RSVP: 25 August 2016
Location: Hobart

Intended Audience: Educators, School Psychologists

Educating gifted children poses challenges that are not well understood and this conference gives educators a chance to not only learn from the presenters but also to make connections with others facing similar challenges.

There are 4 concurrent lines in breakout sessions, parallel presentations by invited speakers and 3 great keynote presentations.

Of particular interest to educators are:
  • Differentiated Task Design for Gifted Students
  • Curriculum Differentiation: A Practical and Collaborative Approach
  • Curriculum Differentiation Unlimited for gifted learners: tackling the 6 biggest myths.
Sharing strategies for:
  • Science education secondary
  •  Science clubs primary
  •  History education secondary
  •  STEAM in the early years
  •  Nurturing Mathematical Talent upper primary / secondary
  • Language arts primary
  •  Art
Leadership & gifted education
  • Identification: Who Are These Gifted Students?
  • Coping Creatively with Challenging Behaviours
  • Twice Exceptional Gifted with Learning Disability Students/Children - several sessions
  • Social and emotional needs of gifted students
  • The role of happiness in gifted students attaining excellence and fulfilling potential
  • Boredom: Fascinating but Often Misunderstood
See the full program at
Single day registrations available