The Queensland Association for Gifted & Talented Children Inc.

The Queensland Association for Gifted & Talented Children Inc.

We are an open association of people who share a common interest in gifted and talented children.

  • Family Membership - parents of gifted or talented children
  • Individual Membership - people in education and allied fields
  • Institutional Membership - educational institutions - schools, colleges, inservice providers

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QAGTC 2021 State Conference

Conf 2021

Challenging Australia 2021:

Creating Vibrant Futures for Gifted Children

Dates for 2021 Conference - 12th and 13th March 2021

Keynote Sat
Li Cunxin

Opening Keynote Saturday 13th March by Li Cunxin

Conference keynotes and workshop strands of interest to Parents, Teachers, Professionals on Saturday 13th March.

 

 

 

Keynotes Saturday 13th March

Tony Ryan
Tony Ryan
Eric Frangenheim
Eric Frangenheim

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fri Workshop
John Munro

Friday 12th March Workshop with Dr John Munro

Full day workshop for Teachers, Parents and Educators

Planning for extension - a process for designing from within the Australian Curriculum

Participants will be encouraged to apply the framework to topics they will be teaching later in 2021.

 

  • Recognising gifted learning in the classroom : A first step in planning for extension.   Gifted learning in its multiple forms.
  • A framework for planning extension based on how gifted learners learn;  differentiating the teaching, the curriculum, and the learning context.
  • Application of the framework to topics in the Australian Curriculum
  • Differentiating a typical teaching session for extension

John invites you to read the following article he was invited to write for The Conversation a year ago at https://theconversation.com/how-to-identify-understand-and-teach-gifted-children-107718.  It attracted 44,000 reads internationally.

Also, ACER invited John to make a podcast about his perspectives on gifted learning in the classroom.  It is available at https://www.teachermagazine.com.au/articles/the-research-files-episode-56-john-munro-on-gifted-education?utm_source=CM&utm_medium=Bulletin&utm_content=28Jan