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Gifted and Talented Children

Workshop Presentations on the topic of Education for Gifted Children in ECE

by Sarah Alexander
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Links to Research

Click here for information on a research paper by Valerie Margrain on young children who can read before they start school in New Zealand.  The paper is titled "Inside the Greenhouse: Hothousing, Cultivating, Tending or Nurturing Precocious Readers".  (If you are a ChildForum member you will be able to view and download a PDF of this paper for free).

Click here for information on a research paper by Caterina Murphy "How Do Young Children Who Are Gifted Play In An Early Childhood Centre Setting?".  (If you are a ChildForum member  you will  be also be able to view and download a PDF of this paper for free).

 

Workshop Materials

Below is a report on a professional development workship on Responding to Gifted Children.  This covers:

  • Problems in identifying whether a child is gifted
  • Clues from children's behaviour and how children can hide their ability
  • Funding and education policy 
  • Links to pdf copies of presentations

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