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40th Anniversary Conference
“The Many Faces of Giftedness”
3rd – 5th July 2015 (Fri-Sun)
Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand

 


ADULT PROGRAMME at a Glance 

Code 001. The Conundrums of Success … by Rosemary Cathcart

Code 002Kiwibots – The NZ Robotics Charitable Trust: Inspiring a passion for science and technology … by Chris Hamling

Code 003. I’ve got time in my side”: Experiences and perspectives of young people who enter university early in New Zealand … by Ann Easter

Code 004. Back to the Future … by Deborah Walker

Code 005. Discussion Group for Grandparents … by Lynn Berresford and Dr. Kate Niederer

Code 006. Celebration of Talent Youth Concert 

Code 000. Gala Dinner

Code 007. Trading Beyond the Mark: Supporting the genius of disobedient thought … by Prof. Welby Ings

Code 008 & 012. Quick Simple ways to cater for very bright children in the early years … by Sue Breen

Code 009Q & A with Educational Psychologist … by Ruth Crawford

Code 010. A Passion for Writing … by Sarah Kirby

Code 052. The Importance of Partnerships in Gifted Education – a case study of a gifted young student … by Carola Sampson

Code 011. The 8 key Qualities of Gifted Maori students … by Dr. Melinda Webber

Code 013. Talent development of Gifted Adolescent Girls in a New Zealand setting … by Charlotte Tweedale

Code 014. Museums for you, your family and the gifted … by Johnny Hui

Code 015 Dyslexia and strategies for success … by Matt Strawbridge

Code 016 Mindfulness … by Cheryl Strawbridge

Code 017 Cultural Perspectives: Do Saudis Associate music, visual arts and leadership in girls with gifted children? … by Dr Saad Alamer

Code 018 Powerful Strategies to enhance the learning of gifted and highly capable students … by Nathan Levy

Code 019 Creating Structure to give freedom: Making self-management work for GATE students in junior science … by Sarah Gaze

Code 020 Discovering and learning through collection/artefacts … by Johnny Hui and Muriel McGlone

Code 021 Finding Quiet in all the noise … Dr. Michelle Dickinson (AKA Nano Girl)

Code 022 Square Pegs: Exploring -gifted identification, understanding psychometric assessments, the morbidities of specific learning difficulties and social, emotional and behavioural issues … by Lynn Berresford

Code 023 Observation of teacher practices for students identified
as gifted and/or talented in Australian middle schools … by Dr Dianne
Chambers and Catherine Flanigan

Code 024 Capturing a snapshot in time: A composite gifted classroom in 1950 … by Kylee Edwards

Code 025 I think my pre-schooler is gifted …… what do we do next? … by Andrea Delune

Code 026 Shakespeare in primary school – A workshop for educators … by Hamish Hudson

Code 027 Identifying gifted and talented Pasifika students … by Manu Faaea–Semeatu

Code 028 GATE the Wainui way … by Wendy Taylor and Brooke Trenwith

Code 029 Surviving or thriving? The self-concept of gifted students … by Dr Kate Niederer

Code 031 Peak performance for smart kids … by Dr Maureen Neihart

Code 032  & 37 More Quick Simple ways to cater for very bright children in the early years…by Sue Breen

Code 033 Conceptualising Global Giftedness … by Rose Blackett

Code 034 Supporting Independent Projects – A further look at outcomes … by Mary St George

Code 035 Songs of the “2E’ … by Sara Meadows

Code 036 Could we be happier … by Dr Maureen Neihart

Code 038 Gifted Assessment Unpacked – Processes and resources for Assessment. A discussion panel for psychologists, psychology students, counsellors and support professionals … by Rose Blackett, Lynn Berresford, Shirley Taylor, Judy Selvaraj and Ruth Crawford

Code 039 Cloudboy: How giftedness inspired my creativity … by Siobhan Harvey

Code 040 Growing leaders in Gifted Education… by  Janet Bourne and Anne Sturgess

Code 041 Embarking on our road less Travelled…by Anna Meuli, Kyran Smith, Ruth Cooper, Nomi Wald

Code 121 Mindfulness … by Peter Crompton

Code 042 Awareness of parents of gifted children and twice exceptional children … by Melanie Wong

Code 043 Homeschooling your gifted child through the intermediate and high school years … by Nathalie Thomas

Code 044 Bigger, Deeper, Faster! Ways to enhance abstraction, depth and complexity in content and process with gifted learners … by Madelaine Armstrong Willcocks

Code 045 People who think the same as me: the Importance of like-minded peers for gifted children … by Deborah Walker, Tracy Riley, Vanessa White, Carola Sampson, and Janna Wardman

Code 046 Powerful Strategies to enhance the learning of gifted and highly capable students … by Nathan Levy

Code 047 Early Years Discussion panel … by Sue Breen, Jo Dean, Melanie Wong, Carola Sampson, Annette Preston

Code 048 Meeting social and emotional needs of gifted children including referral to other agencies. A discussion panel for psychologists, psychology students, counsellors and support professionals … by Rose Blackett, Lynn Berresford, Shirley Taylor, and Ruth Crawford

Code 049 Negotiating the minefield of intensities and personality types … by Brooke Trenwith

Code 050 It’s not black and white being brown … by Ingrid FrengleyVaipuna

Code 051 Celebrating the Launch of a New Zealand Publication on Giftedness in the Early Years


Student PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE 

Code 124a-d NZ Junior MindGames Championships (Scrabble, Draughts, Chess, Backgammon) … by New Zealand Puzzle Association Inc.

Code 100 Neuroscience, brain stem cells and what goes on in the Laboratory … by Dr. Bronwen Connor

Code 101 Science and engineering demonstrations … by Dr Mike Duke, Dr Bill Henderson

Code 102a-b Student Speaker Forum – Tedx style (Coaching & presentation) … by Andrew Patterson

Code 002 Kiwibots – The NZ Robotics Charitable Trust: Inspiring a passion for science and technology … by Chris Hamling 

Code 103 The Alexander Piano – the world’s longest piano … by Adrian Mann

Code 006 Celebration of Talent Youth Concert

Code 125 Philosophy – An exploration into rights, responsibilities and personal autonomy. Where do we draw the line between my will and yours? (Recommended for secondary students) … by Anne-Maree McDougall

Code 104a-b VEX IQ robotics boot camp Kiwibots teams of up to 6 … by Chris Hamling

Code 105 & 116 & 119 Workshop for under 6’s … by Sue Breen

Code 106 For us they fell (on site at the Waikato Museum) … by Jennifer Hamilton, Waikato Museum

 Code 123 Art, Fashion and the meaning of life … by Pricilla Lowry

Code 108 A look behind the scenes (on site at the Waikato Museum) … by Jennifer Hamilton, Waikato Museum

Code 109 Discovering and learning through collection/artefacts … by Johnny Hui and Muriel McGlone

Code 110 Beyond the Numbers … by Tristan Pang

Code 111 What’s going down at Hamilton Zoo … by Ken Millwood

Code 112 Philosophy – An exploration into the concept of fairness. What makes something fair or unfair? (Recommended for primary / Intermediate students) … by Anne-Maree McDougall

Code 107 S2S – Spark to Spark, a creative workshop to inspire bright young people… by Mensa NZ 

Code 114 Fresh Water forensics … by Tara Okan

Code 125 Superhero in Action – a Nanoscience Workshop … by Dr Michelle Dickinson (AKA Nano Girl)

Code 115 Peak performance for smart kids … by Dr Maureen Neihart

Code 036 Could we be happier … by Dr Maureen Neihart

Code 118 Butterflies to science to discoveries … by Jacqui Knight

Code 120 What fuels YOUR writing when pen hits paper or fingers hit computer keys? … by Lynda Garrett

Code 121 Mindfulness … by Peter Crompton

Code 122 Fossil Fun … by Hamish Hudson

Code 113 Rising voices poetry … by Brian Hayley Gashem