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Gifted education

This webinar explores what is important and what works in gifted education. Justine Munro and Madelaine Armstrong-Willcocks will share insights from their work with the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education.

To help you navigate the webinar easily, there is a list of the key topics covered in the session below, including the time each was discussed. The key ideas discussed in this webinar are also shared in a short insight article.

Topics discussed in this webinar

Times shown in minutes and seconds from the start of the video

Giftedness webinar synopsis 

2.34:What is giftedness and who are our gifted students? 
13.42:Myths and misconceptions about giftedness 
20.02:What do gifted students need in schools and how can teachers support them? 
29.10:How much commonality is there in the needs of different gifted students?
31.43:Specialist support for gifted students 
What should teachers avoid doing when working with gifted students? 

For more information on supporting gifted students, contact the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education at or email Support for teachers of gifted students is also available through Gifted NEX and other avenues. 

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