Sunday, 27 November 2016

Congratulations Alice - our resident script writer, actor and film director

Alice has written a musical script and with the help of her Year 4 friends is turning "Amelia" into a great film. We look forward to seeing the final product. Congratulations to Alice and all involved.

Celebrating Success! Congratulations Isaac.

Isaac in Year 6 received an ICAS medal for achieving such a wonderful result in the Digital Technology ICAS test.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

What are you curious about?

Nova: Science for curious minds. A fascinating website to explore. Enjoy!

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Scientists studied 5,000 gifted children for 45 years. This is what they learned about success.

"No matter how teachers and parents challenge kids to further develop these abilities, 45 years' worth of data suggests it's imperative that they do. The future of the world could depend on it."

Friday, 4 November 2016

Some of My Best Friends are Books: Guiding Gifted Readers from Preschool to High School

'Some of my best friends are books' describes: intellectual and emotional needs of both young and older readers and offers ideas for using books to address issues of identity, growth, difference and intellectual passions. The author describes things as;Typical and advanced reading patterns for grades K-12; How parents and teachers can give reading guidance and discuss books with young readers; A well-indexed annotated bibliography of more than 300 books for readers of all ages, carefully selected to promote intellectual and emotional development; Books that deal with themes such as Achievement, Aloneness, Arrogance, Developing Imagination, Intensity, Introversion, Perfectionism, Relationships with Others, Sensitivity, and Resiliency. There is also an index with suggested titles for each theme and the page numbers for short summaries of these titles.

November eNews from GERRIC

Including upcoming January student programs