Giftedkids.ie Pilot Series of Webinars
Giftedkids launched our pilot webinar series on January 28th 2010 with "Characteristics of the Exceptionally Able – Faster, Earlier, Differently”, presented by Margaret Keane and Anna Giblin. Supported by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland and NCTE these webinars are free to teachers and parents and are run through the global educators’ network, Learncentral.org. Participants need a broadband connection and a pc or Mac with a set of headphones or speakers. For more information on technical requirements and to register for this series please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Giftedkids would like to thank Anne White and Fred Boss of NCTE, Steve Hardagon of Learn Central, the Elluminate sponsored social learning network for education, Kim Caise of Classroom 2.0, Colm O'Reilly, Director of CTYI and I.C.E.P.E. for their support for this series. We would also like to thank those guest presenters who have generously donated their time and expertise and given their permission for their presentations to be shared via slideshare.net. All copyright of the individual presentations remains with the presenters.
We are presently putting together the list of guest speakers for Autumn 2011 and wll post details shortly.
Recorded Webinars Available to View
You can now view our previously recorded webinars online or download the presentation from Slideshare.net. Please feel free to forward these links to colleagues or interested parents.
A Global Perspective on Gifted Education
Presented by renowned gifted education consultant Tim Dracup, A Global Perspective on Gifted Education examines how countries are serving their gifted population worldwide.
Being an Emotional Coach to Gifted Children
Presented by U.S. Author, Advocate and School Psychologist, Christine Fonseca,"Being an Emotional Coach to Gifted Children" examines how parents and teachers can support their gifted children and students as they tackle the social/emotional difficulties they encounter.
Social & Emotional Sensitivities in Gifted Children
Presented by Dr. Colm O'Reilly, Director, and Catriona Fitzgerald, Academic Co-Ordinator of the Irish Centre for Talented Youth this webinar examines the complex issue of Social and Emotional Sensitivities.
Presented by Peter Lydon, teacher, gifted advocate and ICEPE, NCTE & CTYI Tutor the Classroom Strategies webinar suggests a range of inclass supports for gifted learners. (Note: the webinar begins after the Roundtable Discussion on Elearning, go to 1hr.30min on the timeline)
Classroom Strategies for the Support of Gifted and Talent
Presented by Anna Giblin and Margaret Keane of Giftedkids.ie this webinar looks at the complex area of Dual Exceptionality and t hose children with exceptionality ability with additional learning differences e.g. Dyslexia, Sensory Disorders, Dyspraxia, ADHD and Aspergers.
Dual Exceptionality Presentation - Gifted Education Webinar
Supporting Exceptionally Able Children's Motivation for Learning
Presented by Dr. Sarah McElwee, Oxford University, “Supporting Exceptionally Able Children's Motivation for Learning” looks at:
Motivating Gifted Children - Supporting Exceptionally Able Children's Motivation for Learning
Charactersitics of the Exceptionally Able - Faster, Earlier, Differently
Presented by Anna Giblin and Margaret Keane of Giftedkids.ieCharacteristics of Gifted Children take an indepth look into the identification of gifted learners. The accompanying presentation handout, suggested reading list and the online resources list can also be downloaded.
Characteristics of Gifted Children - Faster, Earlier, Differently
How to be Your Child's Best Advocate
Margaret Keane and Anna Giblin of Giftedkids.ie present "How to be Your Gifted Child's Best Advocate - Supporting Your Child at Home and at School." This examines the home/school partnership. You can also download the presentation and the accompanying online resources document.
Disclaimer: This is not an expert site, it is run on a voluntary basis and as such is based on opinion and experience but we hope that it acts as a signpost for educational resources and other support services for Irish families with exceptionally able children. By using this website you accept that any dependence by you on such information, opinion or advice is at your own risk.