Asia Pacific Conferene 2010 – Day 2

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS 2 – Professor Paul Chandler Prodigy or problem child: Challenges with identifying aboriginal giftedness

Concurrent Session 4A Auditorium
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 4B Bayside 101
(Rural & Isolated Students)

Concurrent Session 4C Bayside 102
(Advocacy & Policy)

Thinking Smart: Gifted Students’ Perspectives on Thinking and Learning
Prof Marion Porath
(Invited Speaker 30 mins)

Stranger-centred pedagogy: Reaching the rural child
Mary St George

 Psychological advocacy program for acceleration’s teachers to optimize gifted student learning process in acceleration class
Maharani Kertapati

Differentiation for talent development through effective educational partnerships
Susen Smith

How can we identify gifted students in special populations without any test?: An identification model with class observation and interview
Jiyoung Ryu

Gender differences in learning environment and student attitudes in primary science classrooms in Singapore
Jarina Peer

Curriculum approaches
Woan-Pin Fang & Jeanne Lim

The Western New South Wales regional virtual opportunity class: Providing extension and enrichment opportunities for gifted and talented students in regional, rural and remote
Leanne Dixon

 Adventures in advocacy: Developing a professional association for gifted and talented education
Tracy Riley

On being a scientist: Scientifically gifted students’ perspective in Thailand
Washirasorn Saengsuwan

Academic acceleration in rural contexts
Peter Merrotsy

Science teachers: Cognition and images about science gifted student
Jaeheon Park, Jong Seok Park Sung Woo Bae

This is how to make it work:  Action learning as a whole school approach to change
Jill Forster

High achievers program for Aboriginal students
Kerry Rowe

 Getting to the heart of what 2E students need
Maxine Cowie

Gifted students in rural and isolated contexts
Peter Merrotsy

Gifted brains and stress reduction techniques
Angela Foulds-Cook

Concurrent Session 4D Bayside 106
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 4E Bayside 107
(Dual Exceptionality)

Concurrent Session 4F Bayside 105

Use of English language in Chinese language reading comprehension
Boon Leng Tan

Twice exceptional students: Case studies of when giftedness, dyslexia and AD/HD meet
Rhonda Filmer

Creativity and giftedness
Carly Lassig

Entering the unknown: A teacher’s narrative of a gifted enrichment program
Susanne Garvis

Gifted students who have academic learning difficulties: Analytic sequential processing problems ?
John Munro

Teachers’ understanding of creativity & curriculum
Marie Linda Wong

Student engagement in contextualised enrichment programs
Susanne Garvis

Mathematics: I just know it! Do you? Gifted and Aspergers
Lesley Sutherland

Teacher and student perceptions of critical and creative thinking within a science programme for high ability females in Singapore: Implications for classroom
Christopher Slatter

The trouble with gold stars: Gifted student’s thoughts on motivation
Derrin Cramer

Fulfilling potential: The hidden gifted
Frances Hill

The development of creative tendency scale for gifted students in Taiwan’s elementary schools
Wei-Ching Lee



The mind game: A creative contest in Kaohsiung
Chia-Yen Hsieh & Kuan-Yu  Yang

The musical learning journey for academically gifted students
Shelley Clarke 


The impact of evidence-based training on creative thinking in Chinese gifted and non-gifted children in Macao: Preliminary results
Helen Siu Yin Ku-Yu, Tina Sio-Han Fong,
In-Han Fong, Ping Chung Benjamin Kwok
  & Siu Chun Mak

Concurrent Session 5A Auditorium
(Advocacy & Policy)

Concurrent Session 5B Bayside 101
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 5C Bayside 102
(Curriculum Approaches)

What counts as research: Reflecting on two decades of research in gifted education in Australasia
A/Prof Jim Watters
(Invited Speaker 30 mins)

How am I to live?’ Education for ethical thinking and social engagement
Rosemary Hammerton
workshop 90 mins

Teaching personal voice in argumentative writing
Sze-Ern Grace Ong

 Selective high schools and opportunity classes: Options for academically gifted students in the New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities
Suzanne Vasilevska

Parallel curriculum for the development of problem-solving skills of gifted children in grade III science
Joel Faustino

Implementing research-based programs for gifted students: Developing a collaborative school-wide approach
Katherine Hoekmann

Dealing with mathematical challenges encountered in mathematics classrooms
Jasmine Ah Hong Tey

Talented and living on the wrong side of the track
Nadine Ballam

What do gifted elementary students know about Self-Directed Learning?
Penny Van Deur

Taking the temperature of gifted education in South Australian schools
Lesley Henderson

The effect of developing the differentiated gifted curriculum to promote sixth-seventh graders science academic, aptitude achievement and scientific epistemological belief
Chih-Hung Yang
oral presentation 20 mins

Hearts, minds & hands
Narayanan Namasivayam


Concurrent Session 5D Bayside 106
(Learning Communities/Rural & Isolated Students)

Concurrent Session 5E Bayside 107
(Learning Communities)

Concurrent Session 5F Bayside 105

Individual goals in the context of implicit theory of intelligence, cognitive abilities and classroom goal structure
Robert Grassinger

Clustering secondary schools for gifted units
Paul Double


 An innovative university/school mentoring program
Susan Knopfelmacher

The development on concept conservation and class inclusion of the gifted, the general, and the retarded children in Taiwan
Kuo-Hsuan Cheng

Creativity made visible: Listening to students in the arts
Libby Cohen

Personality type of effective teachers of gifted students
Deasyanti Adil

The role of the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education in teacher professional development
Poh-Teen Chng

Optimism, pessimism and creativity
James Reffel

 Mentorships: Partnerships in learning
Tracy Riley

Building a learning community
Lye Chan Long

To develop supernormal children’s ‘thinking from the angle of liberal arts in geography teaching
Li Ding

XSEL: NSW first virtual selective school
William Adams & Barbara Bannister

 One can make a difference: Canstruction © Melbourne
Robyne Bowering


Using Shakespeare to discover creatively gifted young people in rural and isolated Australia
Linda Lorenza

Making a difference: Passion and big picture thinking
Derrin Cramer

Concurrent Session 6A Auditorium
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 6B Bayside 101
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 6C Bayside 102
(Advocacy & Policy)

Translating an IQ report into meaningful classroom curriculum
Fiona Smith &  Dr Helen Van Vliet

Engaging pupils in high order thinking through the use of socratic questioning
Sok Cheng Joyce Tang

 Starting afresh: Creating a comprehensive gifted ‘program’ in your school
Kylie Bice

Concurrent Session 6D Bayside 103
(Advocacy & Policy)

Concurrent Session 6E Bayside 104
(Learning Communities)

Concurrent Session 6F Bayside 105
(Curriculum Approaches)

From policy to practice: Gifted education school culture at Holland Park State School ‘striving for excellence
Lyn Allsop & Gail Young

 Developing talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through a school-university partnership
Kate Tucker