Asia Pacific Conferene 2010 – Day 3

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS 3 – Ms Michele Paule Smart girls waving or Ophelias drowning? High-achieving girls in education and media

Concurrent Session 7A Auditorium
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 7B Bayside 101
(Rural & Isolated Students)

Concurrent Session 7C Bayside 102
(Curriculum Approaches)

Developing gifted learner programmes with confidence: Key principles in planning and execution
Sonia White

A preliminary investigation on the education of talented children moving from rural areas to urban cities
Sumei Lu

How to ‘giftify’ your programme
Jilly O’Brien

Concurrent Session 7D Bayside 103
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 7E Bayside 104
(Dual Exceptionality)

Concurrent Session 7F Bayside 105

Reducing the carbon footprint of our Year 5 global citizens
Caroline Merrick

What do teachers know about gifted students with a learning disability?
Catherine Wormald

Celebrating indigenous roots: Gifted and talented Pacific Island (Pasifika) students
Taemanuolo Faaea-Semeatu

Concurrent Session 8A Auditorium
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 8B Bayside 101

Concurrent Session 8C Bayside 102
(School-Family Partnerships)

The factors affecting a theoretical model of the gifted student’s attitude toward critical thinking, as analysed by the SEM model
Wei-Chun Li

Powerpaint: Empowering children’s creativity with Microsoft Powerpoint
Nur Ilyana

 Issues with the term ‘giftedness’ among parents of intellectually superior Filipino children
Rhoda Myra Garces-Bacsal

Global leader model for promotion of cognition, creativity and leadership
Kyunghwa Lee

The role of vidcast in the teaching humanities for the 21st century educators and learners
Alice Tjahaja

What we know about parents of gifted learners
Jennifer Jolly

 A validation study on leadership scale for young gifted children
Kyounghoon Lew

How did math/science talented brains activate During Working on Serial Number Reasoning and Figural Reasoning
Ching-Chih Kuo

Exceptionally gifted young adults: What do they want for their own children?
Miraca Gross

New senior secondary curriculum: How it facilitates the gifted in Hong Kong
Pui-Tin Chan

Network by videoconference
Helen Futcher & Jodie Walker

Learning experiences of math and science gifted students
Ling-Hui Lin

 Bridging the gap between teacher training and provisions for the gifted: Mapping out professional development programmes on gifted education in Hong Kong
Mandy Yau-Tai Tsang

 Gifted at gaming: Patterns, benefits and risks
Michele Juratowitch

Full-year acceleration at high school: Parents’ viewpoints
Janna Wardman

An evaluation of the gifted and talented center in Thailand
Dusadee Yoelao


 Reasons for the experience and non-experience of the forced choice dilemma: The case of asian and anglo-saxon/celtic background students in Australia
Jae Yup Jung

Concurrent Session 8D Bayside 103
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 8E Bayside 104
(Learning Communities)

Concurrent Session 8F Bayside 105
(Spiritual & Emotional Development)

Learner-centred differentiation: A practical framework
Manoj Chandra Handa

Implementation of focus groups in a school community
Poh Keng Loo

The affective characteristics of gifted students: Can peer victimization make a difference
Danuta Chessor

 A differentiated curriculum: The St Paul’s approach
Damien Barry


Psychological advocacy program for gifted students to develop learning
Maharani Kertapati

Gifted: Surviving and thriving in the primary years programme
Suzanne Plume

 Professional development of teachers of high ability learners: Theory into practice
Marie Linda Wong

 Global learning: Collaborations for developing ethics, morality and global citizenship in gifted students
Kay Gibson & Marjorie Landwehr-Brown

Using the victorian essential learning standards to differentiate pedagogy
John Munro

The qualities of effective teachers of high ability Singaporean female secondary school students
Christopher Slatter

 Moral reasoning of academically gifted adolescence: Does doman and level of giftedness make a difference?
Linda Winit

Implementing a thinking program-lower secondary
Ian Bull

Making Pearl, a sequence of enrichment programmes in marine science. (age 10-16)
Steve Cutler

Portraits of mothers, fathers, and friends in gifted students’ writings
Mei-Fang Chen

Differentiation does indeed make a difference!
Susan Nikakis

Academic attitudes for gifted students in the middle: A cross-cultural comparison
Jeonghwa Moon

The effect of the gender discourse and views of high school’s teachers on science learning and career development of gifted girls
Hsiao-Ping Yu

Concurrent Session 9A Auditorium
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 9B Bayside 101

Concurrent Session 9C Bayside 102
(School-Family Partnerships)

 The SCGS differentiated approach for talent identification and development
Siew Li Seow & Lee Siang Goh

Using the ‘teaching head’ to provide attribution retraining and assist in identifying minority population students with high academic potential
Wendy Stewart

From painting car to car design: A case study of an artistically talented child
Jen-Chieh Lin

Mad about math
Yew Fei Yip & Norah Idil

Online gifted programs for primary students: Anywhere, anytime 
Narina Christensen

Psychological advocacy program for parents of gifted students to optimize gifted student’s critical and creative thinking skills in acceleration class
Indun Lestari

 The development and preliminary validation of an instrument to measure year 9 Singaporean special stream students attitudes towards mathematics
Lai Chiang Ang

Learning models for cyber education in gifted education
Kyungbin Park & Jaeho Lee

Goodwill or irritation? The beliefs and experiences of preschool and childcare teachers in NSW regarding parents who view their child as gifted
Kerry Hodge

The value of recite: Teaching method for giftedness: A mimetic
Xiaoyi Li

 Information technology supported high school science teaching for gifted students
Qi Mi & Qi Wang


Water programme: A high school curriculum approach for highly-abled students
Wei Yeong Ngan


Parents-in-action (PAACT): Developing multiple levels of partnership with parents
Virginia Cheng

Searching and striving… for the love of the language
Janki Nandwani


Concurrent Session 9D Bayside 103
(Spiritual & Emotional Development)

Concurrent Session 9E Bayside 104
(Learning Communities)

Concurrent Session 9F Bayside 105
(Spiritual & Emotional Development)

Distinguished Flipino women: Testing and applying models of talent development and exceptional achievement
Myra Trinidad Tantengco

Giftedness from a biological perspective: Think smart and update continually
Geoff Woolcott

A study on the construction and application of counselling network for academically gifted classes in senior high schools in Taipei City
Jin-Ming Wen

The social competence of gifted science and math students: Comparisons between Korean and American students
Seon-Young Lee

Model of a school-based pedagogical research lab in Singapore : a localized paradigm to educational research and collaboration
Mary Cheriyan

 Gifted and flourishing: An integrated approach
Michele Juratowitch

The psychosocial problems encountered by musically gifted asian male students
Chen-Yao Kao

 Community projects, motivating creative minds through purposeful use of talent
Mark Smith

What is Spiritual Intelligence?
Carmel Meehan

Parents’ identification of gifted and talented children in Sri Lanka
Peter Merrotsy
& Susen Smith

Partnerships between researchers and practitioners: Using participatory action research to evaluate provisions for gifted and talented students
Tracy Riley

 Thinking smart: Presenting a model for effective partnership for talent development
Poul Nissen

Discussion on how to popularise Chinese traditional culture in physical education
Dongliang Xu

Global partnerships for 21st century talent development
Marjorie Landwehr-Brown, Anh Tran
& Kay Gibson

I can’t care about what I don’t know about: Moral development in young gifted learners
Marion Sanders


Learning to be a teacher of the gifted in a supportive learning community: Challenging preconceptions
Margaret Plunkett & Leonie Kronborg

The kinds and the causes of the major mood disorders of the gifted children in middle schools
Hua Chen

Concurrent Session 10A Auditorium
(Curriculum Approaches)

Concurrent Session 10B Bayside 101

Concurrent Session 10C Bayside 102
(School-Family Partnerships)

Meeting the needs of gifted students through environmental action
Robyn Butler-Shaw

How elearning, technology and innovative pedagogy have supported and assisted both achieving and underachieving gifted learners in a selective high school
Lissa Hodson, Linda Carroll & Carol Barnes

The importance of failing well
Lance King

Concurrent Session 10D Bayside 103
(Spiritual & Emotional Development)

Concurrent Session 10E Bayside 104
(Learning Communities)

Concurrent Session 10F Bayside 105
(Curriculum Approaches)

Developing psychological preparedness in gifted children
Maureen Neihart

 Taking epistemic beliefs to school: Educational and personal influences on intelligence, learning and creativity
Marion Porath

"the world’s your oyster" -metacognitive awareness in planning and practice
Steve Cutler