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GIFTEDNZ PUBLICATIONS

Identifying Giftedness in the Diagnostic Process


KEY RESOURCES

Gifted and Talented Students: Meeting Their Needs in New Zealand Schools

Nurturing Gifted and Talented Children – A Parent-Teacher Partnership

Giftedness in the Early Years: Informing, Learning and Teaching

Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI): Gifted and Talented Community

APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education

Australasian Journal of Gifted Education (Produced by the Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented, affiliates with giftEDnz).


NEW ZEALAND PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

Items in bold are freely accessible online. You may be able to access other publications via the National Library of New Zealand, the Ministry of Education library, the New Zealand Association for Gifted Children Library or inter-loan them through your local public library service. This is a growing collection of NZ gifted education resources. It is by no means exhaustive.

Find a broken link or an incorrect citation? Want to add a resource to the list? Please let us know. If wishing to add an item to this list, please email the the full details of the item/s to be added to giftednz@gmail.com including a link where the item may be accessed, and putting ‘NZ Publication for website’ in the subject line of the email.

Professional Learning and Development

Ballam, N. D. (2013). Defying the Odds: Gifted and Talented Young People from Low Socioeconomic Backgrounds (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Ballam, N. (2015). “Let’s all hold hands together and cross the line together!”: Competition and gifted learners. Set: Research Information for Teachers, no.1, 42.

Ballam, N. (2016). To sir, with love: Messages for educators from gifted financially disadvantaged young people. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 25(1), 5-17.

Bate, J., Clark, D., & Riley, T. (2012). Gifted Kids Curriculum: What do the students say? Kairaranga, 13(2), 23-28.

Bevan-Brown, J. (2009). Identifying and providing for gifted and talented Mäori students. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 15(4), 6–20.

Bevan-Brown, J. (2012). Digging deeper, flying higher. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 17(1).

Bevan-Brown, J., Berryman, M., Huhana, H., Macfarlane, S., Smiler, K., & Walker, T. (2015). Working with Māori children with special education needs : he mahi whakahirahira. Wellington, New Zealand: NZCER Press.

Bicknell, B. (2008). Gifted students and the role of mathematics competitions. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 13(4), 16.

Bicknell, B. (2014). Parental roles in the education of mathematically gifted and talented children. Gifted Child Today, 37(2), 83–93.

Bicknell, B., & Riley, T. (2012). The role of competitions in a mathematics programme. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 17 (1).

Bicknell, B., & Riley, T. (2013). Gifted and talented education in New Zealand schools: A decade later. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1), 1-16.

Bicknell, B., & Riley, T. (2013). School transition and mathematically gifted students. Gifted and Talented International, 28(1/2), 133-148.

Biddick, M. (2009). Cluster grouping for the gifted and talented: It works! APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 15(4), 78–86.

Blackett, R., & Webb, J. (2011). The social-emotional dimension of giftedness: The SENG support model. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 20(1), 5-13.

Brough, C. (2007). Nurturing talent through curriculum integration. Kairaranga,8(1), 8-12.

Brown, S., Butler, P., & Osborne, R. (2013). Students’ perceptions of learning, post-school options and status in two elite athlete programmes. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1).

Cathcart, R. (2005). They’re not bringing my brain out : understanding and working with gifted and talented learners. Auckland, New Zealand: Hodder Education.

Cathcart, R. (2009). New Zealand update. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1), 61.

Cathcart, R. (2010). Differentiation made practical : lessons to satisfy gifted learners, their classmates and teachers. Invercargill, New Zealand: Essential Resources.

Cathcart, R. (2011). Thinking about Pakeha and Māori and gifted children. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 20(1), 61-63.

Cathcart, R. (2014). Will this history have a future?: Building gifted provision for New Zealand – and a dilemma for the future. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 23(1), 45-59.

Centre of Excellence for Research in Inclusive Education. (2013). Inclusive education : perspectives on professional practice. Auckland, New Zealand: Dunmore.

Chellapan, L., & Margrain, V. (2013). “If you talk, you are just talking. If I talk is that bragging? Perspectives of parents with young gifted children in New Zealand. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1).

Cutler, S., Riley, T., MacIntyre, B., Bicknell, B. (2010). Mentoring: A symbiosis putting new life into learning. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 19(2), 49-58.

Dean, J. (2011). A profile portraying a contemporary young gifted child. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 16(1).

Dediu, A. (2015). Tall Poppy Syndrome and its effect on work performance. (Thesis, Master of Education (MEd)). The University of Canterbury,Christchurch, New Zealand. 

Delaune, A. (2016). Emotional, social and relationship development for gifted and talented children in early childhood education. He Kupu, 4(4).

Delaune, A., & Tapper, L. (2015). The well-being of gifted young children: Perceptions, pedagogy, and governance. He Kupu, 4(2).

Dillon, L. (2011). Gifted adolescents: Addressing the ‘who am I?’ question. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 20(1), 28-37.

Education Review Office. (2008). Schools’ provision for gifted and talented students.

Education Review Office. (2008). Schools’ provision for gifted and talented students: Good practice.

Edwards, K. (2008). The learning experiences and preferred educational strategies of children who have been identified as gifted with ADHD. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 17(2), 15-22.

Edwards, K. (2008). The learning experiences and preferred teaching strategies of children who have been identified as Gifted with ADHD (Thesis, Master of Education (MEd)). The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Edwards, K. (2009). Misdiagnosis, the recent trend in thinking about gifted children with ADHD. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 15(1), 29–44.

Edwards, K. (2011). Beyond the controversy of the labels : gifted/ADHD : the learning experiences and preferred teaching strategies of children who have been identified as gifted with ADHD. Saarbrücken, Germany : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

Faaea- Semeatu, T. (2011). Celebrating gifted indigenous roots. In W. Vialle (Eds.).Giftedness from an Indigenous Perspective (pp. 116-122). Australia: Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented

Faaea-Semeatu, M. (2015). Pasifika Transformers – more than meets the eye. Set: Research Information for Teachers, no.1, 34.

Ferguson, M. (2007). From Policy to Practice: How are Schoools Catering for Gifted and Talented Students? (Thesis, Master of Education (MEd)). The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Fraser, D. (2013). Keeping gifted education on the agenda: Interview with Professor Roger Moltzen. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1).

Frengley-Viapuna, I., Kupu-MacIntyre, L., & Riley, T. (2011). Successful Tongan students in New Zealand: Default or design? Kairaranga, 12(2), 42-51.

Gaerlan-Price, E. (2015). Meet, prey, like: A study of gifted girls’ interactions with social media. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 19(1).

Garrett, L., & Moltzen, R. (2011). Writing because I want to, not because I have to: Young gifted writers’ perspectives on the factors that “matter” in developing expertise. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 10(1), 165-180.

Garrett, L., Rubie-Davies, C., Alansari, M., Peterson, E., & Flint, A. (2015). “Missing out”? The potential consequences of inaccurate teacher expectations on young gifted readers’ achievement outcomes. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 19(1).

Godber, K. (2012). The life-worlds of elite young athletes: A lens on their school/sport balancing act. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 17(1), 161–178.

Godber, K. (2012). Policy, practice and performance. Do the P’s add up?: A fictional account of a staffroom conversation. New Zealand Physical Educator, 45(2), 8-11.

Hannah, J., James, A., Montelle, C., & Nokes, J. (2011). Meeting the needs of our best and brightest: curriculum acceleration in tertiary mathematics. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 42(3), 299–312.

Hornby, G., & Witte, C. (2014). Ability grouping in New Zealand high schools: Are practices evidence-based? Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 58(2), 90–95.

Hornby, G., Witte, C., & Mitchell, D. (2011). Policies and practices of ability grouping in New Zealand intermediate schools. Support for Learning, 26(3), 92–96.

King, L. G. (2009). The Importance of Failing Well: An Exploration of the Relationship between Resilience and Academic Achievement (Thesis, Master of Education (MEd)). The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Horsley, J. (2012). Teacher catalysts: Characteristics of teachers who facilitate high academic success. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 21(1), 23-31.

Lewis, T. (2015). An investigation into the classroom interactions of twice-exceptional students in comparison to their typically developing peers. (Thesis, Master of Education (MEd)). The University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Macfarlane, A. (Ed.). (2010). Above the clouds : identifying and nurturing Māori students of promise = Ka rewa ake ki ngā kapua. Chirstchurch, New Zealand: University of Canterbury.

Macfarlane, A., & Moltzen, R. (2005). Whiti ki runga! Gifted and talented Māori learners. Kairaranga, 6(2), 7-9.

Maker, J., Zimmerman, R., Alhusaini, A., & Pease, R. (2015). Real Engagement in Active Problem Solving (REAPS): An evidence-based model that meets content, process, product, and learning environment principles recommended for gifted students. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 19(1).

Mansfield, S. (2015). See the world through my eyes: Looking into how we can improve provision for gifted visual-spatial learners in our classrooms. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 19(1).

Margrain, V. (2006). In the eye of the beholder: Parent, teacher and researcher assessment in a study of precocious readers. Kairaranga, 7(2), 5-10.

Margrain, V. (2010). Narratives of young gifted children. Kairaranga, 11(2), 33-38.

Margrain, V. (2011). Assessment for learning with young gifted children. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 16(1).

Margrain, V., & Farquhar, S. (2012). The education of gifted children in the early years: A first survey of views, teaching practices, resourcing and administration issues. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 17(1), 1–13.

Margrain, V., Lee, S., Farquhar, S. (2013). Education of gifted young children: Contingency of views on first-hand experiences and conception of giftedness. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1).

Margrain, V., Murphy, C., & Dean, J. (2015). Giftedness in the early years: Informing, learning and teaching. Wellington, New Zealand: NZCER Press.

Miller, G. O. (2015). Academic success amongst a cohort of gifted and talented Māori and Pasifika secondary school boys: Elements that have contributed to their achievement (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Moltzen, R. (2005). Realising potential: investigating the life stories of gifted New Zealand adults (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Monaco, T., Eichenold, D., Kasper, V., Gonzales, C. V., Jackson, S., Earle, M., & Bisaillon, E. M. (2009). Teachers identify and support at-risk gifted students in the regular classroom. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 15(4), 21–28.

Moore, E. (2011). Walking the talk to musical creativity. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 16(1).

Munn, I. (2016). Teachers and Twice-exceptional Students in New Zealand: The Search for a Teacher Who “Gets It”. (Thesis Master of Professional Studies (MProfStuds). The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

Needham, V. (2012). Primary teachers’ perceptions of the social and emotional aspects of gifted and talented education. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 17(1).

O’Brien, J. (2014). How do interprofessional practice teams work together to identify and provide for gifted students with multiple exceptionalities? (Thesis Master of Educational Psychology (MEdPsych). Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Page, A. (2006). Three models for understanding gifted education. Kairaranga,7(2), 11-15.

Radue, L. (2009). The forgotten children. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 15(4), 45–55.

Riley, T. (2011). Competitions for showcasing innovative and creative talents. Gifted & Talented International, 26(1&2), 63–70.

Riley, T., & Moltzen, R. (2010). Enhancing and Igniting Talent Development Initiatives: Research to Determine Effectiveness.

Riley, T. 1., & Moltzen, R. (2011). Learning by doing : action research to evaluate provisions for gifted and talented students. Kairaranga,12(1), 23-31.

Riley, T., Sampson, C., White, V., Wardman, J., & Walker, D. (2015). Connecting like-minded learners through flexible grouping. Set: Research Information for Teachers, no.1, 25.

Riley, T., & White, V. (2016). Developing a Sense of Belonging Through Engagement with Like-Minded Peers: A Matter of Equity. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 51(2), 211-225.

Rubie-Davies, C., & Rawlinson, C. (Eds.). (2008). Challenging thinking about teaching and learning. New York, Nova Science Publishers.

Russell, V., & Riley, T. (2011). Personalising learning in secondary schools: Gifted education leading the way. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 15(1).

Sampson, C. (2013). Social and emotional issues of gifted young children. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1).

Scobie-Jennings, E. (2015). Translating theory into practice: One schools approach to identifying Maori gifted and talented learner. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 19(1).

Scobie-Jennings, E. (2013). An investigation into the identification of Māori gifted and talented students in mainstream schools. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1).

Tapper, L. (2012). Conceptions of giftedness in a global, modern world: Where are we at in Aotearoa New Zealand, 2012? APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 17(1).

Tapper, L., & Abbiss, J. (2015). Finding a “fit”: Gifted and talented adolescents’ identity negotiations. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 50(2), 255–268.

Tapper, L. & Riley, T. (2015). Turning rhetoric in reality. Education Review: Sector Voices, 34-35.

Tweedale, C., & Kronborg, L. (2016). What contributes to gifted adolescent females’ talent development at a high-achieving, secondary girls’ school? Gifted and Talented International, 30(1-2), 6-18.

Wardman, J. (2009). Secondary teachers’, student teachers’ and education students’ attitudes to full year academic acceleration as a strategy for gifted students. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 18(1), 25-36.

Wardman, J. (2014). Full-year acceleration at high school: parents support the social and emotional challenges of their children. Gifted & Talented International, 29.

Wardman, J. (2015). To act or not to act? Academic acceleration worked in the past, so what’s the current hold-up in NZ. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 19(1).

Wardman, J., & Hattie, J. (2012). Administrators’ perceptions of full-year acceleration at high school. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 21(1), 32-41.

Webber, M. (2015). The eight qualities of successful intelligence in gifted Maori students. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 19(1).

Wellisch, M., Brown, J., Taylor, A., Knight, R., Berresford, L., Campbell, L., & Cohen, A. (2011). Secure attachment and high IQ: Are gifted children better adjusted? Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 20(2), 23-33.

Westerbeke, L. (2014). A safe path: Giftedness in the early years. Early Childhood Folio, 18(1), 9.

White, V. & Riley, T. (2017). Advancing early childhood educators’ access to professional learning in gifted and talented education. NZ International Research in Early Childhood Education Journal, Special Issue: Early Childhood Teachers and their Work, 20(2), 34-49.  

Whitinui, P. (Ed.) (2011). Kia tangi te tītī : permission to speak : successful schooling for Māori students in the 21st century : issues, challenges and alternatives. Wellington, New Zealand: NZCER Press.

Wong, M. (2015). Social construction of giftedness: What might that mean for early childhood teachers practice. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 19(1).

Older General Publications

The Extent, Nature and Effectiveness of Planned Approaches in New Zealand Schools for Identifying and Providing for Gifted and Talented Students, Riley et al., 2004

National Administration Guidelines: Amendments, Ministry of Education, 2003


OTHER ONLINE JOURNALS AND NEWSLETTERS

giftEDnewz: The Online Newsletter of the Professional Association for Gifted Education

Gateway to Australian Educational Research

2-e Twice Exceptional Newsletter

Gifted Education Press Quarterly

Hoagie’s Gifted Education Page features many more journals and magazines for subscription.

SmartBrief on Special Education

Searching for a particular topic? Check out this extensive list of online resources through which you can access academic literature such as journal articles.


ADVANCED STUDY OPPORTUNITIES IN GIFTED AND TALENTED EDUCATION FOR PRACTITIONERS

Massey University
www.massey.ac.nz
Vanessa White: liftingthelid@outlook.com

REACH Education Consultancy
http://www.giftedreach.org.nz/certificate.htm
Rosemary Cathcart: reacheducation@xtra.co.nz

University of Auckland
http://www.auckland.ac.nz
Lynda Garrett: 

University of Waikato
http://www.waikato.ac.nz
Nadine Ballam: nballam@waikato.ac.nz

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GIFTED AND TALENTED EDUCATION ORGANISATIONS

Canterbury Association for Gifted Education
www.cage.education 

CenGate (Manawatu)
cengate.blogspot.co.nz

New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education
www.nzcge.co.nz

New Zealand Association for Gifted Children
www.giftedchildren.org.nz/

Taranaki Gifted Community Trust
http://www.tgctrust.org.nz/

REACH Education Consultancy
www.giftedreach.org.nz/


RESOURCES AND PROGRAMMES FOR SUPPORTING GIFTED AND TALENTED LEARNERS

Teacher Resources for the Classroom

Cathcart, R. (2005). Gifted and talented learners : meeting the Ministry’s requirements: a (very practical!) guide for schools. Auckland, New Zealand: George Parkyn National Centre for Gifted Education.

Cathcart, R. (2010). Gifted Programming made practical: A common sense guide to developing your gifted programme. Invercargill, New Zealand: Essential Resources.

Comerford, C. (2007-2012). School journal reading challenges : for higher level thinking using Bloom’s taxonomy. New Plymouth, New Zealand: Curriculum Concepts.

Gifford, M. (2009). Creativity box : extension activities for gifted learners. Christchurch, New Zealand: User Friendly Resources.

Le Sueur, E. (n.d.). Tools 4 talent development. Nelson, New Zealand :ThinkShop

Smith, D. (2006-2008). Learning quests for gifted students at the junior primary level. Invercargill, New Zealand: Essential Resources.

Smith, D. (2006-2008). Learning quests for gifted students : scaffolding into cross-curricula studies at the middle primary level. Invercargill, New Zealand: Essential Resources.

Smith, D. (2006-2008). Learning quests for gifted students : scaffolding into cross-curricula studies at the senior primary level. Invercargill, New Zealand: Essential Resources.

White, S. (2011). Designing defensible classroom programs for gifted secondary school learners : a handbook for teachers. Auckland, New Zealand.

Programmes for Learners

Alpha Educational Consultancy – Online learning Programme

Bubble Dome Education Programmes

Future Problem Solving (FPS)

Holiday Seminars

Livewire e-Learning

Mind Plus, Small Poppies and Gifted Online Programmes

Philosophy for Children (P4C)

Royal Society of New Zealand CREST Awards Programme

Science Award Trust – Science activities for up to year 10

Thinxygen

Olympiads and Other Tournaments

NZ Chemistry Olympiad

NZ Geography Olympiad

NZ International Biology Olympiad

NZ Maths Olympiad Student Association

NZ Olympiad in Infomatics

NZ Young Physicist’s Tournament

Disclaimer:The opinions and views expressed on the recommended resources and websites are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the membership of giftEDnz The Professional Association for Gifted Education.
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