Useful Websites Schools & Parents may find some of these links useful.

Theories and Strategies

Department of Education The Department of Education and Training website link to various theories, strategies and approaches to gifted and talented education provision. It also offers a range of suggested activities across learning areas and developmental phases. GERRIC Modules SCAMPER  Using the SCAMPER technique for creative thinking. Brainstorming definitions www.gocreate.com Creative thinking ideas galore! Creative Thinking Techniques This is a wonderful source of creative and lateral thinking techniques. www.creativethinking.net Michael Michalko is considered one of the world's foremost experts on creative thinking. This is an excellent site that explores techniques used by people such as Einstein. Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy   Art Costa’s Habits Mind   Renzulli’s Enrichment Triad. Williams’ Model of Higher Order Thinking Skills. Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities.

Current Affairs

www.cagle.com This site explores the use of cartoons to portray contemporary events. Five cartoons are available for free classroom use. Possible questions are included as well as links to resources to help students to explore these questions. A range of very good lesson plans for early, middle and upper developmental phases are included.

Mathematics

www.edhelper.com Make a variety of mathematics and logic puzzles for use in the classroom for a small annual fee.

LOTE

Word2word.com This site offers the opportunity to learn another language to those students who show a strong interest in LOTE. There are many languages to choose from including Arabic, Indonesian and Cree! www.education.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/ This site is maintained by the Victorian government and offers activities in French, Indonesian, German and Italian. There are loads of printables as well as interactive activities. Excellent!

Humanities & Social Science

www.hyperhistory.com A site loaded with links www.virtualteacher.com.au/australia.html "Australia You're Standing in It" site http://www.awm.gov.au/ The Australian War Memorial site  

General

www.theteachersguide.com Good links to virtual tours of museums and exhibits. Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page This is one of the best gifted education sites out there. While you're there, check out the link for kids and teens!

Professional Associations

www.stawa.net STAWA (Science Teachers Association of Western Australia) www.mawainc.org.au MAWA (Maths Association of Western Australia) ww.etawa.org.au ETAWA (English Teachers Association of Western Australia) www.wilta.org WILTA (Westralian Indonesian Language Teachers Association) mltawa.asn.au MLTAWA (Modern Language Teachers Association of Western Australia)
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