Welcome

Welcome to the Gifted and Talented Children’s Association of South Australia .

GTCASA is a volunteer organisation committed to enhancing the social, emotional and intellectual development of children and adolescents with high intellectual potentialgat

We organise events for gifted children, their carers and teachers.

...COMMITTEE INFORMATION

GTCASA Committee

GTCASA  is always  looking for energetic volunteers who understand giftedness and believe in helping to unlock the potential of these special needs children

The Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday September 14th at 3.10pm. 

Forthcoming GTCASA events include:

…  SATURDAY CLUB -TERM 2 2020

GTCASA is pleased after a pause to offer two Saturday Club sessions for the intermediate (8-12) and senior (12-16) age groups in Term 2.

There will be limited positions.

Each session will be delivered via Zoom and be in two 40 min blocks with a break in the middle. Participants will require a reliable broadband connection and an IT platform with a camera, speakers and microphone. We ask that participants configure their Zoom account prior and employ a virtual background.

Prior to the session each ticket holder will receive an email with zoom details and any other IT support requirements.

Intermediate (8-12 yrs)

Ethical Dilemmas

Regular GTCASA Saturday Club presenters, Lorelei Siegloff and Sue Lyons, from the SA Philosophy in Education Association, are offering these Remote Learning Sessions for Intermediates in Term 2:

• 13/6/20 – Ethical Dilemmas: Living My Best Life! (Part 1) (2-2.40pm + 3-3.40pm)

• 27/6/20 – Ethical Dilemmas: Living My Best Life! (Part 2) (2-2.40pm + 3-3.40pm)

Senior (12-16 yrs)

Primer on Probability and Statistics

13/6/20 – Probability and Statistics (Part 1) (2-2:40 pm and 3-3:40 pm)

27/6/20 – Probability and Statistics (Part 2) (2-2:40 pm and 3-3:40 pm

We will manually issue refunds for the cancelled Saturday Club session in Term 1 – please advise giftedsa@gtcasa.asn.au your BSB, Account Number and Name so we can process refunds asap.

Note GTCASA members to get your member discount please check email or contact giftedsa@gtcasa.asn.au for the promotional code before purchasing tickets)

For more information and Eventbrite bookings click here

…GTCASA  and Junior Mensa Games Days

A schedule will be available soon so you can join us between 2pm and 4pm in the Glenunga International High School staff room for a fun afternoon when GTCASA in conjunction with MENSA South Australia is holding a children’s only board games social session.

Sessions are available at no cost but we do need participants to register through Eventbrite.

 

DARA SCHOOL

You may be interested to know  of  Adelaide’s first gifted school- Dara – which is a unique, one of a kind specialist school catering to the educational and socio-emotional needs of gifted and talented students in South Australia.

For further information, please contact:

Vicki: Phone: 0487 029 331 Reception@daraschool.sa.edu.au

Lynda (Principal) Phone 0412 678 060 Lynda@daraschool.sa.edu.au

 

DARA SCHOOL invites you to attend

DIFFERENTIATION BY DESIGN

This professional learning course for educators is based upon the Jarvis-Tomlinson model of Differentiation (Tomlinson and Jarvis 2009). The model focuses upon catering for the needs of all students, including the highly able. Differentiated and personalised teaching strategies that deliver rigorous and respectful learning experiences for students will be demonstrated and applied.

More information and registration details here

 

…GIFTED WITH A LEARNING DISABILITY (GLD)

GLDSA – Gifted with Learning Disabilities, South Australia

Do you have a child identified as “twice-exceptional” (or “2-E”), or “gifted with a learning disability” or just has “something else going on”?

Then you may be interested in GLD SA, a subcommittee of GTCASA.

Gifted Pathways Australia: Survey for Parents of Gifted Children and Adolescents

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