The Wondering and Wandering through Curious Minds after-school course has begun, with gifted girls of various ages and from schools all around Perth inquiring and investigating the big questions they are curious about.Read more "Wondering and wandering through creative minds"
How do you provide students room to think creatively, trial ideas, imagine possibilities and dream fiercely? As our students grow older, their creativity decreases at a rapid rate so we must encourage them to develop their creative thinking skills and consider possibilities for the future.Read more "Encouraging students to apply creative thinking"
Over the school holidays, we hosted an Artificial Intelligence course where girls were able to learn all about how AI drives robotics from guest experts and IBM employees Salil Ahuja and Aline Cunha.Read more "Creating Artificial Intelligence"
Mentoring is one of the most effective pedagogical strategies for gifted students, with valuable psychosocial and vocational benefits. The Girl Guardians alumni mentoring program has been helping to build the character strengths of gifted girls since 2017.Read more "Developing an alumni mentoring program"
Over the school holidays, we hosted a Marine Biology course, which filled quickly and saw girls asking dozens of questions of our guest expert, Theda. Research shows introducing gifted girls to a range of careers helps to support them think creatively and productively about their future career interests.Read more "Gifted Girls and Vocational Development"
We need to cater for gifted students in our classrooms by supporting and developing their intellectual, social, and emotional needs. How do you cater for gifted students in your class?Read more "Catering for Gifted Students in the Classroom"
Meet Doone – our next Imaginarium participant profile! Doone is a Year 6 student currently taking part in the after-school Inspo Girls course.Read more "Introducing Imaginarium Participant Doone"
Meet Daniel Kaars – one of our incredible Imaginarium facilitators. Daniel is a former engineer who recently transitioned to teaching, and we are lucky enough to have him run the upcoming Space Engineering school holiday course.Read more "Introducing Imaginarium facilitator Daniel Kaars"
Meet Georgia – our next Imaginarium participant profile! Georgia is a Year 3 student who recently took part in both the Animaliers and Animatronics school holiday courses.Read more "Introducing Imaginarium Participant Georgia"
Theories show perfectionism is a construct with multiple dimensions which can have positive or negative effects on our girls. How can we implement strategies to counteract the ramifications of perfectionist tendencies within our gifted and highly able students?Read more "Perfectionism in Gifted Girls"