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Members of the Executive Committee (EC) for the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children met on the campus of WKU July 15-17. This committee draws its members from all parts of the world, with those in attendance coming from such diverse locations as Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Turkey, Hong Kong and
We are excited to announce that the theme for the upcoming 2019 World Conference is A World of Possibilities: Gifts, Talents, and Potential. This theme exemplifies the mission and vision of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. We look forward to welcoming you to Nashville to share ideas and information about
Articles in this issue include: Pentagram of habits: Considering science teachers’ conceptions of “habits of mind” associated with critical thinking in several of Iran’s special gifted schools – Mehdi Ghahremani, Sareh Karami & Philip Balcaen Creativity and innovation in Iceland: Individual, environmental, and cultural variables – Barbara A. Kerr, Maxwell Birdnow,
Voting for the proposed changes to the Bylaws was open from January 8 until January 19. The Executive Committee is pleased to inform you that the proposed changes to the Bylaws have been approved. Of the votes cast, 95% selected “I approve all of the proposed changes to the Bylaws” and
I would like to thank you for the support you have shown to the WCGTC this year. During 2017, our website has had more than 19,000 visitors from more than 150 countries! The countries with the most visitors include USA, Australia, Turkey, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Spain, Brazil, and
World Gifted 36(1) is now available. This issue contains reports from: Australia Brazil Ecuador Egypt Finland Israel Mexico New Zealand Norway Oman Saudi Arabia Spain Sweden Switzerland USA A huge thank you to all of the Delegates and other members who contributed to this issue! To read the newsletter, visit https://world-gifted.org/World-Gifted-Newsletter/wg-36(1).pdf.
Volume 31, Number 2 of Gifted and Talented International has shipped. Members have access to this issue by clicking here. Contents include: Elementary students’ perceptions of their classroom activities in China: A validation study – Yang Yang, Marcia Gentry, Jiaxi Wu, Enyi Jen & Yukiko Maeda Self-concept changes in multiple self-concept
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) will hold its 23rd WCGTC Biennial World Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The 2019 event will be hosted by the WCGTC Executive Committee. Sign up to receive email updates at https://worldgifted2019.com/request-information/.
The new Executive Committee took office at the conclusion of the 2017 WCGTC World Conference in Sydney. In the back row (from left to right) are Umit Davasligil (Turkey), Julia Link Roberts (United States), Margaret Sutherland (Scotland), Tyler Clark (United States) and in the front row, Denise Fleith (Brazil), Leonie