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Addressing the Needs of Twice-Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom by Drs. Eleonoor van Gerven

Drs. Eleonoor van Gerven studied pedagogy at Nijmegen University (The Netherlands). She is managing director of Slim! Educatief, a private teacher education institute at post graduate level. She educates teachers in gifted education. Her teacher training courses (Specialist Gifted Education and Specialist Twice-Exceptionality) are accredited by the Dutch Society for Registered Higher Education. She has [...]

2018-12-11T13:13:05+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Dual or Multiple Exceptionality, Focus on Potential, Schools|Tags: , , |

Julie’s Diary – New Report from the Department for Education

Back in September I wrote to the Department for Education (DfE) expressing our disappointment at the cancellation of the Future Talent Fund and requesting a meeting to share Potential Plus UK’s experience and vision. Last week saw the publication of a report commissioned by the DfE on Approaches to supporting academically able, disadvantaged pupils and [...]

Raise Free Funds For Us This Christmas

We love the fundraising initiatives and activities that Potential Plus UK and its members hold throughout the year. If you want to see what fun we get up to, just see some of our posts about our activity days and weekends -  The Big Adventure Weekend 2018 , The Big Family Weekend, 2018   and [...]

2018-12-05T13:40:32+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising|Tags: |

We Are Soooo Excited!

We are delighted to announce that the host for the Above and Beyond Awards will be the enormously popular contestant from University Challenge, Bobby Seagull. Together with Eric Monkman he went on to co-present The Genius Guide to Great Britain on BBC2 and he recently had a book published entitled The Life-changing Magic of Numbers. [...]

2018-12-05T08:36:57+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Awards, High Learning Potential|Tags: , |

Inspirational Figures: For Dual or Multiple Exceptional Learners – Millie Bobby Brown

10% of High Learning Potential (HLP) children face significant personal hurdles, according to the most recent government statistics analysed by Potential Plus UK. These HLP learners are gifted, yet experience one or more special educational need or disability. Hence, they are often identified with the terms 'Dual or Multiple Exceptionality' (DME) or 'Twice Exceptional' (2e). [...]

Top Tinkering

Following on from the Engineer It article, this introduction to tinkering for younger children suggests how you can connect your child to design, which is one of engineering’s most important aspects. Tinkering can be a joy for young children with high learning potential because they can take apart everyday objects to see how they work, [...]

2018-11-28T13:28:02+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Focus on Potential|Tags: , , , , , |

Friendships…Why Don’t I Fit In?

From the Archive This article was originally issued in the Spring 2008 edition of the NAGC Magazine “Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends with them?” Abraham Lincoln Friendships can be difficult for all of us for a wide range of reasons. There are many types of friendships…best friends, acquaintances, family, colleagues, [...]

2018-11-20T10:38:14+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Focus on Potential, From the Archive|Tags: |

Engineer It!

2018 is the Year of Engineering, which celebrates the everyday role of engineering through design, building and using structures. Children are never too young to enjoy and learn some of the construction concepts that are so important in the world. Their creativity will flourish through problem-solving and independence. They can even learn simple concepts of [...]

2018-11-19T20:33:57+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Focus on Potential|Tags: , , , , |

Domino Art – Activities and Facts about this Fascinating Craze!

What is Moving, Clicking, Exciting Domino Art?  Domino Artists from around the world take part in Domino Shows with people who love creating domino structures as a hobby. They stand up domino ‘tiles’ of all colours in a carefully planned order and make exciting patterns -or ‘Art’. When the whole pattern is ready, the first domino [...]

Summer Reading Challenge 2018 – The Reviews

In the Summer Reading Challenge 2018 we asked our members to read and review a minimum of five books that they chose as a challenge to themselves. While our reviewers read far more than five books each during the summer holidays, we couldn't include them all! The books we list here offer a fascinating array [...]

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