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Anne Sturgess, Director of Assessment and Learning at the Academy for Gifted Children, starts off the last week of our Blog Tour with comments from their students.

"Francoys Gagne’s DMGT model brings to mind the importance of ensuring that the catalysts in any child’s life adds to, rather than detracts from, their quality of learning and life. Potentially, every person they encounter, every incident in their lives and every reaction they have, is a catalyst for success. We cannot know what potential remains untapped but we can ensure that “the roll of the dice falls in the child’s favour when we are in their lives.” Our role, as teachers is to create a learning environment that invites each person’s gifts, interests and abilities to rise to the surface and blossom..."

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Igniting the Promise of Potential

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