World Council for Gifted and Talented Children
Worldwide Advocacy for Our Gifted Children
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Inc. (WCGTC) is a worldwide non-profit organization that provides advocacy and support for gifted children. The WCGTC is a diverse organization networking the globe with an active membership of educators, scholars, researchers, parents, and others interested in the development and education of gifted and talented children of all ages.
The WCGTC consists of its Members, Executive Committee, Delegates from member countries, and a Headquarters that recently relocated to Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The World Council was founded more than 40 years ago and hosts a biennial World Conference at a major international city during late July or early August in odd-numbered years. The 2019 World Conference will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
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, Jenelle Hallaert, Keely Alexander, Robyn […]
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 the remainder selected “I approve […]
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 Hong Kong SAR China. We […]