5th Global virtual meeting for Gifted Education in secondlife!


Heads up! The Bavarian Center for Gifted and Talented Children held the "Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education in Second Life", February 26th 2011 at 9 p.m. CEST. Invited speaker is Christine Fonseca from USA


Topic:"Supporting the Emotional Needs of Gifted Children"

Christine Fonseca has worked in the field of education for more than 10 years. Relying on her expertise as a school psychologist, she has been a resource to parents and educators for understanding the social and emotional needs of gifted children. She holds a master's degree in school psychology and has served as a school psychologist, speaker, consultant, parenting coach and trainer. Currently, Christine conducts trainings for parents and educators in the Southern California area, where she lives with her husband and gifted daughters. Her recent release, Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students (Prufrock Press, 2010) has received great reviews from both parents and educators.
In addition to writing books related to giftedness, Christine writes novels for teens that deal with the often intense emotions felt during adolescence When she is not directly working with children and parents, she spends her time at her favorite coffee house, writing her next book. If you would like to learn more about Christine, please visit: www.christinefonseca.com.

As a surprise guest SL-Musician AcousticEnergy joined the event at the end and presented some of his original songs in a live stream. For many this was the first time of experiencing a live event in SecondLife.