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What are the WiseOnes units like?

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 posted by wiseones 1:20 pm


Become an Expert, Vikings, Crocs,Kakadu and Wetlands, Ancient Rome, Dinosaurs, Human Body Systems, Construct in 3D, Geometric Art, Flight, Knights ans Castles, Clarre with a group doing a WiseOnes session


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Starting WiseOnes in Europe and UK

Monday, April 10, 2017 posted by wiseones 9:13 am

Every time I attend a Conference in Gifted Education people ask me about WiseOnes and tell me, “We haven’t got anything like that here”

So I am heading over to give it a go. See

If you know any great teachers in Europe or UK who may like to run a gifted education business with all our help and 20 years of experience then let them know to email and I will get in touch with them.

Our 20th Annual Conference is at Oakleigh Grammar Conference Centre on 21st October. Email as above to go on the list for information.

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World Gifted Conference 2017 in Sydney

Monday, February 20, 2017 posted by wiseones 9:56 am

No need to go overseas this time. Come and learn about giftedness from world’s top experts.  It is at UNSW from 20 to 23 July. Registration is open now .

Both Pat Truscott who holds the Licence for WiseOnes in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and I are attending and hope to  share what we learn at our 20th Annual Conference in October. We hope to hold this at Oakleigh Grammar school on 20th or 21st Oct.

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Friday, February 17, 2017 posted by wiseones 11:14 am

We now have a service for remote schools , home schoolers and those whose school does not have the program . It uses video conferencing using desktop sharing with teaching aids in pdf format, and emailed worksheets. The groups are even smaller with max 6 so the teacher can see all of them all the time and they write on their own space on the whiteboard.

We have a website

I have done this with Algebra and Grammar and the children, all boys, were enthusiastic and the results were amazing. One boys who never did anything at school and was not considered gifted by his primary school all of a sudden got a B and this year has won a leadership award at his college. What a turn around!  Another had never faced a challenge at school before and learned and was excited by such a new idea. Pleased parents make me happy.

Also my Master Speller program uses a different technique that relies on a video meeting by Skype  every weekday for 2 weeks that lasts 5 minutes. That makes the children happy and their teachers too so if your child can’t spell give it a go. It works for children with Irlen syndrome too. Email Price is $110 for the 10 sessions. Time usually is just before they go to school. The trial proved 80% successful at the trial school and the ones who did not learn had serious  medical problems with their eyes that had not been noticed before. So if there is a real problem we can maybe pick that up too.

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Welcome Cranbourne Park P.S

Monday, November 28, 2016 posted by wiseones 8:52 am

CPPS has decided to take on the WiseOnes program for the fastest learners. This program has a proven record of success in making these children happier and raising their NAPLAN scores. Amazingly educational leaders found that these children’s scores went down and down each time they were tested.  WiseOnes Founder, Pat Slattery, decided to investigate whether the program made any difference to that.  She researched the scores in several schools state and independent. Wow! the program certainly worked. The lowest increase was over 15% and the highest was as if the children had 2 extra test scores- massive .  The key factor seemed to be that the child had done at least 2 terms in the program and if they had done 6 or more then the gain was much bigger. Since the program swings from science/maths one term to not science/maths the next it seems important that they are in both strength and weaker areas.

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