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Strategies for Embracing Mistakes

  • 8 Sep 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Mercy College, Cnr Mirrabooka Avenue and Beach Rd, Koondoola, WA 6064

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Come along to this interactive professional learning event where Amanda Rogers will walk you through using different tools to assist in embracing mistakes. She will explain the process she went through to adapt these for her own children and students as well as the positive impact found. 

Amanda will be speaking from the perspective of a recently identified 2E adult and the parent of two 2E children who have both been challenged by varying aspects of closed mindsets and perfectionism. She has developed her own personalised resources to help support her children by adapting ideas and concepts found in:

Starving the Anger Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management - Kate Collins-Donnelly

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management - Kate Collins-Donnelly

Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn: 

https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/42874/why-understanding-these-four-types-of-mistakes-can-help-us-learn

Amanda is a teacher with nearly 20 years’ experience, teaching high school English in both the UK and Australia.  She originally trained as a primary school teacher in the ACT and made the move to middle school and then high school while in the UK.  She is a general committee Member for Gifted WA, the Children’s Event Co-ordinator for Mensa WA, the Gifted and Talented Coordinator (Secondary) at Mercy College and a dedicated advocate for all 2E and gifted young people.


This session is suitable for parents, teachers and other key-stakeholders interested in the development of gifted minds.

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