Valerie Gail Margrain


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Research outputs

And the gifted child? A textual analysis of Te Whariki
Margrain, Valerie. (2017). And the gifted child? A textual analysis of Te Whariki. Early Education. 62, pp. 19 - 26.

Journal article

Different means me: I just learn differently
Margrain, Valerie and Farrugia, Anna. (2017). Different means me: I just learn differently. In In J. Berman and J. MacArthur (Ed.). Student perspectives on school: Informing inclusive practice pp. 93 - 110 Brill Sense. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789463512459

Book chapter

Assessment for learning with young gifted children
Dean, Jo and Margrain, Valerie. (2015). Assessment for learning with young gifted children. In In V. Margrain, C. Murphy and J. Dean (Ed.). Giftedness in the early years: Informing, learning and teaching pp. 57 - 74 NZCER Press.

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Talking together: Supporting gifted children and positive transitions to school
Cameron, Monica and Margrain, Valerie. (2015). Talking together: Supporting gifted children and positive transitions to school. In In V. Margrain, C. Murphy and J. Dean (Ed.). Giftedness in the early years: Informing, learning and teaching pp. 163 - 180 NZCER Press.

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Learning with sublexical information from emerging reading vocabularies in exceptionally early and normal reading development
Thompson, Brian, Fletcher-Flinn, Claire, Wilson, Kathryn, McKay, Michael and Margrain, Valerie. (2015). Learning with sublexical information from emerging reading vocabularies in exceptionally early and normal reading development. Cognition (print). 136, pp. 166 - 185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2014.11.032

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Supporting the advocates of young gifted children: Weaving connections and inspiration
Margrain, Valerie and Dean, Jo. (2015). Supporting the advocates of young gifted children: Weaving connections and inspiration. In In V. Margrain, C. Murphy and J. Dean (Ed.). Giftedness in the early years: Informing, learning and teaching pp. 200 - 216 NZCER Press.

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Student teacher views of text in early learning environments : Images from Sweden and New Zealand
Mellgren, Elisabeth and Margrain, Valerie. (2015). Student teacher views of text in early learning environments : Images from Sweden and New Zealand. Early Child Development and Care. 185(9), pp. 1528 - 1544. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2014.1003554

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Akobarn: developing NZ-Sweden early years teaching-research collaboration
Margrain, Valerie and Mellgren, Elisabeth. (2015). Akobarn: developing NZ-Sweden early years teaching-research collaboration. Early Education. 57(Autumn/Winter), pp. 7 - 13.

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The myth busters: Fearless, inclusive teaching for young gifted children
Wong, Melanie and Margrain, Valerie. (2015). The myth busters: Fearless, inclusive teaching for young gifted children. In In V. Margrain, C. Murphy and J. Dean (Ed.). Giftedness in the early years: Informing, learning and teaching pp. 105 - 127 NZCER Press.

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Education of gifted young children: Contingency of views on first-hand experience and conception of giftedness
Margrain, Valerie, Lee, Scott and Farquhar, Sarah-Eve. (2013). Education of gifted young children: Contingency of views on first-hand experience and conception of giftedness. Apex: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 18(1), pp. 1 - 13.

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"If you talk, you are just talking. If I talk is that bragging?": Perspectives of parents with young gifted children in New Zealand
Chellapan, Lakshmi and Margrain, Valerie. (2013). "If you talk, you are just talking. If I talk is that bragging?": Perspectives of parents with young gifted children in New Zealand. Apex: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 18(1), pp. 1 - 15.

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Noticing, recognising and responding to exceptional learners: Narrative assessment for inclusive learning and teaching
Margrain, Valerie. (2013). Noticing, recognising and responding to exceptional learners: Narrative assessment for inclusive learning and teaching. In Inclusive education: Perspectives on professional practice pp. 220 - 233 Dunmore Publishing.

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The education of gifted children in the early years: A first survey of views, teaching practices, resourcing and administration issues
Margrain, Valerie and Farquhar, Sarah. (2012). The education of gifted children in the early years: A first survey of views, teaching practices, resourcing and administration issues. Apex: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 17(1), pp. 1 - 13.

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Assessment for learning with young gifted children
Margrain, Valerie Gail. (2011). Assessment for learning with young gifted children. Apex: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 16(1), pp. 1 - 12.

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Restoring the Individual
Macfarlane, Sonja, Macfarlane, Angus and Margrain, Valerie Gail. (2011). Restoring the Individual. In In V Margrain and A H Macfarlane (Ed.). pp. 147 - 172 NZCER Press.

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Connecting Curriculum
Margrain, Valerie Gail and Dharan, Vijaya. (2011). Connecting Curriculum. In In V Margrain, and A H Macfarlane (Ed.). pp. 64 - 82 NZCER Press.

Book chapter

He Tapuwae o Mua: Footsteps Towards Responsive Engagement with Challenging Behaviour
Macfarlane, Angus and Margrain, Valerie Gail. (2011). He Tapuwae o Mua: Footsteps Towards Responsive Engagement with Challenging Behaviour. In In V Margrain, and A H Macfarlane (Ed.). pp. 7 - 26 NZCER Press.

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Parent-Teacher Partnership for Gifted Early Readers in New Zealand
Margrain, Valerie. (2010). Parent-Teacher Partnership for Gifted Early Readers in New Zealand. International Journal About Parents in Education. 4(1), pp. 39 - 48.

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Narratives of young gifted children
Margrain, Valerie Gail. (2010). Narratives of young gifted children. Kairaranga. 11(2), pp. 33 - 38.

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Parents of gifted preschoolers: Responsive advocates
Margrain, Valerie. (2009). Parents of gifted preschoolers: Responsive advocates. In J. Manuel, P. Brock and D. Carter (Ed.). Annual international conference of the European network about parents in education. Sweden: Lulea University of Technology. pp. 39 - 48

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"ka pai - well done": Student teacher perceptions of assessment feedback in distance learning
Margrain, Valerie Gail, Everiss, Liz, Murphy, Trish, Edlin, Angela, McClew, Jenny and Meade, Anne. (2009). "ka pai - well done": Student teacher perceptions of assessment feedback in distance learning. In In L.H.Meyer, S. Davidson and H. Anderson et al. (Ed.). Tertiary Assessment and Higher Education Student Outcomes: Policy, Practice and Research pp. 129 - 139 Ako Aotearoa.

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Narratives for learning: Sharing giftedness through learning stories
Margrain, Valerie. (2009). Narratives for learning: Sharing giftedness through learning stories. National Conference on Gifted Education. New Zealand: Reach Education. pp. 1 - 11

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Inside the greenhouse: Hothousing, cultivating, tending or nurturing precocious readers?
Margrain, Valerie. (2007). Inside the greenhouse: Hothousing, cultivating, tending or nurturing precocious readers? New Zealand Research in Early Childhood Education. 10, pp. 33 - 45.

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Do roosters have chins? Insights into parenting a young child who is gifted
Murphy, Caterina and Margrain, Valerie. (2007). Do roosters have chins? Insights into parenting a young child who is gifted. First Years Nga Tau Tuatahi. 9(1), pp. 16 - 20.

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In the Eye of the Beholder
Margrain, Valerie. (2006). In the Eye of the Beholder. Kairaranga. 7(2), pp. 5 - 10.

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Case studies of precocious readers: Self regulated and spontaneous literacy achievement
Margrain, Valerie. (2006). Case studies of precocious readers: Self regulated and spontaneous literacy achievement. Biennial meeting of the international society for the study of behavioural development. Australia: Australasian Human Development Association. pp. 1 - 32

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