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 Gifted Education Department

 

 

Resources

 

 

 

Organizations:

 

4 Corners Association for Gifted and Talented (4CAGT) www.coloradogifted.org/four-corners-4cagt-67.html

Become knowledgeable about building- and district-level GT plans, priorities, goals, and objectives. Network with other interested parents, teachers, and community members, and learn how to get involved and represent the interest and needs of GT students.

 

Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT) www.coloradogifted.org

CAGT aims to foster an understanding of all gifted children and their exceptional needs and to advocate appropriate education through partnerships with educators, parents, administrators, legislators, and the general public.

 

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) www.nagc.org

A national advocacy group of parents, educators, and researchers united in support of gifted education, NAGC offers a wealth of information and services to members including professional development opportunities, youth enrichment programs, legislative updates, and publications. NAGC sponsors national and regional conferences on gifted education.

 

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) www.sengifted.org

With a focus on the unique social and emotional needs of gifted children, SENG provides summer conferences for parents and teachers, along with a program for gifted students themselves. SENG also provides publications and training for parents who want to lead a support group for parents of gifted children in their home district.

 

Information on Giftedness:

 

AP Central http://apcentral.collegeboard.com

AP Central is the College Board's official online home for any professional interested in the Advanced Placement Program (AP) or Pre-AP strategies.

 

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) www.cec.sped.org

The largest international professional organization dedicated to improving outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, CEC offers publications about children with learning challenges that help in understanding twice-exceptional learners. This site is also the source for ERIC Digests on gifted education - a collection of professional literature, information, and recourses on the education and development of persons who are gifted.

 

Education Consulting Service (ECS) www.susanwinebrenner.com

This Web site is a source for workshop speakers as well as books, information, and helpful links to gifted-education resources.

 

GT-CyberSource www.gt-cybersource.org

Sponsored by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development, this Web site offers articles, discussion forums, news, resources, and state-by-state policy information related to giftedness and gifted education.

 

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page www.hoagiesgifted.org

This comprehensive Web site is a favorite for teachers and parents of gifted children. It containeds many helpful links.

 

KidSource OnLine www.kidsource.com

This Web site is a source for excellent articles on gifted education. On the menu at the top left, choose "Education" and then choose "Reference Articles."

 

Parent Handbook: A Guide to Your Gifted Child's Emotional and Academic Success

This handbook from the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William & Mary can be ordered at http://cfge.wm.edu . Choose "Curriculum" on the menu; then choose "Complete Listing of Curriculum Materials" and scroll down the page.

 

Twice Gifted www.twicegifted.net

And Uniquely Gifted www.uniquelygifted.org

These Web sites provide many resources to help parents and teachers understand and address the special challenges faced by twice-exceptional youngsters.

 

Publishers:

 

Free Spirit Publishing www.freespirit.com

A publisher of nonfiction resources for children, teens, parents, educators, and counselors, Free Spirit provides research-based and user-friendly materials covering gifted education, learning differences, social-emotional concerns, and school success.

 

Great Potential Press www.giftedbooks.com

Great Potential produces books for parents, teachers, counselors, and educators of gifted and talented children on a wide range of topics including the social and emotional needs of the gifted, creativity, college planning, legal issues, and more.

 

Prufrock Press www.prufrock.com

Find innovative books, magazines, and software in virtually all content areas as well as a host of professional development resources.

 

Zephyr Press www.zephyrpress.com

Zephyr produces instructional materials that integrate high-level thinking, problem-based learning, and multiple intelligences theory in the classroom environment.

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