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  • Definition - Gifted child
    The word "gifted" has been defined differently by different academics and practitioners and is often considered by many to be an unfortunate term, but it has become generally associated with a child whose potential in one or more areas of skill would place him or her in the top 2-5% of children of the same age.

  • Gifted Children & Gifted Education Information for Teachers
    Information, Links, Upcoming Events, and Blogs for Teachers of Gifted Children.

  • Teaching Gifted Children
    Many teachers believe that a gifted child should be able to do everything well, should need little assistance with skill development, and should work with other less gifted children to assist them in their learning. These are myths that come from not understanding the needs of these children.

  • teaching gifted children
    Education and teaching gifted children within a classroom environment.

  • Teaching Gifted Children: National Guidelines and State Requirements
    Just as educational programs and curricula for gifted children differ widely from state to state, so too do the requirements for teachers of gifted children. Since no national degree or certification requirements for gifted educators exist, all policy and funding mandates come from the state and local levels.

  • What is Gifted & Talented?
    Most schools limit their definition and their programs to academics, but it is important to realize on performing and accomplishment. It is not enough to just have the talent, but you must be using that talent to achieve at remarkably high levels.

  • A Gifted Child Center for Evaluation and Psychotherapy
    Gifted child information and resources hosted by clinical psychologists. Information about psychological testing (IQ, achievement) emotional factors (loneliness, ADHD,Aspergers, depression) and other useful topics. Join the listserve!

  • AskERIC Gifted Education
    The AskERIC site is maintained by the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC), a federally funded national information system that provides a variety of services and products on a broad range of education-related issues. You'll find a multitude of references for educational links and sites specific to the general topic of the gifted and talented.

  • Austega's Gifted Resource Library
    A range of useful resources for parents and teachers coping with the joy and frustration of gifted children

  • California Association for the Gifted
    The California Association for the Gifted through its website provides many resources to both parents and educators. A great list of resources, links, organizations and books for parents of gifted children.

  • Center for Talent Development's
    Welcome to the Center for Talent Development's web site. Since the Center was founded in 1981, we have been providing real-time testing and educational programs for thousands of gifted students each year. On the Web, our goal is to help you gain access to the resources you need on gifted education, from preschool through high school.

  • Davidson Institute For Talent Development
    The Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a non-profit organization whose mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly gifted young people and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents in positive ways to create value for themselves and others.

  • Educational Options
    Educational Options spotlights resources that aid in the struggle to guide a highly intelligent person toward a life of fulfillment and purpose. Psychologist

  • Gifted Children.Com
    Site for parents of children with great promise. Identification, Encouragement and Development.

  • Gifted Childrens Association of BC
    The Gifted Children's Association of B.C. is dedicated to providing support and advocacy for gifted children and their families. We believe that meeting these children's social, emotional, and educational needs will allow them to attain their potential.

  • Gifted Children with Learning Disabilities
    Students who are gifted and also have learning disabilities are those who possess an outstanding gift or talent and are capable of high performance, but who also have a learning disability that makes some aspect of academic achievement difficult. Some of these students are identified and their needs are met. This happens only rarely, however, unless a school specifically decides to identify and then serve these students.

  • Gifted Development Center
    The Gifted Development Center serves parents, schools, and advocacy groups with information about identification, assessment, counseling, learning styles, programs, presentations, and resources for gifted children and adults.

  • Gifted Monthly
    Gifted Monthly is a newsletter that addresses the everyday needs and concerns of parents with gifted children. We aim to offer information relating to all age groups and talents, reaching parents in all corners of the UK.

  • GT World
    GT World hosts email lists having to do with giftedness. In particular, GT-Families is for families with gifted children, and GT-Families is for families with gifted/special needs children.

  • Hoagies' Kids
    Stuff for gifted children and teens - internet links, software favorites, movies starring gifted kids, contests, magazines and reading lists and more!

  • Homeschooling Gifted Children
    Information and help on homeschooling the gifted or bright child.

  • Illinois-Quest Academy
    As a leader in the education of gifted and talented children, Quest Academy offers a curriculum that emphasizes scholarship and creativity in both the academics and the arts. We will provide a nurturing environment that accepts and respects the individuality of each child and challenges each to achieve his or her maximum potential.

  • LAUSD Gifted/Talented Programs
    Gifted/Talented Programs creates high end learning opportunities which allow students to flourish in stimulating academic and social environments. In designing challenging educational opportunities, we strive to raise the floor, remove the walls and eliminate the ceiling on learning.

  • Logan School for Creative Learning
    The Logan School provides a challenging environment for gifted and creative children ages five through fifteen. Dedicated to the development of the whole child, the school addresses the intellectual, emotional, and social needs of bright and imaginative students.

  • National Association for Gifted Children
    The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, educators, other professionals and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

  • National Association for Gifted Children UK
    The Association recognises that the needs of gifted children are best met when parents, students, education professionals, schools and colleges are able to share a common forum and gain wider understanding of home/school issues.

  • New Jersey Association for Gifted Children
    NJAGC is a volunteer organization which reaches out to parents, educators and friends of gifted children.

  • Rhode Island Advisory Committee On Gifted And Talented Education
    Rhode Island schools will provide students with a challenging and differentiated curriculum and instruction which nurtures talents, interests and abilities."

  • The Gifted Child Society
    The Gifted Child Society is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1957 by parents of New Jersey to further the cause of gifted children.

  • The Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children
    A National Volunteer Resource and Support Network for Highly Gifted Children, their Families, Schools and Communities.

  • The National Foundation for Gifted and Creative Children
    Of particular interest to parents of highly gifted children who don't adjust well to regular public education.

  • Uniquely Gifted
    Internet Resources for Gifted/Special Needs Children

  • Welcome to the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (PAGE).
    Informational website that includes strategies that both parents and teachers can use to help gifted children.

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