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.
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: 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.
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!
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.