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Resources for Gifted and Talented

Early Childhood

Parenting Gifted Preschoolers This article by David Farmer provides some ideas on identifying and parenting gifted preschoolers.

Gifted Canada: Young Gifted children
  This Canadian site has some useful resources in this section concerning young gifted children.

 

Journals

Gifted-Children.com: Identification, Encouragement, and Development (GCC) is an on-line parents' newsletter with networking and information dedicated to making a difference in the education of children with special talents and abilities.

Roeper Review covers topics that focus on the gifted such as the middle school, gender issues, developmental phases, at-risk students, learning disabled, creativity, problem solving, and school reform and its impact. 

Organizations

Nebraska Association for Gifted  is a non-profit, statewide, nationally affiliated, organization of parents and educators who are interested in the education of gifted youth

National Association for Gifted Children  is a non-profit organization of parents, teachers, educators, community leaders and other professionals who unite to address the unique needs of all children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

TAG: The Association for the Gifted is a national advocacy group for gifted education.  It is part of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), a leading special education professional organization.

Nebraska Department of Education: High Ability Learners provides information about gifted education in Nebraska.

SENG: Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted  brings attention to the unique social and emotional needs of gifted individuals, which are often misunderstood or ignored.

Hoagie's Gifted Education Page contains links to gifted education resources all over the world. It contains carefully annotated and organized content areas. There is also a list of international organizations and conferences

Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies is dedicated to furthering the education of gifted students and leadership abilities through teaching, research, and services. 

Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development was established in 1988 and has established a national reputation for its research, training, and service. It is seen as a leader in the field of gifted education.

NAGC Parent Information   A brief but informative article on who the gifted are and why gifted education should be supported.

Education: Gifted and Talented Students   Annotated and rated list of articles and digests  that provide ideas, guidance and activities for both parents and educators of gifted student.

GT World is an on-line support community for parents of Gifted and Talented children.

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.

Davidson Institute for Talent Development is currently one of only two national foundations supporting the profoundly gifted population. The Davidson Institute's 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.    

University of Connecticut Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development The University of Connecticut and the projects that have originated there have been important in rethinking who we identify and how we serve gifted students.

Institute for Educational Advancement: Gifted Resource Center serves gifted and talented students by providing educational programs, services and resources that target their unique needs.  

Become a Gifted Education Teacher  An in-depth resource on becoming a gifted education teacher