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Helpful Resources For Gifted Education:

The National Research Center on Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, investigates, develops, and disseminates new methods for identifying and teaching gifted students. The NRC/GT, located at the University of Connecticut, is run collaboratively with the University of Virginia and Yale University, and works in conjunction with more than 300 public school district research study sites.

www.gifted.uconn.edu

 

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, educators, other professionals and community leaders to address the unique needs of children and youth. Membership includes a subscription to Parenting for High Potential, a magazine with articles geared to the development of talent.

www.nagc.org

 

You can search State Resources for Gifted Education and Individual State Gifted Organizations on the NAGC website by clicking on the heading "Gifted By State."

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.

 www.cec.sped.org

 

The Association for the Gifted (TAG) organized in 1958 by The Council for Exceptional Children, helps professionals and parents work with gifted children.

 www.cectag.org

 

The Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students (AEGUS) provides a forum for ideas and interventions aimed at helping twice-exceptional students reach their full potential.

www.aegus1.org

 

The Davidson Institute for Talent Development was formed in 1999, the Davidson Institute is a 501(c)3 private operating foundation funded by Bob and Jan Davidson. Their mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.
The web site has extensive resources for highly gifted students and their parents.

www.davidsoninstitute.org

 

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) focuses primarily on the adults (parents, educators, etc) in the lives of gifted children. SENG provides information on identification, guidance, and effective ways to live and work with gifted individuals.

www.SENGifted.org

 

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page is a resource guide for the education of gifted children with links to many gifted education resources available on the Internet.

www.hoagiesgifted.org

 

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.

www.gifted-children.com

 

Great Resources for Discovering and Encouraging Interests:

EduHound: Everything for Education K12: www.eduhound.com

Filamentality "Learning Web": www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil

The Academy of Achievement: www.achievement.org

 

Websites from the: Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, University of Connecticut

 

Kansas Association for Gifted, Talented and Creative is a not-for-profit advocacy group in the state of Kansas and is dedicated to promoting identified Gifted and other high achieving students. KGTC is officially affiliated with the National Association for Gifted Children http://www.kgtc.org

Gifted Education

in the Wyandotte County Comprehensive Special Education Cooperative

 

Vision Statement:

Inspiring responsible and resourceful leaders for country and society.

 

Mission Statement:

To meet the personalized academic, artistic, athletic, technological, and social/emotional needs of gifted learners and prepare our students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers in a global society to improve our world.

 

Belief Statements:

We believe that...

  • Services are based on researched national best practice standards for gifted education.
  • Environment includes optimal staff, resources, and facilities to meet the needs of all students.
  • Gifted learners require structured opportunities to interact with peers of similar interests and abilities.
  • Curriculum/instruction incorporates 21st century instruction for personalized learning through differentiation in content, process and product.

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