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Some Suggested Resources — websites


Gifted Associations

WCGTC — the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children — http://www.world-gifted.org/
        Bi-annual World Conference in odd years, publications, resources, news, events

NAGC — the National Association for Gifted Children — http://www.nagc.org/
        Annual conference, networks, resources, publications, seminars

TAG — The Association for the Gifted; Council for Exceptional Children — http://www.cectag.org/
        EDGE journal for professionals, symposium, events, advocacy, newsletters, resources

IBO — International Baccalaureate Organization — http://www.ibo.org/
        Now offers four programs for students aged 3-19 at 3,500 World Schools in 143 countries.

SENG — Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted — http://www.sengifted.org/
        Annual conference, programs, news, resources, SENGinars, SENGVine newsletter, SENG model parent groups

State Associationslist at NAGC
        NAGC maintains a page of links to local Gifted Associations


Gifted Institutes

CTY — Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth — http://cty.jhu.edu/
        Talent Search, research, summer programs, CTY online, scholarships, internships, counseling, IMAGINE magazine

TIP — Duke University Talent Identification Program — http://www.tip.duke.edu/
        Talent Search, summer studies, estudies, independent learning, scholar weekends, resources

CTD — Northwestern University Center for Talent Development — http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/
        Talent Search, research, summer program, Saturday enrichment Progarm, gifted learning links, resources

CBK — University of Denver Center for Bright Kids — http://www.centerforbrightkids.org/
        Talent Search, news, academic year programs, summer programs, scholarships, special events, resources

IRPA — Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration (Belin & Blank) — http://www.accelerationinstitute.org/.
        resources, policy, research, acceleration stories, "A Nation Deceived" free report

The Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Childrenhttp://www.hollingworth.org/
        A National Volunteer Resource and Support Network for Highly Gifted Children, their Families, Schools and Communities

NRC/GT — National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented — http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt/
        Promotes and publishes research on gifted education related to current and emerging issues in education.

The Davidson Institutehttp://www.davidsongifted.org/
        Young Scholars program, Davidson Fellows, Think Summer Institute, Davidson Academy, resources, "Genius Denied".

The Daimon Institutehttp://daimoninstitute.com/
        Provides psychotherapy and education consulting for the profoundly gifted; producers of the documentary film "Rise".

SPCS — Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies — http://spcs.stanford.edu/
        Online High School, residential summer programs, EPGY, Open Enrollment Program.


Websites of Interest

Hoagies' Gifted Education Resourceshttp://www.hoagiesgifted.org/
        The "all-things-gifted site", resources, articles, research, books, links, store

Gifted/Talented Worldhttp://www.gtworld.org/
        Online support community with links to helpful resources

Educational Options for Highly Gifted Childrenhttp://www.growminds.com/ed_options/summary.html
        Study of 203 children. Conclusion: "no educational option was an unqualified success with all the children"

Odyssey of the Mindhttp://www.odysseyofthemind.com/
        Provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students K-college in regional, state, and international competitions

Destination Imaginationhttp://www.destinationimagination.org/
        A program that involves students solving challenges and working cooperatively with a team to push the limits of imagination

K-12 Online Learning with Tom Nixonhttp://www.thomasnixon.com/
        Resources for K-12 online and blended learning

U. S. Academic Decathlonhttp://www.usad.org/
        The Decathlon is a ten-event themed scholastic competition for teams of nine high school students

TOPS (Top One Percent Society)http://www.toponesociety.com/
        99th percentile society, links to other top IQ societies, journal "Termite"

Mensahttp://www.us.mensa.org/
        98th percentile society, gifted youth, gatherings, games, weekly Brainwave, local and national magazines, research journals

Asynchronous Scholars' Fundhttp://asynchronousscholars.org/
        supports the creativity, persistence and intellectual well-being of asynchronous scholars


Readers are encouraged to email me with suggestions of other resources they have found.