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Great Plains Center for Gifted Education


Following are links to internet sites that would be useful for anyone having an interest in gifted education.

 

SITE NAME

URL

FOCUS

 

William Allen White Children’s Books Awards

 

http://waw.emporia.edu/   

Books honored as a result of voting by Kansas children.

Torrance Legacy Creative Writing Awards

 

http://ststesting.com/cw.html

Creative writing contest for children in grades 2-12

Torrance Legacy Visual Arts Awards

 

http://www.know.edu/torrance-legacy-awards.html

Visual arts contest for children in grades 2-12

Flamingnet

 

http://flamingnet.com

Young adult books reviewed by young adult readers 

Discover Teenergy

 

http://discoverteenergy.com/

Canadian website for gifted teenagers

Fairfax Network

 

http://www.fcps.edu/fairfaxnetwork/

Virginia-based producer of enrichment programming 

Resources for Teaching Gifted and Talented Students

 

http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edgifted.html

Lesson Plans for teachers of high-ability children K-8

A Different Place

 

http://adifferentplace.org/

Differentiated activities for all content areas

Gifted Children Monthly

http://www.gifted-children.com/

“For the parents of children with great promise”; articles concerning identification, encouragement and development

 

National Association for Gifted Children

 

http://www.nagc.org/

Advocacy group supporting the needs of high potential learners

American Association for Gifted Children

 

http://www.aagc.org/

Duke University-based advocacy organization  for gifted children

SENG: Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted 

 

http://www.sengifted.org/

Organization to “empower families and communities  to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals”

Hoagies Gifted Education Page

 

http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/

The “all things gifted” page for teachers, parents, and kids                          

The Gifted Child Society

http://giftedchildsociety.com/

Website of non-profit organization established “to further the cause of gifted children”

 

Prufrock Press, Inc.

http://www.prufrock.com/

“The Resource for Gifted Children, Advanced Learning, and Special Needs Learners”

 

Uniquely Gifted

http://www.uniquelygifted.org/

Resources for Gifted Children with Special Needs

 

Kansas Gifted, Talented and Creative

http://www.kgtc.org/

Non-profit organization to support, promote, and improve services for gifted children in Kansas

 

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

 

http://www.davidsongifted.org/default.aspx

Services and programs for profoundly gifted children

Mensa for Kids

http://www.mensaforkids.org

 

This site offers articles, games and activities for bright children.  It also posts helpful resources for parents and teachers.

 

Genius Denied

http://www.geniusdenied.com

This site contains an array of gifted and talented resources,  including articles and a state policy database of information regarding gifted and talented education policies across the U.S.

 

Talent Development

http://www.talentdevelop.com

This site explores talent development, especially over a lifetime. Very useful concerning adult gifted and talented, as well.