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 Creativity Contests and Awards

 

http://www.centerforgifted.org/torrance.html

Information of Torrance creativity contests and awards.

Flamingnet

 

http://flamingnet.com

Young adult books reviewed by young adult readers 

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.

 NAGC Curriculum Studies

 http://nagccurriculumnetwork.weebly.com/

This site showcases award winning units on ELA/literacy, math, science, and social studies and offers instructions on how to write a winning unit. 

Evaluation of Potential Creativity (EPoC)

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/264618782_Creative_Potential_and_Its_Measurement

The EPoC allows creative giftedness to be measured. 

Activity Village.co.uk

https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/origami-samurai-helmet

A brief history and an instruction of Samurai Helmet, a Japanese Origami model.

JCCC ORIGAMI CRANE PROJECT

http://www.jccc.on.ca/origami-cranes/pdf/meaning_of_the_origami_crane.pdf

A short history of origami crane.

The Japanese Shop

https://www.thejapaneseshop.co.uk/blog/japanese-symbolic-animals-meanings/

Japanese symbolic animals and their meanings.