Is My Child Gifted?Characteristics of Gifted Learners: https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources/my-child-gifted/common-characteristics-gifted-individualsCharacteristics of Giftedness: https://www.us.mensa.org/learn/gifted-youth/insights-into-gifted-youth/gifted-characteristics/John Hopkins Center for Talented YouthThe John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth identifies and develops the talents of the most advanced K-12 learners worldwide. As part of Johns Hopkins University, CTY helps fulfill the university's mission of preparing students to make significant future contributions to our world. Learn more... http://cty.jhu.edu/
Maryland State Department of Education: Gifted and Talented DepartmentGifted and Talented Education services are available to students in Grades K-12 throughout Maryland. These services include inquiry learning, advanced problem-solving, enrichment clusters, acceleration within the discipline of a student’s particular strength, Maryland Summer Centers, mentorships with highly-reputable authorities, in-depth seminars, and debates, among others. Learn more… http://marylandpublicschools.org/programs/pages/gifted-talented/index.aspx
National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals, and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences. Learn more… http://www.nagc.org/
National Research Center on the Gifted and TalentedRecently, The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented was asked to complete three new projects: (a) explore the theory of the malleability of intelligence related to research by Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University, and others; (b) summarize the unique curricular and instructional practices in STEM high schools; and (c) analyze the status of gifted education programming and services across the nation. An overview of these projects can be found on this website….learn more… https://nrcgt.uconn.edu/#Organizations that Support Gifted Learners and Creative Thinkers
Parenting the Gifted Learner and Creative ThinkerRaising Gifted Children Some Do's and Don'ts for Raising Gifted Kids: http://sengifted.org/dos-and-dont-for-raising-your-gifted-kids/Listening for What Gifted Children Don’t Say: https://blogs.tip.duke.edu/giftedtoday/2007/10/08/listening-for-what-gifted-children-dont-say/
Growing a Middle Schooler: https://blogs.tip.duke.edu/giftedtoday/2007/10/08/growing-a-middle-schooler/
Summer Opportunities Outside of the HomeNational Association for Gifted Children: http://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources-parents/planning-summerSummer Institute for the Gifted: https://www.giftedstudy.org/Johns Hopkins Gifted and Talented Summer Program: https://cty.jhu.edu/summer/index.html
Summer Opportunities Within the HomeTop 5 Summer Activities for Gifted Children http://giftedkids.about.com/od/nurturinggiftsandtalents/tp/summer_fun.htmWhat's Summer? Hands-On Learning Time for Teens! How to help adolescents get the most from volunteering http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-moment-youth/201204/whats-summer-hands-learning-time-teensThe Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens: 200 Programs That Prepare You for College Success by Sandra Berger.
Understanding your Gifted LearnerWhat it Means to Teach Gifted Learners Well: https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/gifted-education-practices/what-it-means-teach-gifted-learners-wellGifted Ed Kids are More Than Really Smart Kids: https://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2015/11/24/understanding-gifted-students.htmlPlease contact your school's Gifted and Talented Coach for more information.