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October,2008

 

Gifted and Talented Education Council Site http://www.gtecouncil.com

Centre for Gifted Education http://www.ucalgary.ca/~gifteduc/

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To find curriculum related topics, click on a Division in the table below. Go to the General Topics Table for general topics in the area of gifted education.

Division I

Division II

Division III

Division IV

General Topics

Associations

Brain Research

Gifted/LD Students

Enrichment Strategies

Pages For Parents

Program Models

Publications

Research in Gifted Education

Research Sites for Student Projects

Resources for Gifted Education

 School Division Pages

Teaching Units and Lesson Plans

 Theories of Intelligence

Thinking Skills

 

 

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Associations

Alberta Associations for Bright Children 

 Edmonton Association for Bright Children

The Edmonton Association for Bright Children is a non-profit, volunteer-based group of parents, educators and administrators that offers resources, education, networking opportunities, social activities and advocacy support for children who are gifted or bright.

Association of Educators of Gifted and Talented Children of BC

Downloadable pamphlets for teachers on various aspects of giftedness

Gifted and Talented Education Council (GTEC)

(Alberta Teacher's Association)

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC

(Council for Exceptional Children)

Center for Gifted Education

(University of Calgary)

National Association for Gifted Children NAGC Homepage

Michigan Alliance For Gifted Education

World Council For Gifted and Talented Children

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Brain Research and Education

Bob Sylwester's Resources on Brain Research and Education

Intelligence's and Brain Research

A comprehensive bibliography of books aimed at parents and teachers on the topic of brain research.

Brains.Org

A practical link between current psychological and neurological research and education

 

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Gifted Students With Learning Disabilities

The links below lead to articles and pages dealing with the "twice exceptional" gifted.

Gifted and Learning Disabled: Twice exceptional Students

      Article by Dawn Beckly

Gifted but Learning Disabled: A Puzzling Paradox 

      Article by Susan Baun

Gifted Children and ADHD 

       Links to Gifted Education and ADD/ADHD

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Enrichment Strategies

Curriculum Compacting. Definitions and Implementation from the "National Center for Gifted Education"

School-Wide Enrichment Model Articles

Several articles on the components of the School-Wide Enrichment Model

 

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 Pages For Parents

GT World

On-line Support for parents of gifted and talented children

Gifted Child Society Inc.

Founded by parents of New Jersey's gifted children

TAG Family Network

The TAG Family Network is an organization dedicated to appropriate education for gifted and talented children. Run by parents for parents.

Alberta Association for Bright Children

Support, Advocacy and Information founded and maintained by parents of gifted children in Alberta.

Piney Point elementary School Links for Parents

 

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Program Models

 School Wide Enrichment Model

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Publications

 Prufrock Press

A large list of books, magazines, and research journals that support gifted education.

Gifted Education Press

 Roeper Review

The Mission Statement of Roeper Review is stated as follows in their publication. "The mission of the Roeper Review is to publish thought-provoking, informative articles that deal with research, observation, experience, theory and practice as they relate to the growth, emotions and education of gifted and talented learners and to the cultures in which they live. This journal invites manuscripts that address philosophical, moral, and academic issues affecting the lives and experiences of gifted and talented individuals across their life span."

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Research in Gifted Education

  Neag Centre for Gifted Education and Talent Development - University of Connecticut

On Line Resources From Neag

 National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented

  ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education

Benin and Blank international Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

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  Research Sites for Student Projects

Ask Eric Toolbox

A site for teachers and students especially under the headings: K-12 Education and Subject specific links

 Ask Jeeves

Have a question about almost anything? Ask Jeeves

 Fun Brain

The Internet's number 1 site for k-8 teachers, parents and kids.

Study Web

A collection of 53,000 research sites. Also includes tips for incorporating the Internet into the classroom

 Surfnetkids

Surfing the Net with kids - A guide to the best kid sites fir kids of all ages - By Barbara Feldman

Web Resources for Kids

Yahooligans

Lots of curriculum related topics as well as topics of general interest to kids with links everywhere.

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Resources for Gifted Education

Best on the Web - Hundreds of Lessons, On-Line Activities and Resources for Gifted  Students k-12

Teaching Students who are Gifted and Talented

Alberta Learning Manual for Teaching Gifted and Talented Students

British Columbia Ministry of Education - Go to "On-line Publications" and download

"Gifted Education a Resource Guide for Teachers"

Gifted Canada - A great resource in French and English from sites all across Canada

Andrew's Web Hub: Gifted and Talented Student Resource

Gifted Resource Council

The Gifted Resource Council is a not for profit agency serving the St. Louis metropolitan area. Its purpose is to help bright and gifted children reach their potential. Great links to many useful sites.

Berrien County Intermediate School District (Michigan)

   Special Education and Gifted Education resources page

Kid Source

These articles and digests provide ideas, guidance and activities for both parents and educators of gifted students. While some of these articles are written specifically for educators, they can also benefit parents who are seeking to create or influence a program for their children.

SchoolKit

"Powered by Schoolkit, a computer becomes an exciting activity center for hands-on, minds-on student thinking learning and research. Each curriculum-based Schoolkit activity presents a challenge and then launches the student into a familiar computer application with the assistance they need to thrive and enjoy the meaningful task at hand."

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Teaching Units and Lesson Plans

Best on the Web - Hundreds of Lessons, On-Line Activities and Resources for Gifted  Students k-12

Academy Curriculum Exchange

An extensive list of lesson plans in Language Learning, Math, Social Studies, and other topics - all organized in divisional levels.

Marc's Lesson Plans

 Some specific lesson plans in Div I Math and Social Studies as well as links to other lesson plan sites.

Columbia Education Center Lesson Plans

Contains a large data base of lesson plans K-12 in a variety of subject areas

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Theories of Intelligence

 The New School of Northern Virginia

The curriculum of The New School is guided by the Multiple Intelligence theory of Howard Gardner.

 Triarchic Theory of Intelligence

All about Robert Sternberg and his theory of intelligence

References on Human Intelligence

A very comprehensive name index and subject index and references on human intelligence

 

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Thinking Skills

Thinking Skills Keys to Fusing Talents

A good introduction to various thinking skills - models including De Bono, CPS, and Bloom's Taxonomy.

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Division I

Reading Online, an electronic journal of the International Reading Association.

Reading Online will play a leadership role in the literacy community as a quality professional publication that takes full advantage of the electronic medium of the Internet. We hope the journal will become an example of how information can be delivered in exciting new formats that expand upon our understanding as readers,

Math Forum Internet Resource Collection

A huge collection of math lessons and courses many of which are categorized in Division Levels

Marc's Lesson Plans

 Some specific lesson plans in Div I Math and Social Studies as well as links to other lesson plan sites.

 

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Division II 

Reading Online, an electronic journal of the International Reading Association.

Reading Online will play a leadership role in the literacy community as a quality professional publication that takes full advantage of the electronic medium of the Internet. We hope the journal will become an example of how information can be delivered in exciting new formats that expand upon our understanding as readers,

Math Forum Internet Resource Collection

A huge collection of math lessons and courses many of which are categorized in Division Levels

 

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Division III

Reading Online, an electronic journal of the International Reading Association.

Reading Online will play a leadership role in the literacy community as a quality professional publication that takes full advantage of the electronic medium of the Internet. We hope the journal will become an example of how information can be delivered in exciting new formats that expand upon our understanding as readers,

Math Forum Internet Resource Collection

A huge collection of math lessons and courses many of which are categorized in Division Levels

 Math, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies and Vocational Education 

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Division IV

Reading Online, an electronic journal of the International Reading Association.

Reading Online will play a leadership role in the literacy community as a quality professional publication that takes full advantage of the electronic medium of the Internet. We hope the journal will become an example of how information can be delivered in exciting new formats that expand upon our understanding as readers,

Math Forum Internet Resource Collection

A huge collection of math lessons and courses many of which are categorized in Division Levels

Literary Resources on the Internet

Shakespeare Sites

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

 

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