Resources For Parents, Teachers and Students

    These resources will offer further information to parents, students, and educators regarding services and programs related to educating the talented and gifted student.

    Resources For Parents and Teachers:

    GT World is an on-line support community for gifted and talented individuals and those who support and nurture them.
    National Association for Gifted Children A Non-profit organization who address the unique needs of all children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents.
    Oregon Association for Talented and Gifted Statewide organization of educators and parents interesting in promoting growth opportunities for Talented and Gifted Children in Oregon.
    The Gifted Development Center and Institute for the Study of Advanced Development Online support for Gifted adults and children. Linda Silverman's columns are a must read!
    Hoagies Gifted Education Page Online and print resources for parents and educators.
    National Research Center on Gifted and Talented Research on gifted and talented children. Dr. Renzulli is the director.
    Kidsource Articles and digests that provide ideas, guidance and activities for parents and teachers of gifted children.

    Gifted Child Society The Gifted Child Society is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1957 by parents of New Jersey to further the cause of gifted children.

    Education Program For Gifted Youth The Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford University is a continuing project dedicated to developing and offering multimedia computer-based distance-learning courses.

    Destination Imagination A Nonprofit organization that provides an educaitonal program for student to learn and experience creativity, teamwork and problem solving.

    University of Oregon Enrichment Program The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) is a campus-based residential program offering a wide range of exciting academic course options and social activities for gifted students currently in grades 6-10.

    Southern Oregon University Talented and Gifted Camp A Residential Camp for Talented and Highly Able Students.

    Literary Arts Enriching the lives of Oregonians through language and literature.

    Young Audiences: Arts for Learning To enhance children's learning with creative resources from the arts community.

    Techno Science Super Site Source for K-12 science, math and technology fun in and around the Portland area.

    Saturday Academy Camps and classes for gifted and talented students.

    OMSI Classes and camps through Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

    Oregon Department of Education TAG Resources and support materials for districts, schools, teachers, parents, and students are included.

    World Council for Gifted and Talented Children A world-wide non-profit organization whose primary goal is to provide advocacy and support for our gifted children.

    Gifted Child Monthly Resources and information for parents and educators of gifted children.

    Books and Articles

    • Adderholt-Elliot, M. (1987). Perfectionism: What's Bad About Being Too Good?Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.
    • Baum, S.M., Owen, S.V., Dixon, J.P. (1991). To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled; from Identification to Practical Intervention Strategies. Mansfield Center, CT: Creative Learning Press.
    • Berger, S. (1994). College Planning for Gifted Students (2nd Ed.). Reston, VA: The Council for Exceptional Children.
    • Clark, B. (1983). Growing Up Gifted. Columbus, Ohio: Charles Merrill Publisher.
    • Cohen, L.M., and Frydenberg, E.(1996). Coping for Capable Kids. Strategies for Parents, Teachers, and Students. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
    • Coleman, M.R. (1996). Recognizing social and emotional needs of gifted students. Gifted Child Today Magazine, 19(3), 36-37. EJ527621.
    • Galbraith, J. and Delisle, J. (1996). The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide for Ages 10 and Under. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.
    • Galbraith, J. and Delisle, J. (1996). The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.
    • Halsted, J.W. (1994). Some of My Best Friends are Books: Guiding Gifted Readers from Preschool to High School. Revised and enlarged edition. Scottsdale, AZ: Gifted Psychology Press.
    • Kerr, B.A. (1985). Smart Girls, Gifted Women. Columbus, OH: Ohio Psychology Publishing.
    • Piirto, J. (1994). Talented Children and Adults. NY: Macmillan College Publishing.
    • Rimm, S. (1995). Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades: and What You Can Do About It. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press.
    • Rimm, S. (1987). Underachievement Syndrome: Causes and Cures. Watertown, WI. Apple Publishing.
    • Silverman, L.K. (1993) Counseling the Gifted and Talented. Denver, CO: Love.
    • Winebrenner, S. (1992) Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

    Resources For Students:


    Museum of Paleontology

    Dolphin Research Institute


    Today In History

    Kids Click

    Lego Website

    Stars and constellations

    Homework Help


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