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GOALS FOR GIFTED EDUCATION PROGRAMS

  1. Gifted students will develop advanced research skills and methods. Curriculum for gifted students should allow for the in-depth learning of self-selected topics within the area of study.
  2. Gifted students will develop and practice creative thinking and creative problem-solving skills with a variety of complex topics within the area of study.
  3. Gifted students will develop and practice critical thinking and logical problem-solving skills in the pertinent academic area.
  4. Gifted students will develop advanced communication skills. Curriculum for gifted students should encourage the use of new techniques, materials, and formats in the development of products that will be shared with real audiences.
  5. Gifted students will develop an understanding of self and how their unique characteristics may influence interactions with others.
 

Gifted Resource Websites

Publications

  1. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, Journal for Secondary Gifted Education, Gifted Child Today (http://www.prufrock.com/)
  2. Gifted Education International (http://www.worldgifted.org/)
Organizations & Centers
  1. The Gifted Child Development Center (http://www.gifteddevelopment.com/)
  2. National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) (http://www.nagc.org/)
  3. Georgia Association for Gifted Children (www.gagc.org)
  4. Buros Institute of Mental Measurement (www.unl.edu/buros)
  5. GT World (http://www.gtworld.org/)
  6. Center for Gifted Education at UCONN (http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/)
  7. Virginia Future Problem Solvers (http://www.vafps.org/)
 Talent Searches

1. Duke Talent Search (TIP) (http://www.tip.duke.edu/)
2. Rocky Mountain Talent Search (http://www.du.edu/education/ces/rmts.html)

Special Programs and Schools

  1. International Baccalaureate Organization (http://www.ibo.org/)
  2. Distance Learning Project (http://www.jhu.edu/gifted/math)

Materials

  1. Hands-On Equations (http://www.borenson.com/)
  2. Great Books Foundation (http://www.greatbooks.org/)
  3. Interact Simulations (http://www.interact-simulations.com/)
  4. Quiz Lab (http://www.funbrain.com/)
  5. DeBono Site (http://www.edwdebono.com/)