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Using time wisely and participating in virtual meetings to expand your knowledge. Daisy is visiting with astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Linderburger on Austronaut Day, May 5, 2020 There are many social networking communities, Facebook pages, Twitter chats, online conferences and blogs that post information about G/T experiences, advocacy, research, homework struggles, advanced testing, emotional concerns, and other gifted issues. Some of these websites are hosted in conjunction with universities. Here are just a few ways to discover more knowledge:
Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT) - Our state association; holds parent and teacher conferences, publishes a magazine, offers scholarships and can answer questions concerning gifted education
Texas Education Agency – Advanced Academic Services - State gifted information available under Curriculum/Gifted and Talented
National Association for Gifted Children - A non-profit organization of teachers, administrators, parents, and professionals interested in promoting gifted education on a national level
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted - Fosters education and research to support the unique social and emotional needs of gifted individuals
College Board - Current information; can download practice exams
Acceleration Institute - A site to inform parents and educators of the research and practices concerning academic acceleration
Council for Exceptional Children - Largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
The Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students (AEGUS) - A forum for ideas and interventions aimed at helping twice-‐exceptional students reach their full potential
Mensa for Kids - Offers a newsletter for students, TED talks for kids on various topics, etc.
2e Newsletter - A newsletter with links to articles about gifted students who have learning disabilities, learning disorders, attention difficulties, or just plain learning differences.
Hoagies Gifted Education Page - Full of resources also on Twitter, Facebook
The Association for the Gifted - A division of the Council for Exceptional Children; Promotes scholarly research, and professional development; advocates for the ethnically or linguistically diverse, twice exceptional student, etc.
The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) - G/T seventh graders can take college entrance exams (the ACT or SAT) to identify their academic strengths; talent search for 4th -‐6th graders; summer studies for grades
Davidson Institute for Talent Development - Supports profoundly gifted young people and opportunities for development of talents.
John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth - The program identifies top academic students in grades two through eight and opportunities for participation in challenging educational programs through their tenth grade year.
Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) - An eight‐week online learning program specially designed for gifted and talented students; offerings for students 5‐17 years of age
College Admissions Services - Resources and information about college admissions including financial aid, scholarships, testing preparation, writing application essays, and the college admissions process
GiftedandTalented.com - On-line community offering information, tutoring, advice for parents, and courses
Center for Talent Development - Northwestern University's Gifted Learner Links offers individualized online courses for gifted students.
Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development - Sponsored by the University of Iowa; Conducts talent search and educational programs for gifted students.
Khan Academy - Great site for help or learning about calculus, art, history, chemistry, etc.
MENSA - The oldest and highest IQ‐society in the world has games, tests, etc. 38 National Society for Gifted and Talented - Offers support for gifted concerns and 3 week summer sessions for gifted students ages 5‐17 in some of the most prestigious campuses nationwide
World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - In odd number years it holds a world conference to focus attention on G/T children as having the potential to the benefit of humankind