Parent Meeting Power Point: Parent Presentation
The Elementary Gifted Services Parent Presentation will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 6:30-8:00pm in the Edison Board Room.
GATEway: GATEway Website
Minnesota Council for Gifted Children: www.mcgt.net
Minnesota Educators of the Gifted and Talented: www.mnegt.org
The Minnesota Educators of the Gifted and Talented site is operated by a statewide association, with most members being gifted education teachers.
National Association for Gifted Children: The National Association for Gifted Children site is operated by a national association, with most members being gifted education teachers. www.nagc.org
The Hoagies Gifted site began as a mother's collection of links on gifted education and now includes content contributed by other readers. The articles linked to range from mediocre to excellent, and on the whole the Hoagies site includes many resources that are not to be missed. Much of the material on IQ testing on the site needs to be reconsidered in light of materials that are not available on the Web. http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/
Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth (MITY)
The Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth is an organization with a long history and a variety of programs, open to all interested Minnesota students in various age ranges. MITY (pronounced "mighty") offers both summer and weekend programs, which a generation of Minnesota students remember as some of their best social and academic experiences while growing up. http://www.mity.org/
The Gifted and Talented Education sub site is operated by the Minnesota Department of Education, as part of its academic excellence initiative. http://education.state.mn.us/mde/index.html
SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)
The SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) site is operated by a national association, with most members being parents of gifted children or childless gifted adults. http://www.sengifted.org/
The University of Connecticut is home to the Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development. Studies focusing on meeting the needs of gifted and talented youth have received national and international attention for over 40 years. The earliest research emphasized studies related to creativity, assessment, identification, programming, and evaluation. Several studies conducted by our research team are considered seminal research that guides the design and development of programs and services to meet the needs of gifted and talented students. The research team includes Dr. Joseph S. Renzulli, Dr. Sally M. Reis, Dr. Del Siegle, Dr. E. Jean Gubbins, Dr. M. Katherine Gavin, Dr. Catherine Little, Dr. Robin M. Schader, Dr. D. Betsy McCoach, and Dr. Tutita Casa. http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/