Movies

 A Beautiful Mind - PG 13  2001 ‧ Drama/Romance ‧ 2h 20m

 

Gifted  PG-13   2017 ‧ Drama/Comedy-drama ‧ 1h 41m

Books

Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Learner 

Websites

Understood.org  Learning and Attention Issues

 

National Association for Gifted Children  NAGC's mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research.   

Hoagies Gifted Education Page  Hoagies' Gifted Education Page, the all-things-gifted site, full of resources, articles, books and links to help and support parents, teachers, and gifted children alike.  Pick your path, and explore them all!

 World Council for Gited and Talented The mission of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children is to focus world attention on gifted and talented children and ensure the realization of their valuable potential to the benefit of humankind.  

National Society for the Gifted and Talented To advance the development of gifted, talented, and high potential youth, in the United States and abroad, through opportunities, advocacy, and exemplary programs and practices.  

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth The world leader in gifted education since 1979, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced pre-college students around the world.  

 Stanford Center for Exceptional Youth provides innovative personalized programs that help students become advanced learners in Mathematics and English

Northwestern Center for Talent  Development Programs and resources for academically talented students, their families and educators.

MensaTo qualify for Mensa, they scored in the top 2 percent of the general population on an accepted standardized intelligence test.  An estimated six million Americans are eligible for membership.

Academic Resources

 

Scholars Academy The Scholars Academy is a four-year public high school institution located in Conway, South Carolina at Coastal Carolina University. The school was established as part of Horry County Schools for gifted education in 2003

 

Duke Talent Pool  Duke TIP helps gifted students discover their abilities, explore new academic challenges, and celebrate their accomplishments.

 

Davidson Institute  The Davidson Young Scholars program provides FREE services designed to nurture the intellectual, social, emotional, and academic development of profoundly intelligent young people between the ages of 5 and 18 (students must be between the ages of 5 and 16 when applying).

Vocabulary:

 

Asynchronous Development. Asynchrony is the term used to describe the mismatch between cognitive, emotional, and physical development of gifted individuals. Gifted children often have significant variations within themselves and develop unevenly across skill levels.
GiftedChildren are gifted when their ability is significantly above the norm for their age.
Twice Exceptional: students who have exceptional ability in some academic areas and significant learning difficulties in other areas.  Sometimes this is abbreviated 2e
Smart versus Gifted: The gifted learner is the beyond the group. A bright child works hard to achieve; the gifted learner knows without working hard. ... She learns with ease and generates good ideas, yes, because she is very able--but it is the gifted learner who would, in fact, be the truer intellectual

 

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