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The gifts and talents of children and young adults provide exciting opportunities as well as challenges. Use the following materials to learn more about the gifted education.

Coming Soon: Learn how University of Toledo faculty and teacher education students are using technology with gifted children and young adults.


 
Professional Organizations, Standards, and Materials
 
 
Amercian Association for Gifted Children
http://www.aagc.org/index.html
The oldest advocacy organization for gifted children, AAGC produces newsletters and information for the gifted community.
 
Center for Evaluation of Gifted Children
http://www.a-gifted-child.com/
Information and resources for parents of gifted children and the professionals who empower them.
 
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
http://www.cec.sped.org/
Largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
http://www.nagc.org/
A non-profit organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences

National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT)
http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt.html
The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented is funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act. We are a nationwide cooperative of researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and other persons and groups that have a stake in developing the performance and potentials of young people from preschool through postsecondary levels.

 


 

Resources for Teachers

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/
Learn about resources for parents, educators, kids, and teens


Resources for Children and Young Adults

Destination ImagiNation
http://www.nagc.org/
A program for gifted children that promotes challenges and problem solving skills.

Odyssey of the Mind
http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/
Learn about the Odyssey of the Mind program.

 

 

Funding for this project was provided through a grant from Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) from the US Department of Education.
Principal Investigator
Dr. Berhane Teclehaimanot, Principal Investigator & Professor, College of Education
 

Created 2/03. Last Updated 4/13.