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Articles of Interest

Are we Failing our Geniuses Time Magazine August 27, 2007

Low Achievers' Gains Outpace High Achievers' Gains Since NCLB Enacted[New!]

No Gifted Child Left Behind? Time Magazine September 24, 2007

Websites

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Developement (ASCD) Educational Leadership February 2008|Volume 65|Number 5                      "Teaching Students to Think" Follow this link for many must-read articles for parents and teachers

Academy of Achievement The Academy of Achievement brings students face-to-face with the extraordinary leaders, thinkers and                 pioneers who have shaped our world.

Advocacy   Recommended Readings on Educational Advocacy

Advocacy Partners From Surrounding Counties

    Broward County

    Citrus County

    Hernando County

    Pinellas County

Advocating for a Grade Skip: A Portfolio of Research

American Education Research Association

American Mensa

A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students

Belin-Blank Exceptional Student Talent Search BESTS

BLOGspot GACH, Inc. BLOG for you to post comments on current articles relating to gifted students/education

BrainSize Booksis dedicated to providing innovative educational materials that stimulate, exercise and excite young minds.

Bright Pennies: Brilliant Things for Bright Kids!

Buros Institute of Mental Measurements  Test reviews for all screening and IQ testing exams- fee involved

Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented[New!] (CAGT)

    STEM Report[New!] (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

Common Sense Media As a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, we exist to provide parents with trustworthy information to help manage their kids' media lives.

Carolyn Coil  has worked in the field of education for over 30 years as a teacher, training coordinator, project director, learning                 resources specialist, author and consultant.  Presented at FLAG Conference 2007

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Duke University's Talent Identification Program TiP

Duke Gifted Letter

Florida Citizens for Science [New!]Advocates for providing our children with the best education that modern scientific instruction can offer.

2005 FLDOE Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services Monitoring Report.                                                                                            It evaluates Hillsborough County School District's delivery of ESE services.  The discussion of gifted services in Hillsborough County begins                on page 33 of the report.

FLDOE Gifted Student EducationState Laws and Regulations

Florida Association for the Gifted

Florida's Gifted Eligibility Rule, 6A – 6.03019 Special Instructional Programs for Students Who Are Gifted

Florida Gifted Network our Gifted Lobbying Source for Florida

Florida VirtualSchool Online Learning

Free Spirit Publishing  Great books

Gifted Development Center Dr. Linda Silverman, Director

Gifted Education Program at the University of South Florida

Gifted Legislative Update

Gifted Thinkers  Great books and games

Great Potential Press, Inc. Books, DVD's & more

GT-Cybersource (from the Davidson Institute for Talent Development)

    Member Post "How We Formed a Tampa Advocacy Group in 3 Months"

HATS High Achieving Talented Students Program

Hillsborough County Schools:

Main SDHC page

Hillsborough County Public Schools K-12 Gifted Program page

Lauri Kirsch. Ed.D., Supervisor K-12 Gifted

Phone:  (813) 272-4966
Fax:  (813) 272-4515


MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent

901 E Kennedy Blvd
P.O. Box 3408
Tampa, Fl 33601 USA

Phone: (813)272-4000

School District of Hillsborough County Board of Education:

(813) 272-4045

School Board Members

Map of Board Member Districts

"Sound Off and be Heard" BLOG - "You have a voice...use it. Share information to help Hillsborough County school children..."  Ms. Griffin, School Board Member District 6 (Countywide) wants to know what you really think.

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page

Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Educational Program The Federal Gifted and Talented Law

List of Gifted Organizations

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

ODYSSEY OF THE MIND  The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests.

Pieces of Learning materials for differentiation in the classroom

Pinellas County Schools Gifted Program web site

Pine View School for the Gifted, Osprey, FL (Sarasota County)

Scobee Scholarship

Schoolwide Enrichment Model-Reading  (SEM-R)  Reading program at 20 Hillsborough County Schools

St. Pete Times Education BLOG

State Laws and Regulations concerning gifted education

TALENTED & GIFTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

The Gradebook  Gifted Education in Sights 10/23/07

Uniquely Gifted The Twice-Exceptional Gifted Learner

Usborne Books  Great books and games

USF Oracle Editorial Legislature should help gifted students 10/24/07

Books

Gifted Females, Gifted Males

Webb, Meckstroth and Tolan, “Guiding the Gifted Child:  A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers,” Great Potential Press, Inc., 1994.

Guthrie and Matthews, “The Trouble with Perfect:  How Parents Can Avoid the Overachievement Trap and Still Raise Successful Children,” Broadway Books, 2002.

Quart, “Hothouse Kids:  The Dilemma of the Gifted Child,” Penguin Group, 2006.

Sears and Sears, “The Successful Child:  What Parents Can Do to Help Kids Turn Out Well,” Little, Brown & Co., 2002.

 
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