Useful Gifted Education Links - new additions marked with
Articles of Interest
Are we Failing our Geniuses Time Magazine August 27, 2007
No Gifted Child Left Behind? Time Magazine September 24, 2007
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
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.
Buros Institute of Mental Measurements Test reviews for all screening and IQ testing exams- fee involved
STEM Report (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
Duke University's Talent Identification Program TiP
Florida Citizens for Science 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'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 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:
Jacob K. Javits Gifted
and Talented Students Educational Program The Federal Gifted and
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
Pine View School for the Gifted, Osprey, FL (Sarasota County)
Schoolwide Enrichment Model-Reading (SEM-R) Reading program at 20 Hillsborough County Schools
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
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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