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~Articles, Tips, Resources, & General Information~

http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/parents/parentws.html

Summer Camps:

https://www.tynker.com/summer-camps/

 http://www.njcampfairs.com/

http://www.nationalparks.org/ook/every-kid-in-a-park  FREE PASSES for every 4th grader!

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Characteristics of 'Gifted' Children - Not necessarily the 'best' students!

http://giftedkids.about.com/od/gifted101/a/giftedtraits.htm

48 Links for the parents of gifted children:

http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/50-essential-links-for-the-parents-of-gifted-children/

Eight Things the World Must Understand About Gifted Children

http://crushingtallpoppies.com/2013/11/25/8-things-the-world-must-understand-about-gifted-children/

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Gifted Girls:  http://www.eventscribe.com/2014/nagc/assets/handouts/120285a.pdf

Gifted Boys:  http://http://www.eventscribe.com/2014/nagc/assets/handouts/120285b.pdf

Giftedness Defined

http://www.nsgt.org/giftedness-defined/

The "Downside" of Parenting:

http://www.handsfreemama.com/2013/05/22/the-important-thing-about-yelling/

What to Say Instead of Praise:

http://bit.ly/270BzF0

http://huff.to/1WeERRO

Lego launches social network for kids:

https://www.fastcodesign.com/3067693/lego-launches-a-social-network-for-kids-too-young-for-facebook  

Overexcitabilities, and Asynchronicity, and Perfectionism! Oh, My!

http://www.giftedunschooling.com/overexcitabilities/ 

Emotional Issues:

Gifted children can often be described as 'intense.' Their social and emotional interactions and reactions are often more intense than a typical child.  Read on:

http://www.giftedchildsociety.com/articles.php#emotion

Byrdseed: GT for Parents and Teachers:

http://www.byrdseed.com/11-lists-of-characteristics-of-gifted-students/

http://www.byrdseed.com/

Boston Globe: The Poor Neglected Gifted Child: 

http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2014/03/15/the-poor-neglected-gifted-child/rJpv8G4oeawWBBvXVtZyFM/story.html?s_campaign=8315

Art DOES make one smarter!

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/24/opinion/sunday/art-makes-you-smart.html

The Physical Act of Writing:  

http://twowritingteachers.wordpress.com/2014/11/17/thewritingpart/

The top 100 picture books for kids:

http://www.slj.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/SLJ_Fuse8_Top100_Picture.pdf

Book Lists for Talented Readers:

http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/SEMR/booklist%20index2.html

The top 100 children's books of the last 100 years:

http://www.slj.com/2013/09/books-media/nypl-unveils-list-of-100-top-childrens-books-of-the-last-100-years/

Books for boys:

http://www.booksforboys.com/

Not just for girls:

http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/

This just may be: A site encouraging girls into STEM through toys:

http://www.goldieblox.com/

Why it's Crucial to Get More Girls into Science!

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/11/141107-gender-studies-women-scientific-research-feminist/

Forbes: Buy Kids Legos, But Throw Away the Instructions!

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ciocentral/2012/01/27/parents-buy-kids-legos-but-throw-away-the-instructions/

This 14 year old kid is a Lego genius!

http://gizmodo.com/5950663/this-14+year+old-kid-is-a-lego-genius

Developing Your Child's Critical Thinking Skills - See my Coding page

http://www.readability.com/articles/retk8inc

Critical Thinking Activities

http://www.ehow.com/info_8146790_critical-thinking-activities-elementary-child.html

Gifted Students Have Special Needs, Too! 

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/12/gifted-students-have-special-needs-too/266544/

Emphasizing Effort

http://smartblogs.com/education/2012/11/21/inscribed-upon-my-wrist-emphasizing-effort-empower-learning-kevin-washburn/

The "Worry Monster:"  What Type of Anxiety Does Your Child Have?     

http://santamonica.patch.com/groups/dr-dan-peters-parenting-blog/p/what-type-of-anxiety-might-your-child-be-experiencing

12 Lessons About Gifted Kids from Matilda

http://educationaladvancement.wordpress.com/2013/09/11/12-lessons-about-gifted-kids-from-matilda/

Interesting Reading:  Forbes Magazine--What You REALLY Need to Succeed!

http://www.forbes.com/sites/keldjensen/2012/04/12/intelligence-is-overrated-what-you-really-need-to-succeed/

CNN blog: Schools of Thought

http://schoolsofthought.blogs.cnn.com/category/gifted-education/

Underachievement of Gifted Students

http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/underachieving_gifted.html

http://www.aegus1.org/

Lack of Funding Leaves G&T Students at the Mercy of Schools

http://bit.ly/yLCDXH

Gifted Students Get Left Out of Funding (audio)

http://nj1015.com/njs-gifted-students-getting-left-out-of-funding-audio/

Meet the Young Scientist Winners!

http://youngscientistchallenge.com/12challenge/student-bios.html

Great Educational Apps for Kids

http://www.technapex.com/2012/11/5-great-educational-apps-for-kids/

NY Times Notable Children's Books of 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/books/review/notable-childrens-books-of-2012.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1354307247-ERUOyvcqcSotgIBoBQ14mA

Lot's o' Links in One Place

http://cybraryman.com/gifted2.html#parenting

TOYS for GT Kids

http://giftedkids.about.com/od/booksandtoys/tp/top_ten_toys.htm

Reading List for Gifted Kids of All Ages (older page)

http://vcbconsulting.com/gtworld/gtbook.htm

A Different Place

http://www.adifferentplace.org/parents.htm

Titled as a "For Kids Site" but....Many Links for Young Gifted Learners

http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/young_kids.htm

Educational Information & Resource Center

http://www.eirc.org/

Smart Girls at the Party!

http://www.smartgirlsattheparty.com/

Helping Your Child Become a Better Writer

http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/learn2write.html

Online Games for Gifted Kids

http://www.gameyum.com/other-education-games/70813-online-games-for-gifted-children/

Art Education

http://artinaction.org/w/signup3?gclid=CJjMh9DNo7sCFawRMwoddDAAqA

Food for Thought:  

"On Being Gifted"  (YouTube)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVQBXr2l8Zs

"I Am Gifted" (YouTube)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Omx_iLtMjZA

Myers-Briggs Interest-alyzer Tests: Find out more about what kind of learner YOU are! 

http://similarminds.com/cgi-bin/newmb.pl

http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp

Type III Projects: A GUIDE FOR HELPING STUDENTS BECOME BETTER CREATORS, DECISION MAKERS, PLANNERS, PREDICTORS, AND COMMUNICATORS 

http://www.dcs.edu/webpages/cjustice/files/talentsfortypeiiis.pdf

~CONFERENCE TIME~

"Gifted Children:  Nurturing Genious"

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/attention-training/201007/gifted-children-nurturing-genius-part-one

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/attention-training/201007/gifted-children-nurturing-genius-part-two-0

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/attention-training/201007/gifted-children-nurturing-genius-part-three-0

http://giftedkids.about.com/od/nurturinggiftsandtalents/tp/simplenurture.htm

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Gifts for the Gifted:  My Recommendations

http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/ 

http://www.makershed.com/collections/beginner 

http://www.amightygirl.com/holiday-guide/2014?age_range_filter=4

http://www.amightygirl.com/holiday-guide

http://www.mindware.com/

https://www.fatbraintoys.com/

http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/smart_toys.htm

http://frugalfun4boys.com/2014/11/30/gifts-make-for-boys/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/05/christmas-gifts-for-girls_n_6263778.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/gifted_apps.htm          All the apps you could ever hope to find for many of your devices