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Summer 2010 Programs
Online Learning Opportunities
- Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth, Distance Learning
Center offers challenging math tutorials for students K-12. New enrollments
starts each month.
Writing courses for grades 6-12 progress through 5
levels and include a preparation course for the AP English Language and
Composition exam taken in high school. Enrollment is
offered in January, February, June, September and October.
Stanford EPGY (Educational Program for Gifted
Youth) provides distance learning for highly capable students from
kindergarten to advanced high school students. The math
courses offer a complete mathematics curriculum at the elementary and middle
school level. Writing courses begin with grade four
providing essay writing skills and introduction to literary analysis and
progress through high school. Enrollment for most
courses begins on the first day of each month.
Resources for Parents of Gifted Children
Hoagie’s Gifted Education Page is a website
with a variety of resources for parents including listings of additional online
learning programs, book recommendations on topics relating to raising gifted
a variety of articles on subjects such as gender issues,
educational theories, and children with special needs.
Families of the Talented and Gifted (TAG) is a
website devoted to gifted students. It offers resources and
interesting articles on a variety of topics.
The California Association for the Gifted
sends members a wealth of information about summer schools opportunities
nationwide as well as books for parents and other GATE information.
Uniquely gifted is a website hosted by Meredith
Warshaw for families of "twice exceptional" children - gifted children who also
have special learning challenges or diabilities.
The Davidson Institute for Talent Development serves
profoundly gifted children and their families and educators. They have a rich
online library called "GT-CyberSource." From the Institute's home page, follow
the Parents or Educators link, then click on GT-CyberSource.
The National Association for Gifted Children
also offers a parenting magazine for developing your child’s gifts and talents
as well as other opportunities.