Take a look at info from the GT Department of TISD
Link: TISD Parent Engagements
5/8 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Staff Development Center, Room 109
GT project-based learning opportunities are starting soon. Ever wonder why GT students investigate and work on project-based activities? Click here for some additional information from the National Society for the Gifted and Talented. This year, projects will be based on grade level identified Texas Performance and Standard Projects designed for GT students.
Are Gifted Children Born or Made?
- remembering that kids are still kids, no matter what their capabilities
- seek balance in the dynamics of raising a gifted child
- allow your kids to pursue their ideas and interests
- Don’t expect perfection from yourself or your child
7 Ways to Foster Creativity in Your Kids
TAGT - Overexcitabilities
Reading Lists For Our Gifted Readers and Additional Parent Resources:
Here are several sources for reading lists that are appropriate for our gifted students and our very high readers. You will still want to look through the lists carefully for books that are appropriate for your child because you know your child the best.
Parents of gifted and talented children are faced with many unusual challenges. With many of our children very early readers, the question is often asked "What books are good for my 4 or 5 year old who's already reading chapter books?" or "My fourth grader would rather read adult books, but I'm not comfortable with the topics. Help?" These lists are a summary of the reading recommendations from members of our GT-Families mailing list - parents and children - to answer these tricky reading list questions for our gifted children.
These are time-tested books for gifted young children and students in elementary and middle school.
To encourage the joy of reading, the Foundation has developed the Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Program. Earn a commemorative certificate in recognition of your outstanding achievement and get an Excellence in Reading T-shirt, too!
A reading list for the parent of the gifted child provided by Kyrene School District in Tempe, Arizona.
NAGC works to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research.
NSGT's mission is to advance the development of gifted, talented, and high potential youth, in the United States and abroad, through opportunities, advocacy, and exemplary programs and practices.
The mission of NSGT is to advance the development of gifted, talented, and high-potential youth, in the United States and abroad, through opportunities, advocacy, and exemplary programs and practices.
SENG is a nonprofit network of people who guide gifted, talented, and twice-exceptional individuals to reach their goals intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.
TAGT connects and empowers educators and parents to meet the unique needs of gifted and talented students from every cultural background who see the world in unique ways and are developing minds that just might discover innovative answers to the most challenging questions of their generation.