"... a national educational program that provides high school biology and life science teachers access to their colleagues, scientists, and critical sources of new scientific information via the World Wide Web. The program was originally developed and launched by Genentech Inc., a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets human pharmaceuticals for significant unmet medical needs."
"The Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students, serves as an advocate for this special population. For over 15 years, we have provided a forum for ideas and interventions aimed at helping these twice-exceptional students reach their full and considerable potential. With members worldwide, we use our newsletter, position papers, bibliographies, resource directory and annual and regional conferences to further these educational goals."
AletaToki is an organization dedicated to the identification and development of gifted youth. Considered participants typically score in the 99th percentile on IQ and achievement tests, have been state-identified as gifted students and/or have been recognized for remarkable contributions in their social/academic communities. Each year, fifty students from each state are selected to apply for publication in a collection of essays. (Application is by invitation only). Teachers/parents are encouraged to submit nominations. AletaToki also sponsors an annual writing contest, which is open to the public.
American Mensa, Ltd.
"A number of people are involved in making this one of the most, informative sites on the topic of gifted children. Currently, pages for the testing and admission of children up to the age of 18 are available for review. Parent and teacher resources are also listed. As a dynamic part of the American Mensa Web site, new additions and updates to the information listed below will be scheduled regularly. American Mensa is here to serve as a source of information for parents, educators, and gifted children."
Art Snyder's Gifted Education Internet Resources
Art Snyder's collected listing of GT internet resources. (Revised April 2016).
Ask for Kids
"Ask Jeeves for Kids allows you to ask a question in plain English and, after interacting with you to confirm the question, takes you to one and only one web site that answers your question." Sites to answer questions are researched and selected by the Ask Jeeves staff.
"A question answering service...to provide people with the fastest, easiest way to answer questions online...no navigation trees...no Boolean strings...no more searches resulting in 24,764 matches..."
BUROS Institute Test Reviews Online
Center for Creative Learning
The Center for Creative Learning offers a variety of publications, training programs, information support, and consulting services on creativity, Creative Problem Solving, talent development, and learning styles.
Center for Gifted Education
"The Center for Gifted Education, under the direction of Professor Joyce VanTassel-Baska, has been in operation at the College of William and Mary since 1987. It has enjoyed a rich history of involvement with state and national audiences of gifted children, their parents and their schools. It represents a national model for a synergistic response to the need for better collaboration between schools of education and K-12 education. At the same time the Center remains grounded in the core endeavors of teaching, research, and scholarship. The Center for Gifted Education is a learning community that values and fosters the talent development process of individuals over the life span. It responds to their intellectual and socio-emotional needs in order to foster the development of the whole person. The Center nurtures exceptional ability in academic, moral and ethical, and aesthetic domains through interdisciplinary inquiry and excellence of education." (from the website).
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