Dispelling Some Myths about Gifted Students: A slide show about the characteristics of gifted children
GiftedKids.ie: The Characteristics of the Exceptionally Able Child - Is My Child "Gifted"?; Many other articles about gifted children available at this site
GT World: An on-line support community for gifted and talented individuals and those who support and nurture them
National Association for Gifted Children: An estimated 3,000,000 gifted children sit in classrooms across the U.S. today. Because learning styles and levels vary widely, the needs of "smart kids" are far too often overlooked in the logical quest to meet minimum standards. NAGC has worked to increase public awareness about these key questions and to affect positive change. Information about gifted education topics, downloads, and more!
Odyssey of the Mind An international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.
TAG: Talented and Gifted Information: ERIC Digests on Gifted and Talented Pre-K-Grade 12, Gifted Education Programming Standards, Skill Standards for Gifted and Talented Education, How Schools Hold Back America's Brightest Students Questions from Parents about Gifted Children
LessonPlanet: Gifted and Talented Lessons
Teachers at Random: Teachers at Random: For K-8 teachers; resource center packed with curriculum tools and aids
Teachnet: Lesson Plans, Power Tools, Sharing
Thinkquest Library: Over 7,000 websites created by students around the world who have participated in a ThinkQuest Competition. All areas of the curriculum are covered.
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123 Certificates.com: Free printable certificates, recognition awards, and blank certificates with matching incentives sheets and sticker charts; Choose a style; Fill in the name, and print.
Create a Timeline: Create a timeline; Generator can be used to make time lines of up to 9 events of your choice
Discovery Education Puzzle Maker: Choose a type of puzzle from a list, and make your own puzzle online for classroom or home use: Word Search, Criss-Cross, Double Puzzles, Fallen Phrases, Math Squares, Mazes, Letter Tiles, Cryptograms, Number Blocks, Hidden Message
Easy Test Maker: A free online test generator to help you create your tests. With Easy Test Maker you can create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions all on the same test. You can also insert instructions and divide your test into multiple sections
ePrintableCalendars.com: An easy to use website to view or print out calendars by month or year, and in various sizes.
Personal Education Press: Create free educational worksheets such as flashcards, game boards, and quizzes to print directly from your browser.
SchoolNotes.com: Create Notes for homework and class information and post them on the web in seconds using this free community service.
The Open Vault: Presented by public television station WGBH’s Media Library (MLA). It provides access to select video clips and interview transcripts drawn from WGBH program archive from 1968-1993.
Web Poster Wizard: Free tool that allows educators to create a lesson, worksheet, or class page and immediately publish it online. Teachers can also set up classes and assign projects to students. Students complete the assignments by creating their own online projects or reports. Teachers and students can even add images and links to their pages.
Wordsmyth Vocabulary List Maker: The Wordsmyth Vocabulary Quiz tool lets you quickly create a random-order list of vocabulary words and definitions. Once created, simply click reload in your browser to shuffle the quiz.
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