A FOR PARENTS: GETTING TO KNOW & HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR

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FOR PARENTS:
GETTING TO KNOW & HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR
GIFTED AND TALENTED YOUTH
Greetings Parents! I have created a
for you to use Inquiry Based Learning (like your student in
my class) to learn more about your Gifted and Talented Youth and some resources that may be helpful. There
are
!
1.
What is a
?
Click to learn.
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/webquests/
2.
Explain to me how Inquiry Based Learning is
from a traditional classroom learning.
: Click to learn.
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/inquiry/index_sub1.html
3. The following websites are recommended resources for information on serving the needs of gifted and
talented children.
Choose 3 that appeal to you to
more about characteristics of Gifted and
Talented Youth. If you would like to click and learn on them all, please do!
National Association for Gifted Children
http://www.nagc.org
Davidson Institute for Talent Development
http://www.davidsongifted.org
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
http://www.sengifted.org
Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/
Virginia Department of Education
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/gifted_ed/faq.shtml
Loudoun County Gifted Education Home Page
http://www.lcps.org/Page/617
4.
Parents can click and download a Free Parenting Guidebook (s)
These extensive guides written by the Davidson Institute professionals have been specially designed to
assist families in finding the most appropriate educational setting for their exceptionally bright child.
These guidebooks can be downloaded at no cost.
: Click on 1 on the next page that interests you and download for free if you choose.
Advocacy - Advocating for Exceptionally Gifted Young People: A Guidebook
Early College - Considering the Options: A Guidebook for Investigating Early College
Entrance
Giving Back - Giving Back: A Guidebook for Volunteerism and Community Service
Gap Year - Considering Your Options: A Guidebook for Investigating Gap Year
Opportunities
Mentorships - Mentoring Guidebook
http://www.davidsongifted.org/youngscholars/Article/Davidson_Young_Scholars___Guidebooks_375.aspx
5. Resources for
from the National Association of Gifted Children
Click on topics that interest you to help support your Gifted Youth at home and
in school.
http://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources-parents
Thank You Parents for Participating in
my
! Please email me at any
time to keep the communication lines
open so we can work together to make
this a successful school year in
Spectrum.
Sincerely,
[email protected]
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