State Approved Resources


Great Web resources for Kids


   Ask Jeeves for Kidswww.ajkids.com A great question-based search engine for students.

The Oklahoma Chess Association – http://www.ochess.org and http://www.okschess.org   This site has the rules, clubs, and tournaments.

 Discovery Channelwww.discovery.com A great place to explore and find out exciting info. on many subjects!

 Fun Brainwww.funbrain.com Have fun with a weekly quiz of current events and much more!

 Kid’s Placewww.eduplace.com/kids/index.html Games and activities for math, reading, language arts, social studies, and more!

 The Amazing Picture Machine – http://www.ncrtec.org/picture.htm Find cool pictures to add to your web page, reports, or posters.

 The Mintwww.themint.org With games about budgeting, interest rates, savings, and spending, this site helps students gain a better understanding of economics and personal finance.

 Yahooligans www.yahooligans.com For help in discovering interesting facts for research or just for interest, as well as games, puzzles, jokes, and more.

 NASAwww.nasa.gov Have fun exploring and discovering

 Space Placewww.spaceplace.nasa.gov Check out games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.

Great Resources for Parents


   The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide (Ages 10 & under) by Judy Galbraith
Addresses questions about why children think and learn the way they do. What does “gifted” mean? Who gets into gifted programs and how? Why do other kids tease them about being smart and what can they do about it? How can they make school more challenging and interesting? And other questions for children under 10 years of age that are gifted and talented. The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide (A Teen Handbook) by Judy Galbraith and Jim Delisle
For teenagers that are gifted and talented, this is the ultimate guide to surviving and thriving in a world that doesn’t always value, support, or understand high ability. Step-by-step strategies, practical how-to’s, and inspiring quotations, featuring insightful essays contributed by gifted young people and adults.

 

   Hoagies Gifted Education Page: Parentswww.hoagiesgifted.org/parents.htm
Find the latest research and experiences on parenting and educating gifted children, plus great Internet and print resources to be found on every aspect of giftedness.

 KidSource Online – www.kidsource.com/kidsource/pages/ed.gifted.html
These articles and digests provide ideas, guidance and activities for both parents and educators of gifted students.

 National Association For Gifted Children: Parent Information – www.nagc.org The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

 Parenting for High Potential – www.nagc.org Selected articles from NAGC’s parent magazine.

 Resources for Parents of Gifted Children – www.childdevelopmentinfo.com/learning/gifted_children.shtml

 American MENSAwww.us.mensa.org An organization open to anyone who scores in the top two percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test.

 

Great Resources for Teachers


   Council for Exceptional Children: The Association for the Giftedwww.cectag.org
The Association for the Gifted (TAG) was organized as a division of The Council for Exceptional Children in 1958. TAG plays a major part in helping both professionals and parents work more effectively with one of our most precious resources: the gifted child.

 National Association for Gifted Childrenwww.nagc.org NAGC is an organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

 NEAG Center for Gifted Education and Talent Developmentwww.gifted.uconn.edu Housed at the University of Connecticut, the Neag Center also includes the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. Information and registration for Confratute is available.

 Oklahoma State Gifted & Talented Education http://www.ok.gov/sde/gifted-and-talented-education Specific criteria, objectives and standards for gifted programs mandated by the stated of Oklahoma.

 The College Boardwww.collegeboard.com The College Board manages the Advanced Placement Program, the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and CLEP. Opportunities for professional development are available.

 Federal Reserve – http://federalreserveeducation.org/FRED/?CFID=1015236&CFTOKEN=50920807 Connects you to all of the education resources available from the Federal Reserve.

 CogAT – This is the test given at Little Axe Elementary to identify specific academic abilities and giftedness. http://www.riversidepublishing.com/products/cogAT7/index.html

Resources collected & adapted by Tina O’Neal from Oklahoma State Dept. GT Resource page.

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