For Parents & Educators

Here are some of our favorite resources. Tell us about your favorites!

 

Great Reads

Some of My Best Friends Are Books: Guiding Gifted Readers (3rd Edition)

Growing Up Gifted: Developing the Potential of Children at School and at Home (8th Edition)

Understanding Creativity

Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope With Explosive Feelings

The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids: How to Understand, Live With, and Stick Up for Your Gifted Child

A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children

Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic

 

Awesome Articles

Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning

How to Trigger Students’ Inquiry Through Projects

The Challenges and Realities of Inquiry-Based Learning

 

Websites

SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)

Hoagies 
  

 

Curriculum & Educational Materials

Differentiated Curriculum Kit for Grade 4 – Systems

Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician’s Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

Prealgebra, the Art of Problem Solving 

Splash!: Modeling and Measurement Applications for Young Learners (A Mathematics Unit for High-Ability Learners in Grades K-1) (William & Mary Units)

Spatial Reasoning: A Mathematics Unit for High-Ability Learners in Grades 2-4 (William & Mary Units)

Invitation to Invent: A Third-Grade Physical Science Unit (William & Mary Units)

Beyond Base Ten: A Mathematics Unit for High-Ability Learners in Grades 3-6 (William & Mary Units)

Differentiated Projects for Gifted Students: 150 Ready-to-Use Independent Studies

Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing Elementary Series Bundle, Lucy Calkins

Creative Drawing, Point and Line

 

Videos

 Diana Laufenberg’s TED Talk on the importance of Learning from Mistakes