Resources

The following articles may be helpful for parents, educators, or both! We will be adding more as our research expands.

For Parents

Is My Child Gifted?

Ever wonder if you have a gifted child? Check out this article to get more information on what it means to be gifted and information on testing and assessments for children that may be gifted.

What is Giftedness

There are so many definitions of “giftedness” it can become confusing. Check out this  article to get a simple definition and explanation of what giftedness means. The article comes from the National Association for Gifted Children. This is an incredibly helpful website with answers to many of the questions you may have, as well as links to a number of other helpful resources.

Nine Challenges Facing Gifted Children and How You Can Help

Having a gifted child is an incredible blessing, but can come with some challenges. 

Here is an article discussing nine challenges that your gifted child could be dealing with and the ways in which you can help them overcome these challenges.

For Parents & Educators

Gifted Kids at Risk: Who’s Listening?

*Warning: Mention of murder and suicide* Gifted children, like others, can struggle with emotional difficulties. This article gives an inside look into some of these difficulties and what actions adults can take to help gifted kids.

Gifted Traits and Characteristics

Want to learn more about giftedness? Check out this article by the Davidson Institute to get a better understanding of giftedness and gifted traits and common characteristics.

Supporting Gifted, At-Risk Students

Gifted children are often overlooked because of their intelligence. Many think since they have good grades they are doing well. Unfortunately, this isn’t always true. Check out this article about how to support gifted, at-risk students. This article is written from the perspective of a teacher and mother of a gifted student.

How Talented Low-Income Kids are Left Behind

Gifted children play a critical role in our society as they grow up to be adults who have the potential to make important contributions to our society. But, what happens to these gifted children when they do not receive the support necessary to become successful? Check out this article on gifted education to learn more about the gifted education gap and the importance of investing in our intellectually gifted children.

Advocate for Gifted Children

Intellectually gifted children need the support of adults to achieve their full potential. Check out this article about how to be an advocate for these children. The article comes from the National Association for Gifted Children. This is an incredibly helpful website with answers to many of the questions you may have, as well as links to a number of other helpful resources

For Educators

Supports for Low Income Gifted and Talented Students

Are you a teacher with a desire to help gifted, low-income children? Check out this article that explains six research-based strategies that can be put in place to support and challenge these children in the classroom.

Additional Resources

National Association for Gifted Children

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