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Gifted Education  - Parent Resources

Gifted 101 Parent Class: 
Gilbert Public Schools Gifted/ALP Department is offering a Gifted 101 Parent Class. This introductory class will examine what it means to be gifted, the three areas of giftedness and characteristics of a gifted child. Resources for parents will also be provided.

Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Time: 5:30-6:30 P.M.

Location: Community Education Building (Power and Guadalupe Road, South East corner).

   *This class is a repeat from last year and is intended for parents of newly qualified gifted students or those who did not attend this class last year.


Summer (2014) Programs for Children:
            Smart Minds Summer Academy
            Mad Science Camps: 
            iD Tech Summer Camps in AZ
            Arizona Chess Central 
            ASU Gammage Camp Broadway:

Parent Newsletters: 
2013-14 school year: 
2012-2013 school year: 
             THE GIFTED CHILD: A GUIDE FOR FAMILIES, trifold- Guide For Families

General Information:

I Am Gifted (video):

Top Ten Myths in Gifted Education (video):

NAGT (National Association of Gifted and Talented) Recommendation- Games for Gifted Learners:
       List of Games
Web Resources:
      Gifted Advocacy/Resource Group:
      National Association for Gifted Children 
      SENG Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
   Parenting Gifted Children     
      National Research Center on Gifted & Talented  at the University of Connecticut
      U.S. Department of Education
      Davidson Institute for Talent Development 
      Future Problem Solving Program 

Suggested Readings: 

Gifted Presentation to the Governing Board  
Powerpoint Presentation
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