Educator Resources

Specific Resources

Characteristics of Gifted Children:

Social/Emotional Needs of Gifted Children:

Gifted Education:


Helpful Websites

Here are several additional websites that I find to be valuable. If you find other sites to share, please email me so I can add them. Thanks!

  • New Jersey Association for Gifted Children
    • Mission: The New Jersey Association for Gifted Children will promote excellence and leadership in gifted education through appropriate programs, resource networks and community advocacy.
    • NJAGC offers an excellent annual conference in March/April, which includes sessions on gifted education, advocacy, and social/emotional characteristics.
  • Gifted Child Society
    • The Gifted Child Society is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1957 by parents of New Jersey to further the cause of gifted children.
    • GCS has provided 100 fellowships for NJ teachers to attend Confratute at NEAG/UConn.
  • Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
    • Hoagies' Gifted Education Page is the comprehensive resource for education of gifted children, for parents, for teachers, for administrators and other educators, counselors and psychologists, and even for the gifted kids themselves.
  • Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
    • SENG is dedicated to fostering environments in which gifted adults and children, in all their diversity, understand and accept themselves and are understood, valued, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, workplaces and communities.
  • Uniquely Gifted
    • This site addresses the needs of students who are twice-exceptional, that is, intellectually gifted children with special needs such as AD/HD, learning disabilities, Asperger Syndrome, etc.
  • Prufrock Press
    • Prufrock Press offers award-winning products focused on gifted education, gifted children, and advanced academic education.
  • Mindware
    • Brainy toys for kids of all ages
  •  Center for Talented Youth
    • Since 1979, the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University has focused on the needs of students with exceptionally high academic abilities.
  • Summer Institute for the Gifted
    • Summer Institute for the Gifted offers summer courses in a college setting (day programs as well as overnight) for gifted students aged 4-18.