Author:
Jamie Rumage
Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Case Study
Level:
Lower Primary, Upper Primary, Middle School, High School
Tags:
  • Ode-learning-new-collection
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English

    Talented and Gifted (TAG) Student Learning Resources

    Talented and Gifted (TAG) Student Learning Resources

    Overview

    Resource suggestions to explore and consider as a way to support talented and gifted students.

    Resource suggestions to explore and consider as a way to support talented and gifted students.

    All audiences (families, educators, students):

    Oregon Association for Talented and Gifted A list of hyperlinked resources to various organizations and learning opportunities on a national and state level. 

    National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Links to national and international resources, research, and topics of interest (instruction, social-emotional, academic, families, etc.). 

    Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented A list of hyperlinked resources (enrichment, research, learning opportunities) from vetted partners and organizations. 

    Kentucky Association For Gifted Education A hyperdoc of comprehensive K-12 resources specific to grade level, and area of specialization (critical thinking, creativity, leadership, visual arts, drama, dance, music, language arts, math, science, and social studies).

    Curriculum Compacting (NAGC) A written description based on research (audience: all educators and families).

    Hillsboro School District curated resources A hyperdoc of digital K-12 learning opportunities.

    GT Discover K-12 Gifted and talented resources and online courses curated in partnership with Maryland State Department of Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, and IDEALS Institute.

    Mensa for Kids At Home Learning Resources A list of links to online resources, organized by content area, to continue learning and engagement opportunities at home.

     

    Teachers K-12

    Curriculum Compacting (NAGC) A written description based on research.

    Curriculum Compacting (video) A short video describing the practice. 

    Mensa for Kids Lessons and activities organized by elementary, upper elementary, middle and high school for students to independently navigate. Links to TEDTalks and opportunities to connect.

    Mensa for Kids At Home Learning Resources A list of links to online resources, organized by content area, to continue learning and engagement opportunities at home.

    Khan Academy - Online courses organized by grade and content area. Courses offered PreK-12 are math with limited ELA. Courses offered for 6-12/9-12 include: science and engineering economics and finance, ACT/SAT prep, computing, arts and humanities.

    Extension Menus Provides a description of what extension menus are and how to use them in the classroom (often used as “in lieu of” core instruction, extends learning, and provides depth. Several examples are included in the link.

    Hillsboro School District curated resources A hyperdoc of digital K-12 learning.

    Kentucky Association For Gifted Education A hyperdoc of comprehensive K-12 resources specific to grade level, and area of specialization (critical thinking, creativity, leadership, visual arts, drama, dance, music, language arts, math, science, and social studies).

    Renzulli Learning - An online project based, personalized learning program. This program is free for the remainder of the school year. The initial design was to meet the academic needs of talented and gifted students; however, research shows benefits for all students including special education and English learners. 

    GT Discover K-12 Gifted and talented resources and online courses curated in partnership with Maryland State Department of Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, and IDEALS Institute.

    Imagineering in a Box (Disney and Khan Academy)Imagineering in a Box - K-12 free online program that offers 32 videos that address story development, design, math, physics and engineering. 

    Epic! K-12 Free online books through June 30, 2020.

     

    Secondary (Grades 6-12)

    Newsela Recommended for grades 3-12 Online content-based (science, social students, ELA) and current events from vetted published sources.

    Scholastic Recommended for grades K-12.

     

    Online reading and projects to engage reading (and thinking)

    Harvardx or edX Recommended for grades 6-12 (most often, 9-12) Free online classes through Harvard and other universities worldwide.

     

    Social-Emotional Resources

    NAGC Article “Supporting You Gifted Child During Covid-19”

    NAGC Article “Helping Your Child Manage Stress through Mindfulness”

    NAGC Article “Management of Anxiety Begins at Home”

    “Teacher, Interrupted: Leaning into Social-Emotional Learning Amid the COVID-19 Crisis” Psychologists from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence provide social and emotional learning evidence-based practices. 

    SENG - Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Articles, blogs, webinars, and continued learning opportunities.