Parent Resources

Princeton Plasma Physics Lab Science on Saturday Lecture Series: Free and open to the public, no registration required, January - March. See the website for details.

The following list of resources comes from Help! My Child or Student has Great Potential! What do I do? (2014, Spring). News and Views: Newsletter of NEAG Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, University of Connecticut.

Help! My Child or Student has Great Potential! What do I do? 
(submitted by Cindy Gilson) 

Finding ways to support your child or student who is demonstrating advanced potential or skills in academic areas can be time consuming and sometimes frustrating. You might be wondering where to start. This information is here to help save you time and point you in the right direction. I hope you find it useful. 

Great website for purchasing informational books for parents and teachers: 

Great organizations to connect with other teachers, parents, and advocates for gifted children: 

A list of acceleration and enrichment resources on the internet: 
 University of Connecticut Mentor Connection offers a 3-week residential program for rising juniors and seniors: http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/mentor/ 
 Stanford University offers online course for elementary gifted students: http://epgy.stanford.edu
 John Hopkins CTY program: http://cty.jhu.edu/ 
 My friend’s son takes courses from http://www.thegreatcourses.com/. She said they have a lot of good video and audio selection, and many are directly downloadable from the site. 
 The Hoagies website has a lot of information on all topics related to gifted. The main website for online resources is: http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/investigations.htm 

The following websites might be of interest to you or your students: 
 Online Video Lessons: http://ed.ted.com 
 Enrichment Activities by Grade Level: http://www.internet4classrooms.com/k12links.htm 
 Science Explorations: http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/SegwayEd/ 
 Harvard at Home: http://athome.harvard.edu/ 
 Khan Academy Video Lessons Online: http://www.khanacademy.org/
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