Student and Parent Page

Enrichment Programs/Talent Searches/ Websites of Interest

www.nagc.org - National Association for Gifted Children

www.aagc.org - American Association for Gifted Children

www.tip.duke.edu - Duke University Talent Identification Program

www.ncagt.org - North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented

www.hoagiesgifted.org - Hoagies Gifted Education Page - This is a resource guide known as the "all things gifted page. It contains links to resources on nearly every aspect of gifted education available on the internet plus annotation, as well as activities for children and teens.

http://www.inventamerica.org/".

http://www.giftedstudy.com/

Governor's School of North Carolina

http://www.ncgovschool.org/


Miscellaneous

Booksfree - http://www.booksfree.com

Booksfree is a rental service where parents can obtain unlimited access to children's books. This is like Netflix for books! More than 28,000 children's books can be rented for a flat monthly fee. When a child is finished reading the books, just mail them back and the next books on your queue will be automatically mailed to you. Shipping is free both ways and there are no late fees.


Math Resources

Set and Quiddler Daily Puzzles - interactive games  for fun, perception, and challenge

http://www.setgame.com/ - this game is for all ages.

http://www.aaamath.com/  AAA Math features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts. A wide range of lessons (Kindergarten through Eighth grade level) enables learning or review to occur at each individual's current level. Try the lesson pages by clicking on one of the grades at the top or a topic area on the left side of the page.


Brain Teasers

 http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/brain_teasers.htm   - A collection of links from Hoagie's Gifted.

 http://www.mathgym.com.au/htdocs/logarc.htm - This site has a variety of games for all ages.

 

Games

http://www.theproblemsite.com/ - You can solve a variety of problems here.

http://www.kidspsych.org/space html - For ages 1-9 - tests short term memory.

http://www.enchantedmind.com/puzzles/pentamino/pentamino.html     This is an excellent exercise in visual spatial relationships and memory. Once you have accomplished it with the black squares in one place, then move the black square around and try again. This puzzle exercises the right brain very effectively.

For ages 1-9-  http://www.kidspsych.org/rotate.html

http://www.mrnussbaum.com/  - This site is filled with games that will give you practice in skills you're learning at school. They're fun, too!!

http://www.schooltimegames.com/ - SchoolTimeGames.com offers fun learning activities for students, ages 9 and up. There are a variety of engaging games, puzzles, and activities that are connected to major subject areas in today's school curriculum.

http://www.funbrain.com/ - A potpourri of educational games, etc. Try it - it's fun!

The Arts

Music and Musicians Database - http://www.laphil.com/philpedia/musicians-database.cfm

Brought to you by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, this site allows people to browse music by title or composer. One can search for biographies of composers, conductors, musical artists, or even Los Angeles Philharmonic musicians. When conducting a search by composer, it displays upcoming performance dates at Walt Disney Concert Hall featuring that person's pieces. Also included are audio samples of various musical works.

Willard Wigan Micro Sculptures - http://www.willard-wigan.com/default.aspx

Read about this artist who creates sculptures of such small proportions that you need a microscope to see them. Each piece typically sits within the eye of a needle or on a pinhead. As a creative outlet to deal with dyslexia at school, Willard started making minute pieces of art from the age of 5. This site features a gallery of his work, including replicas of the Statue of Liberty, Tutankhamen, and Marilyn Monroe.


 
                                                     

 
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