|National Association for Gifted Children|
the past 50 years, the National Association for Gifted Children has
focused their resources to support the needs of 'high-potential
learners. Some useful links from the NAGC's site can be found below:|
What is Gifted?
Is My Child Gifted?
Why Do We Need Gifted Education?
Common Myths About Giftedness
Facts and Figures
|Wake County Public School System|
|Resources for WCPSS students and parents:|
Make the Grade:
Student Lessons for Continuous Learning, EOG and EOC Sample Items, and Elementary Math Support materials for parents.
NCDesk Practice Materials for 8th graders:
Click "Course Sites" tab
Type "NCDesk" in the search box (lower left)
If students have a Blackboard account, they can enroll
in this course and have full access to online activities. If they do
not have an account, they can still access versions of all of the
materials by clicking on the course name.
|Duke University: |
Talent Identification Program
|"The Duke University Talent Identification Program
is a global leader in identifying academically gifted students and
providing them with innovative programming to support their development."|
out their website for more information on summer programs, recognition
ceremonies, and other opportunities. Several Heritage MS students have
been honored at the recognition ceremonies for their SAT and ACT
Johns Hopkins University
|The following document provides parents with over three decades of research at the Center for Talented Youth (CTY) at Johns Hopkins University. |
North Carolina Association for the Gifted & Talented
|The NCAGT is an "organization of teachers, parents, other educators, and community leaders who
foster a better understanding of the needs and capabilities of
academically/intellectually gifted children." |
|Governor's School |
of North Carolina
A Summer Program...
- where students who are among the best and
brightest gather for the love
of learning and the joy of creativity
- where teachers and students form a community
while searching together for
answers to challenging questions
- where there are no grades or tests
- where a synergy of intellectual curiosity fuels
the exploration of the latest
ideas in various disciplines
NC Department of Public Instruction
|The NC Dept of Public Instruction provides Academics Services and Instructional Support (ASIS) to students who are Academically or Intellectually Gifted. |