Gifted - High Ability related sites / blogs ......
From Talent Development Resources
Also see list of Highly Sensitive Sites
and the High Ability site
96 Essential Sites & Blogs for Gifted Homeschoolers - "Homeschooled children are often ahead of the academic pack when it comes to learning and retaining information. This means parents have to up the ante and provide their child with a challenge that will keep them engaged in homeschool work. These websites and blogs are aimed at gifted students and give parents ideas for lessons and field trips that will stimulate their gifted homeschooler."
A Nation Deceived : How Schools Hold Back Americaís Brightest Students
A Spectrum of Minds
AboutIntelligence "was formed to offer a unique reference point on understanding intelligence and how we can use it. Can we improve intelligence? Can you spot intelligence? What is artificial intelligence.."
And All That Jazz - A creativity researcher's take on the highs and lows of pop culture and the arts - by James C. Kaufman, Ph.D. [Psychology Today blog]
Attending to the Undervalued Self - "A fresh approach to those times when you doubt your own worth" - by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.
Beautiful Minds - Musings on Intelligence and Creativity in Society - by Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD [Psychology Today blog]
Post - "a non-profit web platform committed to sharing the very
best content on creativity."
Institute for Talent Development
Blog - "Weekly articles related to brain-based learning and
learning styles, problem-solving and creativity, kids, families, and
parenting, gifted and visual learners, dyslexia, attention deficit
disorders, autism, and more."
the Next Einstein - Why smart is relative, by Jonathan Wai, PhD.
(For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
Genius and Madness - From Elvis to Picasso and the thorny intersection of "madness" and creativity - by William Todd Schultz [Psychology Today blog]
Gifted Adult Forum
- "set up in response to enquiries received daily through the Gifted
& Creative Services Website from gifted adults living in countries
all over the world. The common themes in these enquiries has been the
search for information about giftedness in adults, support for the
exploration of individual giftedness and a peer group of like-minded
gifted people." - Facilitated by Lesley Sword, Director of Gifted &
Services Australia > Subscription
/ member fee may be waived for
those who would like
to participate and can't afford it - mention you learned of the forum
from this site : Talent Development
Information - multiple links to articles, sites etc
Gifted and Creative Services Australia Pty Ltd [site of Lesley Sword]
Gifted and Talented Teens [suite101.com]
Gifted Development Center - Institute for the Study of Advanced Development
Exchange "the blog about gifted children, schooling,
education news and changing American education for the better."
Gifted for Life - "about
empowering gifted adults like you to become everything you can be."
The Gifted Resource Center of New England
"We are an information service for parents and teachers of gifted
students and the service providers who cater for them."
gifteduniverse.com - "What kind of work environment is best suited to a gifted adult? No doubt there are many answers to that question but what characteristics do these jobs/work environments have in common? gifteduniverse.com is a platform to explore these questions: what does it mean to be a gifted adult?
- Kevin R. Johnson, M.A. - “developmental support for the gifted
The Gifted Way - "For and by gifted, talented and creative adults.... by Christopher J. Coulson, a gifted adult who works with other gifted adults."
Refuge The network site for Gifted teens
Ability - giftedness /
adult development topics
The Hoagies' Gifted
The Hollingworth Center for Highly
The Hypatia Society - "a group aiming to encourage multiple talents and geniuses within individuals..."
Self Discovery Program
Kent Cooke Foundation
- "to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full
potential through education. We focus in particular on scholarships for
outstanding individuals with financial need."
Van Kempen - "offers coaching and counselling to extra intelligent
and gifted adults in their career and work and in their development of
identity and excellence. Welcome to the English version of our Dutch
website! We aim to offer you insight and tools to discover more about
our concept of 'eXtra intelligence' or 'Xi' and to find out whether and
how it applies to you or to people that you know."
Laurel Springs School - accredited K-12 independent study program.. distance-learning environment
The MacArthur Foundation
MyGiftedLife.org "..was created when
the Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted site's forums
... This is not a high-IQ society or corporate entity. Our
to provide a place where people can provide fellowship, encouragement
and information to each other when needed. MGL is for gifted
and those involved in their lives, including parents, families and
friends. Educators, psychologists and other professionals are
as are others who may simply want information about giftedness."
Gifted Online Conferences / Gifted - OGTOC - "A place to join
together to meet, share, learn, and discuss issues pertaining to
giftedness and talent of all individuals regardless of race, age,
gender, economic status, and/or twice/thrice exceptionalities.If your
children did not come with instructions, then OGTOC will be a resource
you will find very beneficial."
Overexcitable "Why blog? Lofty aim: reduce prejudice against
gifted/high IQ people by daily exposure to one such individual. Humble
aim: stop annoying family and friends."
The PACE Center at Tufts
- "Traditionally, "abilities," "competencies," and "expertise" have
been viewed as separate and largely distinct constructs and research
areas within the broader field of psychology. In this traditional view,
the psychology of abilities studies people's largely innate
capabilities; the psychology of competencies studies skills people have
acquired; and the psychology of expertise studies the development and
structure of people's extraordinary mastery of skills. The PACE Center
at Tufts is dedicated to the idea that these three areas of psychology
are inextricably intertwined."
Raising Smart Girls - By "38 year old former scientist in the field of biotechnology... now stay at home mom... This blog is devoted to learning all I can about raising smart girls, about reaching out to other parents of children who may be experiencing selective mutism and to write about my thoughts."
The Research on Giftedness and Talent (RGT) Special Interest Group of the American Education Research Association - "deals with research studies that focus on how giftedness and talent are developed and nurtured."
Rocamora School Inc [Los
The Ryman Program for Young Artists
[Los Angeles, CA]
Society for Research in Adult
The Summer Institute for the Gifted
TAGFAM - talented and gifted individuals and their families
is a force, not a tool
- "This site is dedicated to the fulfillment of high-potential and the
application of talent psychology to individual and organizational
development." [Site of Mary-Elaine Jacobsen.]
The Theory of
Positive Disintegration by Kazimierz Dabrowski.
Creativity - Tapping into your everyday genius - by Mark Batey,
Ph.D. [Psychology Today blog]
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