Resources on the Web

These websites are intended to provide a starting point for parents who wish to learn more about giftedness and provide enrichment experiences for their children. By posting the information on this site, the district does not explicitly recommend any of the programs listed below.

Organizations for Parent Support and Advocacy

Follow the links below to learn about how these organizations support the academic, social and emotional needs of gifted children, their families and teachers.

National Association for Gifted Children
http://www.nagc.org

Illinois Association for Gifted Children
http://www.iagcgifted.org/

The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT)
at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia
Website

Davidson Institute for Talent Development
http://www.ditd.org/

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
http://www.sengifted.org/

Opportunities for Enrichment

Academic Programs
The Center for Gifted at National-Louis University
http://www.centerforgifted.org/

Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University
http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/

Duke University Talent Identification Program
http://www.tip.duke.edu/

Opportunities for Publication


Creative Kids
http://www.prufrock.com/client/client_pages/prufrock_jm_createkids.cfm

Activities and Websites for Kids

Cool Math 4 Kids: Games and activities for all ages
http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

Aunty Math: Problem-solving challenges for elementary students
http://www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/aunty/

Figure This: Math Challenges for Families
http://www.figurethis.org/index.html

Funbrain.com: Word games for elementary kids
http://www.funbrain.com/words.html

Games Magazine: Word, logic and number play for older students
http://www.gamesmagazine-online.com/

Age of Puzzles: A treasury of spatial and logic puzzles
http://www.ageofpuzzles.com/Puzzles/Puzzles.htm

Clickmazes: A wide variety of mazes to solve online
http://www.clickmazes.com/