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

Illinois Association for Gifted Children

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

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Opportunities for Enrichment

Academic Programs

The Center for Gifted at National-Louis University

Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University

Duke University Talent Identification Program

Opportunities for Publication

Creative Kids

Activities and Websites for Kids

Cool Math 4 Kids: Games and activities for all ages

Aunty Math: Problem-solving challenges for elementary students

Figure This: Math Challenges for Families Word games for elementary kids

Games Magazine: Word, logic and number play for older students

Age of Puzzles: A treasury of spatial and logic puzzles

Clickmazes: A wide variety of mazes to solve online