These are a few online resources that I have found to be helpful to both teachers and parents.
The resource lists have become too long to maintain them all here. Click each heading to see the related list of links.
National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
- Advocacy group promoting best practices in gifted education and parenting
Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (PAGE)
- Pennsylvania affiliate of the NAGC. It is a varied group of parents, teachers, administrators, and other gifted education advocates with excellent resources and information
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)
- A group focusing on educating people about emotional, rather than academic, needs of gifted students.
Education Blogs by Discipline
- A growing list of blogs categorized by discipline. The special education category is particularly full of good listings.
EdTech Solutions: Teaching Every Student
- Articles about making the curriculum accessible to all learners and providing opportunities for struggling learners to demonstrate what they know using principles of universal design.
Keeping Kids First
- Excellent articles about how to keep students at the center of your planning and instruction. Many practical how-to suggestions as well.
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day
- A blog aimed at ELL/ESL/EFL teachers with many excellent activities and resources.
Byrdseed Gifted Lessons
- A blog with frequent activity ideas and differentiation resources. Geared towards gifted classrooms, but many ideas are adaptable to other needs as well.
Unwrapping the Gifted
- A blog by Tamara Fisher, a K-12 gifted specialist, sharing news and developments in the gifted education community and offering advice for teachers on working with gifted students
- A blog about gifted children, schooling, parenting, education news and changing American education for the better by Laura Vanderkam, co-author of Genius Denied: How to Stop Wasting Our Brightest Young Minds.