Links for Portland Parents of Talented and Gifted Children



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AAGC the American Association for Gifted children.  An advocacy and information organization located at Duke University


Byrdseed: A website and posts for educators of gifted students by educator Ian Byrd


Center for Talented Youth/ Johns Hopkins University: Provides information on programs for gifted students, the Johns Hopkins Talent Search and links to articles and resources. 


Council for Exceptional Children: Links to articles on Gifted Education, from the --Well organized and recommended. See also the homepage for the Council, below--


Davidson Institute for Talent Development


Digest of Gifted Research: from Duke University's TIP program:


Education Atlas offers a general guide to educational meta-sites and includes a section for gifted students


Educators of Gifted Children in British Columbia--

Introduction from the Tennessee TAG website provides well-organized basic information


"Gifted and Talented" list of articles on this topic from the U.K. mostly about or for British schools


GT World --  Homepage for a collection of specialised listservs such as GT-Special (see above)


The Hoagies Gifted Education Page -- a personal favorite and by far the largest and most comprehensive web resource..  You can link to the Hoagies Kids page from here or go directly to


National Association for Gifted Children:

See especially the NAGC Gifted Program Standards:


Parents for Public Schools offers Resources for Parents, a set of links to many national organizations such as the Association for School Administrators, the Small Schools Workshop, Education statistics, the P.T.A. and the National Alliance for Business


Public Education Network (PEN) Newsblast offers a website and signup for a weekly roundup of education news.

Particularly notable is their extensive listing of grants for students, educators and schools, updated every week at


"Search" is a search engine that searches only educational sites.


Talent Development Resources created by Douglas Eby, this is a series of websites and resources on talent development, creativity, multipotentiality, the arts, self-improvement and psychology with giftedness as a part of the mix.


World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, provides links to major sites worldwide.  It is especially strong on listings for professional journals on gifted education. 


Wrightslaw: Comprehensive website on legal issues for parents of Special Education and Twice-exceptional students



The Best of Gifted Challenges: By clinical psychologist Gail Post


The Gifted-Ed Guru an entertaining and informative blog by Christopher Taibbi hosted by Psychology Today


My Little Poppies by "Cait" a New Hampshire mother and school psychologist who is homeschooling her children. 


NAGC roundup of blog posts from the National Association for Gifted Children


Unwrapping the Gifted A thoughtful, entertaining and provocative blog by Gifted Education Specialist Tamara Fisher.  Check out the archives if you've missed some entries.

The Hoagies website offers "blog hops" --sampling blog entries on a different topic each month.  For the blog hop homepage go to