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Parent Inquiries: 

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The Massachusetts Association for Gifted Education (MAGE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of parents, educators, and other members. Your donations are tax deductible. MAGE is the Massachusetts affiliate of the National Association for Gifted Children.  

FOR EDUCATORS

Myths about Gifted Students

Defining Giftedness

Books
  • A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America's Brightest Students, The Templeton National Report on Acceleration

  • A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America's Brightest Students, Edited by Assouline, Colangelo, Van Tasset-Baska, Lupkowski-Shoplik 

  • Alternative Assessments with Gifted and Talented Students, Edited by Joyce Van Tassel-Baska

  • Being Gifted in School: An Introduction to Development, Guidance, and Teaching, by Coleman and Cross

  • Being Smart about Gifted Children: A Guidebook for Parents and Educators, by Matthews and FosterBest Best Practices in Gifted Education: An Evidence-Based Guide, by Robinson, Shore, and Enersen

  • Bright not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism Why Twice-Exceptional Children are Stuck and How to Help Them, by Kennedy & Banks, with Temple Grandin

  • Compacting the Curriculum, by Burns, Renzulli, and Reis

  • Comprehensive Curriculum for Gifted Learners by Joyce Van Tassel-Baska

  • Conceptions of Giftedness, Edited by Sternberg and Davidson

  • Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says, Edited by Plucker & Callahan

  • Different Minds: Gifted Children with ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, & other Learning Deficits, by Deirdre V. Lovecky

  • Failing our Brightest Kids: The Global Challenge of Educating High Ability Students, Finn and Wright

  • Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers, by Webb, Meckstroth, and Tolan

  • Handbook of Gifted Education, by Colangelo and Davis

  • Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs, Edited by Joseph Renzulli

  • Independent Study for Gifted Learners by Johnsen and Goree

  • Nature and Nurture of Giftedness: A New Framework for Understanding Gifted Education, by Yun Dai

  • Recruiting & Retaining Culturally Different Students in Gifted Education, by Donna Y. Ford

  • The Schoolwide Enrichment Model, by Renzulli and Reis

  • The Social and Emotional Characteristics of Gifted Students, Tracy C. Missett

  • The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know?, Edited by Neihart, Reis, Robinson, and Moon

  • Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted: 30 Essays on Giftedness, Edited by SENG (sengifted.org)

  • To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled, by Susan Baum

  • Unlocking Emergent Talent: Supporting High Achievement of Low-income, High-Ability Students, by Olszewski-Kubilus and Clarenbach

 

Educational Strategies
 
Courses and Programs

Athena's Advanced Academy (online courses)

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP)

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY)

Learning Unlimited

MIT Educational Studies Program

MIT PRIMES: Program for Research in Mathematics, Engineering and Science for High School Students

Why Do We Need Gifted Education?

           

Presentations

Matching Student Learning Needs to School Opportunities From our 2017 MAGE Conference

 

Keynote by Susan Dulong Langley can be accessed at this site  https://sites.google.com/site/dirtdifferentiatedinstruction/home

 

How to Differentiate Curriculum for your high ability students by Colleen Carey

Empowering Parent-Teacher Relationships by Suzanne Fedorka and Carol Lach

 

NAGC WEBINARS - *For Members Only. You must be logged in for this link to work.

46 Webinars available from NAGC - Complete list and access​

Topics include: Classroom Practice, Parenting, Social-Emotional, and Underserved Populations

 

Ted Talk by Michelle Barmazelle, one of MAGE's board members 

Why Gifted May Not Be What You Think - Tedx Talk

   

Presentations from previous
MAGE Events   ​

Pamphlets

Testing

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Organizations with Additional Resources

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page​ 

  • A one-stop site for all things gifted.

National Association for Gifted Children 

Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)​ 

  • Extensive library of articles about the social and emotional needs of gifted people

Uniquely Gifted - Resources for Gifted/Special Needs Children

Twice Exceptional Students-Handbook compiled by the Montgomery County Schools in Maryland

Daimon Institute (P. Sue Jackson)

List of G/T Journals

PotPourri Civics Challenge 

  • Weekly civics challenge for students in grades 3-12​​

Conferences/Networks

American Mensa

Beyond IQ

  • Conference for Highly and Profoundly Gifted

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

National Association of Gifted Children annual convention

Hoagies' Gifted: Conferences

New England Conference on Gifted and Talented Education

Profoundly Gifted Retreat

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