References For Parents

Recommended books from the National Association of Gifted Children

Parenting Gifted Children
Editors: Jennifer L. Jolly, Donald J. Treffinger, Tracy Ford Inman, Joan Franklin Smutny

The NAGC Mile Marker Series: Your Road Map for Supporting Gifted Children

The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook (4th ed.)
Judy Galbraith, Jim Delisle

Helping Gifted Kids Soar (2nd ed.)
Carol Strip Whitney, Gretchen Hirsch

Using the Next Generation Science Standards with Gifted and Advanced Learners
Joyce Van Tassel-Baska

 


Informational Websites

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

Hoagies:
http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/parents.htm

Davidson Institute of Talent Development:
http://www.davidsongifted.org/

 


Programs outside of the district for Gifted and Talented Students

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

Education Program for Gifted Youth – Stanford University:
http://epgy.stanford.edu/courses

Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science:
http://www.eimacs.com

Talent Identification Program (TIP) – Duke University:
http://www.tip.duke.edu

Gifted Education Resource Institute – Purdue University:
http://purdue.edu/geri

Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG):
http://giftedstudy.org

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY):
https://cty.jhu.edu/

Davidson Young Scholars Program for Profoundly Gifted Youth:
http://www.davidsongifted.org/Young-Scholars

Center for Gifted: Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity:
http://centerforgifted.org/

 


Summer Showcase (options for summer time continued learning)

Barrington Area Library
www.balibrary.org

Barrington Park District
www.barringtonparkdistrict.org/

College Nannies + Sitters + Tutors | Barrington and Schaumburg
www.collegenanniesandtutors.com/barringtonil
www.collegesitters.com
Main Phone:  847-305-2952

Eye Level Learning
www.eyelevellakezurich.com
Office: 847-726-9900
https://www.facebook.com/eyelevellakezurich/?fref=ts

Harper College
http://harpercollege.edu/youth
http://goforward.harpercollege.edu/ce/kids/index.php

Laura George Consulting, LLC
College Admissions Consultant, Essay Development Coach, and ACT/SAT Tutor
www.laurageorgeconsulting.com
laurageorgeconsulting@gmail.com
847-363-6780

Mathnasium of South Barrington
www.mathnasium.com/southbarrington
southbarrington@mathnasium.com

Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity / The Center for Gifted
www.centerforgifted.org/
info@centerforgifted.org

Northwestern University Center for Talent Development CTD)
Summer Program:  commuter and residential:  847/491-3782 ext. 2
www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program_type/summer-programs
Email to: summer@ctd.northwestern.edu

General website:
www.ctd.northwestern.edu
Email to: ctd@northwestern.edu

Gifted Learning Links:
www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program_type/online-programs
Email to: gll@northwestern.edu

Sylvan Learning
www.locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/lake-zurich-il
lakezurich.il@sylvanlearning.com