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The ABCs of Gifted

Practical Tools for Parents

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In school it all starts with the ABC's. Click Here for the "ABCs of Gifted" and learn more about high potential, giftedness, and talent development. Topic choices represent our most frequently asked questions from parents. 
Let our Web resources and publications for parents help you develop your child's gifts and talents.
Heading back to school? The NAGC Back to School Toolkit has great resources and expert advice. Click here. 42143
In the NAGC Bookstore
On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children by Tracy L. Cross, Ph.D.

undefinedBecome an NAGC Parent Member and start receiving  Parenting for High Potential  magazine. Plus, you will be a member of the NAGC Parent & Community Network. Parenting for High Potential is now published eight times each year! 

Connecting for High Potential is published quarterly in the NAGC member e-newsletter Compass Points. It provides advice and insight from the parent and teacher perspective. 

FREE Webinars  "Simple Steps to Strengthen Your Gifted Program with Social Media” with Ginger Lewman, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KS            Twitter bird

Looking for ways to energize your gifted education community? Learn how to select the right tools for the job and leverage those tools to grow and engage a positive, active community that thrives both online and in-person. Each 90-minute webinar consists of Twitter tutorials.

Twitter 101 : For the Brand-New User

This session will help participants who are brand-new to Twitter learn how to set up an account, send and reply to Tweets, follow others, and become familiar with other elements of Twitter. Most importantly, participants will see how creating a network can be a powerful advocacy tool for an experienced user.

Twitter 201 : Powering Up Your Network     
In this session, participants will power up their basic Twitter accounts to the next level by learning how to leverage hashtags, and participate in live Twitter chats.

eGuide coverE-guide now available: Starting and Sustaining a Parent Group to Support Gifted Children 
Click here to access 

Download the brochure on Starting and Sustaining a Parent Group to use at meetings.

Discover NAGC's unique product for parents!
 Mile Marker Series will guide you on every step of your journey to successfully supporting  your gifted child.

Summer Camps and Programs 

Timely Tools and Topics 

  • For advice on choosing a summer program, click here.

National Parenting Gifted Children Week 
July 15-21
Use this occasion to educate others about gifted children and gifted education

WOW - NAGC's Webinars on Wednesdays
Find out about current sessions 
here and access archived sessions in the NAGC Live Learning Center.

In Our Own Words
Cartoons and short verse from both children and their parents and teachers that shed light on a gifted child's experience in the classroom.  Click here 

Become an e-advocate for gifted ed
Find out how. 

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