Other resources for getting answers
Do you want to learn more about raising a gifted young person? Are you looking for teaching materials for the gifted? This list of resources will direct you to websites that offer information, support, and educational materials for parents and teachers of gifted youth.
The BrightKids Facebook Group is also available for parents and educators of gifted youth. Group members discuss issues related to educating and raising gifted youth and exchange information and resources.
The links below are provided as an informational resources and in no way indicate an endorsement of or any particular partnership with any organization. American Mensa is not responsible for the content of any of the linked sites; this includes updates to or availability of linked sites and the accuracy, reliability, or helpfulness of the information on these sites.
Learning about giftedness
- Council for Exceptional Children
- Davidson Institute for Talent Development
- ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education (Archive hosted by Hoagies’ Gifted Education)
- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
- Gifted Child Quarterly
- Gifted Development Center: assessment, counseling, consulting services and innovative materials in Denver
- Advanced Development Journal: A Journal on Adult Giftedness
- Hoagies’ Gifted Education
- NAGC, National Association for Gifted Children
- SENG: Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
- Talent Development Resources (excellent resource on giftedness and talent throughout the age span by Mensan Douglas Eby)
Gifted programs and classes
- Finding summer programs for gifted
- Northwestern's Center for Talent Development
- PG Retreat: an annual gathering organized by the families of profoundly gifted children
- Super Saturday
- University of MN, Institute of Technology, Center for Educational Programs
- Yunasa Camp
The special needs of the gifted
Materials for the gifted
- The Mensa Foundation’s Mensa for Kids website
- Excellent source for books and materials
- Math word problems
- MIT free online courseware
- Educational puzzles and games
- The Critical Thinking Co.