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  1. Organizations, programmes for gifted and talented by countries
  2. Conferences, events
  3. Multimedia
  4. University programmes for gifted
  5. Theories
  1. Organizations, programmes for gifted and talented by countries

EUROPE

Austria

Österreichisches Zentrum für Begabungsförderung und Begabtenforschung (ÖZBF):  www.begabtenzentrum.at

Finland

http://www.oph.fi/english

http://www.paivola.fi/

http://www.technologyacademy.fi/events/millennium-youth-camp/

http://www.myscience.fi/index.php?id=284

France

Association Française pour les Enfants Précoces
http://www.afep.asso.fr

Association Nationale Pour Les Enfants intellectuellement Précoces
http://www.anpeip.org

Germany

Begabungszetrum Bayern GbR
http://www.begabungszentrum-bayern.de/

Bildung und Begabung
http://www.bildung-und-begabung.de/

Landeskompetenzzentrum für Individuelle Förderung
www.lif-nrw.de

Niedersächsisches Institut für frühkindliche Bildung und Entwicklung (Nifbe), Forschungsstelle Begabungsförderung
www.nifbe.de

Deutsche Gesellschaft für das hochbegabte Kind
http://www.dghk.de

Internationales Centrum für Begabungsforschung
http://www.icbf.de

Hungary

http://www.tehetsegpont.hu/96-21953.php

http://www.tehetsegpont.hu/96-21956.php

http://geniuszportal.hu/content/international-horizons-talent-support-i

Ireland

http://www4.dcu.ie/ctyi/index.shtml

Netherlands

http://www.ru.nl/fsw/cbo

http://www.expertisecentrumnederlands.nl/

http://www.kpcgroep.nl/KPC-Groep.aspx

Switzerland

Swiss Gifted
www.swissgifted.ch

Association Suisse pour les Enfants Précoces
http://www.asep-suisse.org

fbk-Bern
http://www.fbk-bern.ch/home.html

CAS/MAS Integrative Begabungs- und Begabtenförderung
http://www.phz.ch/de/weiterbildung/cas/cas-integrative-begabungs-und-begabtenfoerderung

EHK Schweiz
http://www.ehk.ch

Netzwerk für Begabungsförderung
http://www.begabungsfoerderung.ch

Stiftung für hochbegabte Kinder
http://www.hochbegabt.ch

Schweizerische Studienstiftung
http://www.studienstiftung.ch

Symposium Begabung
http://www.zug.phz.ch/dienstleistungen/veranstaltungen/symposium-begabung

Wings
http://www.wingsseminar.ch

UK

London Gifted & Talented
http://www.londongt.org

National Association for Able Children in Education (NACE)
http://www.nace.co.uk

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
http://www.nagcbritain.org.uk

Professor Joan Freeman
http://www.joanfreeman.com

Young Gifted and Talented (YG&T)
https://ygt.dcsf.gov.uk

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/

American Association for Gifted Children
http://www.aagc.org

Association for Gifted and Talented Students Louisiana
http://www.agtslouisiana.org/index.php

Center for Talented Youth
http://www.cty.jhu.edu

Council of State Directors of Programs for the Gifted
http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/Programs/EROD/queries/ddw.cfm?UID=1

Duke University - Gifted Newsletter
http://www.dukegiftedletter.com

Duke Talent Identification Program
http://www.tip.duke.edu

Florida Gifted Network
http://www.floridagiftednet.org

Gifted Development Center
http://www.gifteddevelopment.com

Gifted Education Resource Institute
http://www.geri.education.purdue.edu

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
http://www.hoagiesgifted.org

Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program
http://www.ed.gov/programs/javits/index.html

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

National History Day Program (Iowa)
http://www.iowahistory.org/education/history_day/nhd_overview.html

National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt.html

National Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
http://www.gifted.uconn.edu

Project ARIES
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/sed/projects/aries.html

Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education
http://spice.stanford.edu

Summer Institute for the Gifted
http://www.giftedstudy.com

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)
http://www.sengifted.org

The Association for the Gifted (TAG)
http://www.cectag.org

The Council of Exceptional Children
http://www.cec.sped.org

The Gifted Child Society (New Jersey)
http://www.gifted.org

The Connie Belin and Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development (Iowa)
http://www.education.uiowa.edu/belinblank

AUSTRALIA

Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented
http://www.aaegt.net.au/

GERRIC - gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre
http://gerric.arts.unsw.edu.au/

Northern Territory Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented
http://www.ntaegt.org.au/

The Queensland Association for Gifted and Talented Children Inc.
http://www.qagtc.org.au/

  1. Conferences, events

CONFERENCES

http://www.echa2012.info/

http://www.echa.info/

http://www.world-gifted.org/

2012

September

Victorian Association for Gifted and Talented Children (VAGTC) Parent Seminar September 12, 2012
"Focus on Social/Emotional Challenges of Parenting a Gifted Child", Catholic Education Office, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

13th International ECHA Conference September 12 - 15, 2012
"Giftedness across the Lifespan," Keynote: Nicolas Colangelo, The University of Münster, Münster, Germany 

Gifted Retreat - Learning and Fun in Illinoiss September 15 - 16, 2012
Sponsored by Center for Gifted and Chicago Gifted Center, Gurnee, Illinois, USA

Issues for Leaders in Gifted Education September 17, 2012
Sponsored by KAGE and the Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented, Hyatt Regency, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

An Evening for Parentss September 18, 2012
Sponsored by KAGE and LexKAGE, Hyatt Regency, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education Fall Workshop (KAGE) September 18, 2012
Hyatt Regency, Lexington, Kentucky, USA 

SENGinar September 20, 2012, 7:30 p.m. EST
"Living with Intensity," Patricia Gatto-Walden, part 2 of 3-part series of webinar presentation/discussions featuring the authors of Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults, registration required, APA credit available (online)

Southern Utah Fall Conference September 21 - 22, 2012
September 21 evening for Parents, "What is Good About the New Core for Gifted Kids: How parents can extend their learning," September 22 for Teachers, "The new Utah State Standards: How these will help gifted students acquire important 21st Century Skills," Presenter: Debra May, Draper, Utah, USA

South Dakota Association for Gifted Children Fall Conference (SD-AGC) September 23 - 24, 2012
Speaker: Jean Sunde Peterson, Best Western Ramkota Inn, Pierre, South Dakota, USA 

National Council of Women of Queensland (NCWQ) Parent's and Children's Conference September 26 - 27, 2012
"Children with Potential*," The Lakes College, North Lakes, Brisbane, Australia
*For Children Who Love to Learn and Parents who want to Know Why and How and What To Do

Mississippi Association for Gifted Children (MAGC) September 26 - 28, 2012
MSU Riley Center, Meridian, Mississippi, USA 

Alabama Association for Gifted Children (AAGC) September 27 - 28, 2012
McWane Science Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA 

Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education in Second Life September 29, 2012, 9-10 p.m. (CEST) (3-4 p.m. US-EDT)
Guest speaker, Barry Meatyard (UK), online, free! 

Illinois Association for Gifted Children Parent Academy September 29, 2012
"Understanding the Academic, Social, and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children," Keynote: Ellen Fiedler, Quest Academy, Palentine, Illinois, USA 

October

International Conference October 4 - 5, 2012
"Evoking Excellence in Higher Education and Beyond: share your talent. move the world," Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands 

Tennessee Association for the Gifted (TAG) Annual Conference October 4, 2012
"Hitting the High Notes," Keynote: Sylvia Rimm, Featured Speakers: Donna Ford and Tamra Stambaugh, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA 

National Talent Network (NTN) Annual G&T Learning Fair October 5, 2012
107 Gilbreth Parkway, Mullica Hill, New Jersey, USA 

Beyond IQ (BIQ) West Coastast October 5 - 7, 2012
Tentative, location to be announced, USA 

Kansas Association for Gifted, Talented and Creative (KGTC) October 7 - 9, 2012
"Brains on Fire: How the Gifted Brain Really Works!," Keynote: Nadia Webb and Jose Assouline, Overland Park, Kansas, USA 

7th Annual International Creativity Conference for Educators October 9 - 12, 2012
Klein Kariba Resort, Bela-Bela, South Africa 

IU 13 Gifted Network Meetings October 11, 2012
Morning: "Understanding Executive Functions," Presenter: Joyce Cooper-Kahn; Afternoon: "Gifted Plus - The Twice Exceptional Gifted Student," Presenters: Cheryle Radcliff and Marilyn Thomas; IU 13 Conference Center, Burle Business Park, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA 

Wisconsin Association for Talented & Gifted (WATG) October 11 - 12, 2012
"Gifted Lives: Engaged, Enlightened, Empowered," Keynote Richard Cash, Blue Harbor Resort, Sheboygan, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA 

New York State Advocacy for Gifted and Talented Education (AGATE) October 12 - 13, 2012
"Climbing the Hill of Success for Gifted Learners," SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, New York, USA 

Ohio Association for Gifted Children Annual Conference (OAGC) October 14 - 16, 2012
Hilton Columbus - Easton, Columbus, Ohio, USA 

Iowa Talented and Gifted Association (ITAG) October 15 - 16, 2012
Airport Holiday Inn, Des Moines, Iowa, USA 

SENGinar October 18, 2012, 7:30 p.m. EST
"Living with Intensity," Michele Kane, part 3 of 3-part series of webinar presentation/discussions featuring the authors of Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults, registration required, APA credit available (online) 

Maryland State Conference on Gifted & Talented Education (MEGS) October 19, 2012
"Gifted Education: Nurturing Excellence," Keynote: Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Perry Hall High School, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 

Washington Association of Educators of the Talented and Gifted Conference (WAETAG) October 19 - 20, 2012
"Gifted 2.0: Hi-Cap Instruction for the Digital Age," Hotel Murano, Tacoma, Washington, USA 

Albuquerque Association for Gifted and Talented Students (AAGTS) October 20, 2012
Keynote: Linda Silverman, Albuquerque Academy, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 

Oregon Association for Talented and Gifted (OATAG) October 20, 2012
Century High School, Hillsboro, Oregon, USA 

It's Alright to Be Bright! October 20 - 27, 2012
Not a conference, but a week-long initiative for U.K. students, teachers and parents! Download activities and more, United Kingdom 

Missouri Conference on Gifted Education (GAM) October 21 - 22, 2012
"Learn on the Wild Side," Holiday Inn Select Executive Center, Columbia, Missouri, USA 

Virginia Conference on Gifted Education October 21 - 22, 2012
Wyndham Virginia Crossings, Richmond, Virginia , USA 

EdGO Conference (Educators of the Gifted Organization) October 27, 2012
"Essentials in Educating Gifted & Other High Achievers," Keynote: Bernice Carnegie (Herbert Carnegie Future Aces Foundation), North York Memorial Community Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education in Second Life October 27, 2012, 9-10 p.m. (CEST) (3-4 p.m. US-EDT)
Guest speaker, Karen Bendelman (USA), online, free! 

November

Beyond IQ (BIQ) Boston November, 2012
West Coast, USA 

Northern California CAG Symposium November 3, 2012
California, USA 

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Convention  November 15 - 18, 2012
"Reaching Beyond the Summit: Educating with Altitude," Denver, Colorado, USA

CAGT Parent Day November 17 

SPLASH! 2012 always the weekend before Thanksgiving, November 17 - 18, 2012
A weekend-long extravaganza of lectures, workshops, and seminars for middle school and high school students, held at MIT, Boston, Massachusetts, USA  Teacher sign-ups end in October, and student sign-ups start November 1st, usually in the evening. Concurrent Parents program... 

MIT Museum's F.A.T. Chain Reaction   always the Friday After Thanksgiving, November 23, 2012
A grand event that could only happen at MIT! Participants link their mini chain reactions together forming one mega chain reaction – set off at the end as the event's thrilling culmination. Participants range from Girl Scout troops to artists and engineers, from MIT clubs to high schools and family teams. Teams come from all over the U.S.! Register to build a link in the chain reaction or just attend as a spectator... 

Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education in Second Life November 24, 2012, 9-10 p.m. (CEST) (3-4 p.m. US-EDT)
Guest speaker, Leticia Hahn (USA), online, free! 

TAGT Professional Development Conference for Educators & Parents November 28 - 30, 2012
Dallas, Texas, USA 

December

Indiana Association for the Gifted (IAG) December 10, 2012
Keynote: Ian Byrd (Byrdseed) and Tracy Inman, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown (not JW), USA 

Differentiation in the 21st Century: Shift Happens December 15, 2012
Sponsored by Central Cities Gifted Children's Association and Los Angeles USD, Keynote: Richard Cash, Featured Speakers: Sandra Kaplan, Bertie Kingore, James Webb, David Ghoogasian, Nathan Levy, Sandra Parks, Susan Baum, Diane Heacox, Judy Galbraith, and Sandra Parks; Pasadena, California, USA 

Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education in Second Life December 15, 2012, 9-10 p.m. (CEST) (3-4 p.m. US-EDT)
Guest speaker, Karen Bendelman (USA), online, free! 

2013

January

SENG Model Parent Group (SMPG) Facilitator Training January 17 - 18, 2013
Registration required, Orlando, Florida, USA 

Lego Brickfair January 19 - 20, 2013
Birmingham Convention Center (East Hall), Birmingham, Alabama, USA 

Utah Gifted and Talented Annual Conference January 24 - 26, 2013
Keynote speaker: Rick Olenchak, Davis Conference Center, Layton, Utah, USA 

February

Arkansas Association for Gifted and Talented (AGATE) February, 2013
Peabody Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA 

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education Annual Conference (KAGE) February 4 - 5, 2013
Keynotes: Joyce VanTassel-Baska & Felice Kaufmann, Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel, Lexington, Kentucky, USA 

Arizona Association of Gifted & Talented (AAGT) Conference February 7 - 8, 2013
Arizona, USA 

California Association for the Gifted Conference (CAG) February 15 - 17, 2013
Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, California, USA 

March

Diamonds in the Rough: Smart Kids Who Learn Differently March 3, 2013
Universities of Maryland at Shady Grove, Rockville, Maryland, USA 

Georgia Association for Gifted Children (GAGC) Convention March 11 - 12, 2013
Classic Center, Athens, Georgia, USA 

April

CEC Convention and Expo April 3 - 6, 2013
The largest professional development event dedicated to special and gifted education; San Antonio, Texas, USA 

Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (PAGE) April 18 - 19, 2013
"Shooting for the Moon: Reaching New Heights in Gifted," Robert Morris University and Holiday Inn, Moon Township, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA 

Mensa Mind Games 2013 April 19 - 21, 2013
St. Louis Airport Marriott, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

July

PG Retreat July 4 - 8, 2013
Annual summer program for adults and children organized by and for the families of profoundly gifted children, Glyn Eyrie Castle, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA 

SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Conference July 13 - 14, 2013
"Warm a Gifted Heart," Marriot World Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

August

20th World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children  August 5 - 9, 2013
"The Soul of Giftedness," Auckland, New Zealand

October

New England Conference on Gifted and Talented Education (NECGT) October 23 - 24, 2013
Portland, Maine, USA 

November

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Convention  November 6 - 10, 2013
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

December

TAGT Professional Development Conference for Educators & Parents December 4 - 6, 2013
Houston, Texas, USA 

2014

March

Georgia Association for Gifted Children (GAGC) Convention March 10 -11, 2014
Classic Center, Athens, Georgia, USA

July

SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Conference July 18 - 20, 2014
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

November

Georgia Association for Gifted Children (GAGC) Convention March 15 - 16, 2012
"A Path to Transformation," Keynotes: Joe Renzulli, John D. Barge, Brian Housand, Sally Krisel and Jean Watts; Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Georgia, USA 

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Convention  November 13 - 16, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

December

TAGT Professional Development Conference for Educators & Parents December 3 - 5, 2014
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

  1. Multimedia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCiBHZ69lXc

CNN, Freeman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA24g4KcGkU

Freeman, Talent Day Budapest 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QcaguglRfo

Freeman for teachers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epkUn22K7lM

Prof. Mönks
http://videotorium.hu/hu/recordings/details/1431,Gifted_Education_in_Europe_1916-2009

Top ten myths in gifted education
http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/programs/giftedtalented/top_ten_myths_video

  1. University programmes for gifted

http://www.ru.nl/fsw/cbo

http://www4.dcu.ie/ctyi/index.shtml

http://www.tip.duke.edu

http://epgy.stanford.edu/

http://cty.jhu.edu/

http://www4.dcu.ie/ctyi/index.shtml

  1. Theories

RENZULLI,J.
http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/sem/semart13.html

GARDNER
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_multiple_intelligences

Gagné DMGT
http://nswagtc.org.au/images/stories/infocentre/dmgt_2.0_en_overview.pdf
http://www.nswagtc.org.au/images/stories/infocentre/acad20talent20dev.pdf

PIIRTO, J.
http://personal.ashland.edu/jpiirto/Piirtopyramid.htm

 

Talent is a special kind of natural resource that is available in every country.