Resources for Gifted Child Education
This guide introduces education students to the Library and Internet resources available to them at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. It is specifically designed for students in the UL Lafayette College of Education studying gifted child education
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- Center for Gifted Education at the College of William and Mary: Links and Resources Related to Gifted EducationContains links to numerous organizations related to gifted education, state and international gifted education centers, programs for gifted and talented students as well as articles on various gifted education issues.
- Childcare and Early Education Research ConnectionsThe library pulls together gray research literature, peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), within the child care and early education (CCEE) field.
- Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the success of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.
- Davidson Institute for Talent DevelopmentDedicated to supporting educators, gifted students and their parents, the Davidson Institute site features the Davidson Gifted Database, a collection of online articles and other resources related to gifted education. It also includes information on various Davidson Institute programs such as the Young Scholars Program and the Davidson Fellows Program.
- EdutopiaResearch to identify and evaluate replicable practices at the student, teacher, and school level that profoundly and positively impact the course of learning and lifelong achievement.
- National Association for Gifted Children (NACG)NACG is a non-profit organization devoted to supporting gifted education. The site features resources for teachers and parents, legislative and policy information related to gifted education and program standards.
- National Education Association (NEA)NEA print and digital publications keep educators up to date on education news, classroom best practices, and education policy.
- Center for Gifted Education at the University of Louisiana at LafayetteThe Center for Gifted Education at UL Lafayette was established to coordinate the University’s efforts to enhance the education of future leaders. It offers one of the only programs in the state in Education of the Gifted and a certificate in Academically Gifted. A major effort is the coordination and facilitation of research on the on the identification and development of high potential. The site features information on various summer programs for students and teachers.
Government Information Resources
- Data.gov: EducationExplore education datasets, apps, resources for the classroom, and details about paying for college. These datasets cover education at all levels
- National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.