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Summers and Saturdays - Hoagies

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Links to summer and Saturday programs for gifted and talented students throughout the United States and abroad are provided along with brief explanations of each. All grade levels are...more
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Links to summer and Saturday programs for gifted and talented students throughout the United States and abroad are provided along with brief explanations of each. All grade levels are represented in this compilation.

tag(s): gifted (96)

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Gifted Academic Programs and Activities - Hoagies

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An annotated list of special academic programs, activities, and competitions that challenge students beyond the regular school curriculum. ...more
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An annotated list of special academic programs, activities, and competitions that challenge students beyond the regular school curriculum.

tag(s): gifted (96)

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Giftedness and Preschoolers

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Practical advice on identifying and nurturing your gifted pre-school student at home. Includes descriptions of creative activities you can do with your child outside of school to encourage...more
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Practical advice on identifying and nurturing your gifted pre-school student at home. Includes descriptions of creative activities you can do with your child outside of school to encourage critical thinking skills and creativity.

tag(s): gifted (96)

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More Brain Teasers - Hoagies

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A creative collection of puzzles and brainteasers to challenge gifted students. This large collection is maintained by Hoagies and sometimes has a few dead links, but the collection...more
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A creative collection of puzzles and brainteasers to challenge gifted students. This large collection is maintained by Hoagies and sometimes has a few dead links, but the collection is still worth visiting for the MANY good sites they share.

tag(s): gifted (96)

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Asking the Right Questions

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Knowing what questions to ask can make all of the difference in advocating for your gifted child. Written by the mother of a hearing impaired student, this article provides practical...more
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Knowing what questions to ask can make all of the difference in advocating for your gifted child. Written by the mother of a hearing impaired student, this article provides practical advice for any parent seeking to improve the educational climate for their child.

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Questions About IQ Testing - Harcourt Publishing

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A collection of frequently asked questions parents have about the IQ testing process. ...more
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A collection of frequently asked questions parents have about the IQ testing process.

tag(s): gifted (96)

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Giftedness: Early Childhood Indicators - Gifted Development

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This article and related charts examine early childhood characteristics that might indicate the need for further assessment of giftedness. ...more
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This article and related charts examine early childhood characteristics that might indicate the need for further assessment of giftedness.

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Characteristics of Gifted Children - Memphis Public Schools

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A concise list of some of the most common characteristics of gifted children. ...more
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A concise list of some of the most common characteristics of gifted children.

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Let's Party - University of Illinois

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This is a guide to drug-free parties for middle school age children. It offers guidelines, a collection of activity ideas, and other parent resources to help manage parties for young...more
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This is a guide to drug-free parties for middle school age children. It offers guidelines, a collection of activity ideas, and other parent resources to help manage parties for young people who can be in a particularly awkward stage both socially and emotionally. If you middle schooler wants to throw a party, start the planning here.

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Child Care for the Teen Parent - University of Illinois

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This site addresses the issues surrounding the frequent needs of teen parents to either earn and income or continue their education. The site offers several strategies and options,...more
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This site addresses the issues surrounding the frequent needs of teen parents to either earn and income or continue their education. The site offers several strategies and options, and suggests constructive ways in which families can remain involved in the process.

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Parenting Again - University of Illinois

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This is a sensitive treatment of the issues that arise when grandparents become responsible for rearing their grandchildren. The site offers suggestions for managing this process in...more
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This is a sensitive treatment of the issues that arise when grandparents become responsible for rearing their grandchildren. The site offers suggestions for managing this process in several different contexts, offering suggestions on how to preserve roles while providing for the child in question. Parenting grandparents will find this a helpful resource.

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Dealing with Toddlers - University of Illinois

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The University of Illinois offers this collection of strategies and ideas to help parents cope with rearing a toddler. There are guidelines on what to expect, as well as constructive...more
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The University of Illinois offers this collection of strategies and ideas to help parents cope with rearing a toddler. There are guidelines on what to expect, as well as constructive strategies to help manage the new challenges with which toddlers confront their parents. If there's a toddler in your home, take courage here!

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It All Adds Up

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Here's a slightly hip introduction to money management and personal finance for young people. There are separate sections for elementary, middle, and high school students, and each...more
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Here's a slightly hip introduction to money management and personal finance for young people. There are separate sections for elementary, middle, and high school students, and each section introduces a new set of concepts. The site is a collection of large Flash files, so it will work best with a high-speed or cable modem connection. There's a lot of content in this one.

tag(s): banks (11), money (193)

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About Checking - Consumer Debit Resource site

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This is a detailed introduction to checking accounts that would be suitable for high school students who are willing to read the detailed content. The site offers information on different...more
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This is a detailed introduction to checking accounts that would be suitable for high school students who are willing to read the detailed content. The site offers information on different types of accounts, an explanation of how checking accounts work, and information on typical account fees and types of banks. If you're working with a motivated student, turn him or her loose on this one. Be sure to try the Checkbook Basics interactive section with your high school students learning basic consumer skills. Any high school teacher with a course on "living in the real world" will appreciate this site.

tag(s): banks (11), money (193)

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Banking Games from First Southwestern - First Southwestern Bank

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Here are two shockwave games for elementary students that teach fundamental concepts about money and saving. These are simple enough for primary students, but they teach the fundamental...more
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Here are two shockwave games for elementary students that teach fundamental concepts about money and saving. These are simple enough for primary students, but they teach the fundamental ideas about saving and money.

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The Business of Babysitting - University of Illinois

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This babysitting primer offers great information for prospective babysitters, their parents, and also the parents of children who need a sitter. The topics include safety, responsibility...more
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This babysitting primer offers great information for prospective babysitters, their parents, and also the parents of children who need a sitter. The topics include safety, responsibility issues, and a basic set of rules to ensure that all goes well for everyone involved.

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When Your Teen is Having a Baby - KidsHealth

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This article offers straightforward, practical advice for the parents of a teen who is having a baby. The emphasis is on finding effective ways to communicate, encourage continued education,...more
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This article offers straightforward, practical advice for the parents of a teen who is having a baby. The emphasis is on finding effective ways to communicate, encourage continued education, and ensure the health habits and nutrition required for a pregnant teen.

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Developmental Milestones: The Fourth Year - Iowa State University

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This page describes some of the traits and behaviors which generally appear during the fourth year of a child's life. The content stresses that each child develops at a different ...more
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This page describes some of the traits and behaviors which generally appear during the fourth year of a child's life. The content stresses that each child develops at a different rate, and some behaviors may appear earlier or later. The author also suggests steps to take if more than a few of the listed behaviors are not present.

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Developmental Milestones: The Third Year - Iowa State University

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This page describes some of the traits and behaviors which generally appear during the third year of a child's life. The content stresses that each child develops at a different ...more
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This page describes some of the traits and behaviors which generally appear during the third year of a child's life. The content stresses that each child develops at a different rate, and some behaviors may appear earlier or later. The author also suggests steps to take if more than a few of the listed behaviors are not present.

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Developmental Milestones: The Second Year - Iowa State University

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This page describes some of the traits and behaviors which generally appear during the second year of a child's life. The content stresses that each child develops at a different ...more
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This page describes some of the traits and behaviors which generally appear during the second year of a child's life. The content stresses that each child develops at a different rate, and some behaviors may appear earlier or later. The author also suggests steps to take if more than a few of the listed behaviors are not present.

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