SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS 
Disclaimer: While many of the programs listed are great opportunities for students, we do not officially endorse the included activities.

Missouri's Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education's Gifted Education site
http://www.dese.mo.gov/divimprove/gifted/resources/SummerOpportunitieslist.html

Drury University—Center for Gifted Education Summer Program
http://www.drury.edu/section/section.cfm?sid=150

College for Kids—A Summer Exploration program
http://collegeforkids.net/



Kansas City Area Summer Camps

Purdue College of Education: Gifted Resource Center Summer Camps (grades 5 & up)
http://www.geri.education.purdue.edu/ (You may need to scroll down to find summer camp info).


Parent Network: Melanie Orr 
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GAMbit Chair: Sheila Bonner  sheila_bonner@isdschools.org

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GAM Exec. VP: Peggy Pennington ppennington@pennington.web


HELPFUL GIFTED LINKS AND STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

Fiction and Nonfiction books for gifted and talented students to read. You can find these books at your local public library. If you have a book you would like to recommend, please email Mrs. Bonner at Sheila_Bonner@indep.k12.mo.us

Have you ever wondered which multiple intelligence is the way you learn? At this website, you can learn about how your mind works and thinks. Try taking the test to see which elements of your intelligence are the strongest.


Find out what some of those terms that are often used in gifted mean with this easy to use glossary of terms.


Parents have emailed me asking about having their child tested. This article from the Hoagies Gifted Education Webpage explains the types of testing and when to test.


         This website lists and explains different ways to address the needs of gifted students in the regular classroom.


If you are looking for more information, this website is a collection of Journals, Newsletters and Magazine articles about gifted.

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