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Gifted Education Resources

 Free Graphic Organizers

BVSD has two trainers in Thinking Maps.  Contact the Office of Advanced Academic Services for training.

Cool Periodic Chart of Visual/Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizers Ready To Print:

Eduplace provides many graphic organizers ready to download. http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/ 

Edhelper offer simple graphic organizers for elementary: http://www.edhelper.com/teachers/graphic_organizers.htm
Graphic Organizer Website Resources
Webbing Tool: http://interactives.mped.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=127&title
Interactive TimeLine:http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/timeline/index.html
Index of Other Tools for Language Arts: http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp
Intel Visual Ranking Tool:  Analyzing & prioritizing information
Intel Cause and Effect Tool: Create diagrams or causal maps. http://www97.intel.com/en/ThinkingTools/SeeingReason
Defending Arguments Tool: Analyzing & evaluating data

Free Graphic Organizer Programs
. Create and share diagrams online
Belvedere: software available for download http://belvedere.sourceforge.net/
CMAP: The CmapTools program empowers users to construct, navigate, share and criticize concept maps: http://cmap.ihmc.us

 Colorado History Curriculum Enrichment

 Boulder History Museum                                                     
The Overland Trail                                             
The Story of Colorado 
Colorado Historical Society & Museum                          
History of the American West   
University of Colorado Museum
Western History Photography Collection 

 Distance Learning

Boulder Universal is BVSD’s online school.  It is a part of the Boulder Valley School District and offers full or part time online schooling for students in grades 6-12 or by special acceptance.  For more information go to http://bvsd.org/boulderuniversal/Pages/default.aspx.

For additional distance learning options go to Hoagies Gifted Distance  




 Notable Names in Gifted Education

... And access to information about them on the Web. Click on the individual to visit their Web site... 
James Delisle 
Bertie Kingore 
Jane Piirto 
Linda Silverman 
Stephanie Tolan 
Carol Ann Tomlinson 
Susan Winebrenner

 Gifted Education Organizations

National Research Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development  NRCG/T
Underachievement Study Strategies available for use

National Association for Gifted and Talented (NAGC) US gifted education parent organization

Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT) state gifted education affiliate of NAGC

Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented (BVGT) local affiliate of CAGT

Colorado Department of Education Gifted and Talented Department

YouTube for Teachers

YouTube Education Site