What is acceleration? Is it right for every gifted child? What are the social/emotional effects of acceleration?
For answers to these questions and more, we encourage you to attend our parent presentation on acceleration on September 20 at 6:30 pm at the Manheim Township Public Library.
Ann Lukowski-Shoplik Administrator of Acceleration Institute and Research at the Belin-Blank Center of the University of Iowa, will cover:
- 20 different types of acceleration
- “How to” accelerate
- Social/emotional impact of acceleration
- Short-term and long-term impact of acceleration
Capital Area IU Videos - Serving Gifted Students
GIEP: A Strength Based Document - Dec. 2014
Using Data to Determine Present Levels - Jan. 2015
TED Talks for Parents of Gifted Children
-This video describes what it truly means to be a gifted individual, explaining how giftedness is often misinterpreted and misdiagnosed.
-Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
-Standford Business School graduate and current Harvard Kennedy School MC/MPA Canidate shedding new light on gifted education, and what it means to be "gifted".
Websites for Gifted Education Resources
National Association of Gifted Children
Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (PAGE)
HOAGIES - great source for gifted education information/resources
PA Department of Education
Webinar: Parent Session on Gifted Individual Education Plan
Davidson Institute for the Talent Development
The Davidson Young Scholars Program provides FREE services designed to nurture and support profoundly gifted young people. Students and their parents recieve assistance in the following areas: