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September 2009 Web Links

Picture Books, Carolyn Cooper article:
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/15281/15281-h/15281-h.htm 

Mary Baldwin College gifted ed program (advertisement):
http://ww.mbc.edu/peg 

K12 Curriculum Provider (advertisement):
http://www.k12.com/gifted

National Beta Club (advertisement):
http://www.betaclub.org/2min

Common Gifted Education Myths:
http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=569

Keeping Your Child Challenged:
http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=967

Conclusion of “Things to Think About & Places to Go” article:
http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=1180

Summer Institute for the Gifted (advertisement):
http://www.giftedstudy.com 

Google Custom Search:
http://www.google.com/coop/cse

Surfing the net with kids:
http://www.surfnetkids.com

Homeschool.com’s Top 100 Educational Web Sites:
http://www.homeschool.com/articles/top100-2008/default.asp

Renzulli Learning:
http://www.renzullilearning.com

American MENSA for Kids (advertisement):
http://www.mensaforkids.org 

Manufacturer Info from 2009 NAGC Toy List (Tools of the Trade: Finding Value in Play):

Patch Products: http://www.patchproducts.com (maker of “Perfect Sense” board game)

FoxMind: http://www.foxmind.com (maker of “Six” strategy game)

Birdcage Press: http://www.birdcagepress.com (maker of “Gallery Ghost” puzzle book)

Exploramania: http://www.exploramania.com (maker of “Gymathtics” DVD)

Creative Whack Company: http://www.creativewhack.com (maker of X-Ball creativity tool)

Fat Brain Toys: http://www.fatbraintoys.com (maker of “Brain Food” toy)

Out of the Box Publishing: http://www.otb-games.com (maker of “The Chain Game” board game)

Zometool: http://www.zometool.com (maker of “Creator 2” creativity tool/toy)

Viva Media: http://www.viva-media.com (maker of “Crazy Machines 2” computer game)

Learning Resources: http://www.learningresources.com (maker of “Gears! Gears! Gears! School Set” building tool)

MindTwisterUSA: http://www.mindtwisterusa.com (maker of “Quadrago” strategy game)

Ooz & Oz: http://www.oozandoz.com (maker of “Morph-O-Scopes” coloring activity)

Avalon Hill: http://www.wizards.com (maker of classic board games “Diplomacy” and “Axis & Allies”)

NAGC Online Resource Directory:
http://www.nagc.org/resourcedirectory.aspx 

June Issue of PHP:
http://www.nagc.org/PHP_June09Web/Home.html 

NAGC WOW!: Webinars on Wednesdays Info:
http://www.nagc.org/WOW.aspx 

Example sites used in the article “Harnessing the Power of the Computer: Challenging Your Gifted Child” (Natcharian):  
NASA site for space exploration: http://sse.jpl.nasa.gov/kids/papermodels.cfm

Smithsonian National Zoo Web Site for habitat design: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Education/ConservationCentral/design/default.cfm

Australian National Science and Technology Centre site for rollercoaster design: http://sideshow.questacon.edu.au/maketracks.html

Great Depression resource sites:
Actual photos from the era: http://www.history1900s.about.com/library/photos/blyindexdepression.htm

Copies of letters from destitute children to Eleanor Roosevelt: http://www.newdeal.feri.org/eleanor/index.htm

An audio file of President Roosevelt’s Fireside Chat about the banking crisis: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/business/economy-watch/fireside-chats

“Seven Months of Boyhood Adventures,” a first-person story of a young man traveling the country with his best friend during the Depression: http://newdeal.feri.org/attic/005.htm