Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

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  • In Memoriam – Dr. James T. Webb

    MCGT is deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Jim Webb. He was a true leader in the gifted community and made the social and emotional needs of the gifted an international conversation. He will be missed. https://jamestwebb.com/in-memoriam-dr-james-t-webb/

  • Updates from Davidson Institute

    2012 Davidson Fellows $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 Scholarships If you are a student who will be 18 or younger as of Oct. 4, 2012 and are working on a graduate-level project in any field of study, please consider applying for the 2012 Davidson Fellows scholarship. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development offers high-achieving young people […]

  • Parental Curriculum Review & Gifted Students

    by Karl Bunday Parents of gifted children in Minnesota from time to time find that a particular course at their local school is designed for a different level of background or a different learning pace from what their children are ready for. Minnesota state policy, set by the Legislature, includes a general mission statement for […]

  • MCGT Suggested Book List for Adults

    Following is a listing of books recommended by members of MCGT for adults. Some of these books are out of print and therefore not available to purchase, but you might find them at your local library. Books about Giftedness and/or Parenting: College Planning for Gifted Students (3rd ed.), by Sandra L. Berger.  A step-by-step guide for […]

  • Books for Young Readers

    Following is a listing of books recommended by members of MCGT for children. These are favorites of gifted children and the adults who love them. A synopsis and/or recommended age follows the title when the person suggesting the book included that information. In addition, several folks on our Yahoo! member discussion site, mcgtdotnet,  recommended some  “cool books […]

  • How Can I Support My Gifted Child?

    Raising and nurturing a gifted child can be an exciting yet daunting challenge. This brochure defines giftedness and offers some insight into what parents can do to act as their child’s best advocate throughout the school years. Perceptions of giftedness vary even among gifted-education specialists. Today, giftedness generally includes a wide range of attributes, from […]