Coping With the Stress of COVID-19: Tips for Families with Gifted Children with Edward R. Amend, Psy.D. This helpful video produced for KAGE, the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, and The Center.
Supporting Your Gifted Child During COVID-19. The National Association for Gifted Children has a new tip sheet available. “Supporting Your Gifted Child During COVID-19” gives parents, caregivers & educators strategies for helping gifted children manage feelings, sadness, & anxiety during the pandemic. Many thanks to Ed Amend, Psy.D., Jessica Koehler, Ph.D., Megan Parker Peters, Ph.D., and Michele Joerg–all members of NAGC’s Parent Editorial Content & Advisory Board for their advice and wisdom in creating this valuable resource.
Kentucky Springtime Backyard Scavenger Hunt. Longtime friend of The Center Jennifer Smith Sheffield put together this Kentucky Springtime Backyard Scavenger Hunt. Jennifer says, “If you’re a teacher feel free to use for NTI days. It’s designed for elementary-aged children, but I think it’s fun to learn about the world around us at any age!”
Harry Potter: A History of Magic. Huge Harry Potter fan? The British Library exhibit Harry Potter: A History of Magic is now free to experience online.
#FiveDaysofSCATSandVAMPY Challenge. Like so many, we are looking for positives (or smiles) in our lives. We would like to invite our alumni to a five-day challenge! Post a story or photo from a happy memory of SCATS or VAMPY using hashtag #5DaysofSCATSandVAMPY each day for five days.
Nominate and tag a different friend from camp each day to join in the challenge. You may also tag The Center in your posts (@giftedstudieswku on Facebook and Instagram and @giftedstudies on Twitter).