Links for Parents
Parenting a gifted child is enriching and challenging!  The websites listed below include information about academics, socio-emotional needs, critical thinking activities, and problem solving strategies.
 
Curriculum and Academics
Common Core State Standards:  http://www.corestandards.org/read-the-standards/
 
NC Essential Standards for Other Content Areas: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/new-standards/

BCS AIG Plan 2016-2019          

AIG Plan 2016-2019 Powerpoint Overview

Gifted Awareness and Socio-Emotional Needs
Hoagies' Gifted Education Page:  http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/
 
North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented:  http://ncagt.org
 
National Association for Gifted Children:  http://nagc.org
 
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted:  http://sengifted.org
 
 
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking 
The Art of Problem Solving:  http://artofproblemsolving.com
 
 
 
 
Mensa for Kids:  http://mensaforkids.org 

Benefits of Board Games
 
 
Ten Reasons to Play Board Games With Your Kids:http://geekdad.com/2014/01/play-games-kids/ 
 
Board Games and Critical Thinking Skills: http://www.parentingscience.com/board-games-for-kids.html 
 
 
The Ten Most Important Board Games Played in History: http://listverse.com/2013/01/20/10-most-important-board-games-in-history/