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Special Education Support Service: Equality of Challenge Initiative - Piloting Educational Provision for Exceptionally Able Students

Our Lady of Lourdes National School, Bunclody, Co. Wexford - More Able & Talented Programme - an innovative and pioneering school supporting the needs of highly able students across a variety of disciplines.

Outside The Box Learning Resources - fantastic Irish based company with great educational resources for both parents and educators.

A case for affective education: Addressing the social and emotional needs of gifted students in the classroom. SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)

Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration: Some implications for teachers of gifted students. SENG

National Association for Gifted Children (US) - Resources for Educators

Teachtidbytes - Gifted Education Resources - information on Enrichment

Hoagies List of Online Resources for Educators

Special Education Support Services: Information on Exceptionally Able / Gifted & Talented Children

CTYI - List of Resources for Teachers

The Visual-Spatial Learner: An Introduction by Linda Sliverman

Visual Spatial Resouces for Teachers from Visualspatial.org

Developing Individual Education Plans For Gifted Students: Information for Parents by the Association for Bright Children of Ontario

Special Education Support Services See Understanding the Needs of Exceptionally Able Students in Post Primary Schools and Developing an Appropriate Response

National Disability Authority See Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004 - Assessment

Department of Education See Special Educational Needs A Continuum of Support - Guidelines for Teachers

National Council for Curriuclum and Assessment See Exceptionally Able Students, Draft Guidelines for Teachers

“Gifted and Talented In and Out of the Classroom”, A Report for the Council of Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) February 26th 2006

Special Education Support ServicesSee Information on Dual Exceptionality / Twice Exceptional

Reach Every Child - Gifted Teachng Resources

ICEPE See Teaching Gifted and Talented Students:
Rising to the challenge of highly able learners
The Essentials of Teaching Gifted and Talented Students: A Practical Introduction

Chart Comparing High Achievers, Gifted Learners, or Creative Thinkers from About.com

High Achiever, Gifted Learner, Creative Thinker Bertie Kingore, Ph.D.

Teaching Strategies for Twice-Exceptional Students

Daynuv - "is a virtual worlds development studio focusing on 3D immersive spaces for education. We design, build and host open ended computer simulations where teachers and children can construct their own educational environments where the only restriction is the imagination." Check out this highly innovative project " Virtual Europe" for Gaelscoil O’Doghair in Newcaslte West, Co. Limerick.

Young Social Innovators is a unique programme that gets young people (15-18yrs) involved in action which helps improve the lives of others in their community. Schools can download an application form for 2009/2010 from the YSI website.

Digiteach Articles from the Computer Education Society of Ireland (CESI) - excellent information on new approaches to ICT in the classroom.

Disclaimer: This is not an expert site, it is run on a voluntary basis and as such is based on opinion and experience but we hope that it acts as a signpost for educational resources and other support services for Irish families with exceptionally able children. By using this website you accept that any dependence by you on such information, opinion or advice is at your own risk.

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