2012-2013 School Year Activities
Higley Supporters of The Gifted is a non-profit group established to support gifted students in the Higley Unified School District. We provide social activities and educational resources.
Higley Supporters of the Gifted is excited to invite you to attend
Night of Fun and Learning
Unfortunately, due to increased insurance requirements by the district,
Please join us in supporting gifted education!
Follow Us on Facebook! www.facebook.com/higleygifted
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Miriam Phillips-Gill, President
Higley Supporters of the Gifted
Website and Book Recommendations For Parents
www.dukegiftedletter.com – sign up for free quarterly newsletters
cty.jhu.edu –John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
BOOKS TO READ:
A Parent’s Guide To Gifted Children, by Webb, Gore, Amend, and DeVries- if you are going to just get one
book, get this one! Great overview of parenting gifted children.
How the Gifted Brain Learns, by David Sousa- this book is loaded with ideas for application to our children’s
learning. My second favorite book!
Re-Forming Education, by Karen B Rogers- describes various ways to educate gifted children.
The Cluster Grouping Handbook, by Susan Winebrenner and Dina Brulles- if your child is in a clustered
classroom (which is everyone besides the self-contained classes) this book will help you understand how
things are and should be going.
Some of My Best Friends Are Books, by Judith Wynn Halsted- has great book lists for gifted children to read
The Gifted Kids Survival Guide (for ages 10 & under or A Teen Handbook), by Judy Galbraith
Living With Intensity, by Susan Daniels and Michael M Piechowski
Yes, You Are a Genius, by Susanna Lange and Otto Siegel- Otto spoke to our parent group last year and was
Debbie Niu, HSG President