This site offers  ideas and links for more activities offered in the State of Kansas for the gifted student.  If you are aware of other activities that might be added to this resource, please contact KGTC by using the contact page.


Other Student Information


NEW!   Request for Gifted Students in Grades 3 - 6 for Survey for Research Study Regarding Covid-19 Pandemic Gifted Education Practices

Johns Hopkins University and University of Cincinattie researchers are asking any gifted student in grades 3 - 6 to particiapte in a 20-minute survey.  They are looking to understand the type of instruction that was provided during the Covid-19 pandemic.

​Survey closes on May 1, 2021


Why Top Students Don't Get Into Top Colleges    ​SusanGoodkin

Free webinar offered February 13 & February 21, 2021   Learn what mistakes to avoid (starting in 8th grade) regarding curriculum, testing, extracurricular activities, and college applications.  Click link above to register.


Financial Literacy Basics for Students Approaching College  ​annuity.org/financial-literacy/students

For students approacing college:  when to fill out a FAFSA, student loans, merti based scholarships, planning for life after college


Save the children.  Read.  Log.  Help.    savethechildren.org/read

Join us for 100 days of reading.  Every minute of reading you log helps give books and educational materials to kids in the US who have non -- making you a hero!


Gifted Quotes   Various/Goodreads.com



Common Data Set  for College Information

Maize Gifted Educator Leigh Johnson shares information on comparing colleges during the college search process 


A Few Words For Juniors in High School

Maize Gifted Educator Leigh Johnson shares experience with high school juniors in "Some Thoughts, Things to Think About, and Timelines to Watch"


​NGSS Accelerated Model Course Pathways 

Achieve today released the NGSS Accelerated Model Course Pathways, a resource to guide teachers and schools on how to organize the standards' performance expectations into a compressed time frame.  The tool includes three course maps that give examples of how to reorganize material and expectations to ensure that students who enter an accelerated pathway later than their accelerated peers don't have any knowledge gaps.