GT Happenings

Student Opportunities :
 


For Elementary, Junior High, and High School Students:

Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth offers programs for GT students during the school year and in the summer.  Please visit www.jhu.edu/discover for more information.

Union County College offers weekend courses and summer camps.  Visit http://www.ucc.edu/ContinuingEducation/CollegeForKids/default.htm  

Camp Invention will be held at Orange Avenue School in Cranford this summer for students entering grades 1-6.  Visit www.campinvention.org for more information.

Summer Institute for the Gifted offers residential, day and Saturday camps in NJ.  View http://www.giftedstudy.org/index.asp  

Montclair State University Academically Talented Youth Program offers courses during the school year and summer.  Visit http://www.montclair.edu/gifted/  

Contests and Competitions for Students:

     

Classroom Connections Kids Quiz provides students daily exercises that will help prepare them to meet academic standards, while also giving them the opportunity to develop research skills and compete against their peers around the world. Whether or not the student chooses to compete, the daily exercises are a great way to build basic skills and broaden their knowledge. A new Kids Quiz is posted every day (12:00 noon EST US) M-Th: Each week's correct answers are posted at noon Friday, along with a listing (by date and time received) of those students who made the honor roll by submitting correct answers. Students are listed by first name, the first letter of their last name, their age, school, state/province and country . Full student last names are never displayed to protect student privacy.       REGISTER NOW

 

Below is a link to a 30-question test to see how well you know US Laws . Take the test and be surprised at what you don't know. http://games.toast.net/independence/

 

Challenge your vocabulary knowledge. Check out www.freerice.com

For every correct answer, 10 grains of rice will be donated to needy countries through the World Food Program. Eighty-nine billion grains – enough to feed 4.6 million people – have been donated since the site launched.