CJH Gifted Enrichment Program
To see the format for gifted services at Cary Junior High for the 2016-2017 school year, click on link to the left for the CJH Gifted Program Home Page.
Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children
The social and emotional needs of gifted students are both similar and different to their age peers. Called asynchrony, the gifted child often feels a disconnect when they want to pursue their intellectual passions but still feel and act like a middle school-aged child in other areas. The website below can assist with the social and emotional aspects of gifted middle school students:
Competing with Myths about the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Students
This site includes Summer Wonders programs at various locations around northern Illinois including Barrington.
This site gives information for parents, teachers, and students about gifted education, enrichment activities and advocacy efforts at the national level.
This site gives information for parents, teachers, and students about gifted education, enrichment activities, and advocacy efforts at the state level.
Past Gifted Parent Meeting Resources
Social and Emotional Characteristics
Below are the files sent by our speaker Dr. Michele Kane from her presentation on December 7, 2015. Please let me know if you have any questions or would like additional resources.
Parent Orientation Meeting
The parent meeting for the Gifted Enrichment program was held on Thursday, September 3, 2015. If you were unable to attend, below are links to the PowerPoint that was delivered as well as the District Gifted Enrichment Program Handbook.