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Center for talented youth

Amy Shelton named next CTY director
Published Sept 14, 2022
Shelton, an expert in cognitive psychology and a Hopkins faculty member since 2002, previously served as CTY's interim director from 2019-2020
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CTY's new social justice courses empower students to spark change
Published Aug 23, 2021
The curriculum for academically advanced pre-college learners is part of an overarching antiracism initiative launched by the center
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Virtual CTY courses foster teamwork, social connections
Published Feb 18, 2021
New CTY offerings aim to give kids the camaraderie they are missing while school and extracurricular activities are put on hold during COVID-19
Online learning
Center for Talented Youth enrollment skyrockets after school closures
Published Aug 20, 2020
Enrollment in CTY's Online Programs has more than doubled since schools closed due to COVID-19, and vital in-person programs have been adapted for dynamic virtual learning
Idea
A targeted talent search
Published Spring 2020
Leaders from JHU's Center for Talented Youth rethink the one-size-fits-all approach to identifying academically advanced students / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Gifted education
Jonathan Plucker named president of National Association for Gifted Children
Published Nov 18, 2019
An expert in education policy and talent development, he will set the organization's priorities and programs to support academically advanced students
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Helping bright kids shine
Published Oct 24, 2019
Since its founding in 1979 by Hopkins psychologist Julian C. Stanley, JHU's Center for Talented Youth has grown to become a global resource for academically gifted children
Summer in the CTY
Published Aug 27, 2019
Nearly 9,800 bright students from around the world took part in Center for Talented Youth Summer Programs at 24 sites in the U.S. and Hong Kong
Education
Report urges shift in gifted education
Published Aug 9, 2019
Using local norms instead of national standards to identify academically gifted students will reduce racial, socioeconomic disparities, researchers say
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Free program keeps kids learning all summer long
Published July 31, 2019
Elementary school students write code, create superheroes, learn about numbers, and more in Emerging Scholars Summer Program