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- other interesting places
- MIT Educational Studies Program
The Educational Studies Program (ESP) is a student activity at MIT that offers classes to motivated high school and middle school students. The programme's informal atmosphere aims to provide students and teachers a degree of flexibility that is often absent from more traditional settings. ESP and its alternative approach to teaching have been a part of MIT since 1957.
- Boston Maths Circle
Mathematically rigorous courses with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, for students who enjoy maths and want the added challenge of exciting topics that are normally outside the school curriculum.
- Canada/USA Mathcamp
The goal of the camp is to provide
an environment where talented high-school students can
interact with world-class mathematicians, explore fundamental topics
in mathematics, sharpen their problem-solving skills, and find a true
intellectual peer group.
- The Talent Identification Program, its alumni contacts page, and its office
TIP at Duke University was founded in 1980 under the leadership of Dr Robert Sawyer. Although TIP's recruitment efforts focus on the South and the Midwest, TIP's summer residential programme and other educational programmes are open to all qualified students in grades 7 through 11 regardless of where they live.
- The Center for Talent Development
Since 1981, CTD at Northwestern University has administered a talent search and offered educational programmes during the summer and the school year.
- The Irish Centre for Talented Youth
- The National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth — closed in 2007
- The Davidson Institute for Talent Development
- Education Program for Gifted Youth
EPGY at Stanford University offers computer-based multimedia distance learning courses for highly able pre-college students. These courses are an excellent alternative for people who haven't the time or the money to travel to a summer institute or other programme for talented students.
- Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth
WCATY is the Wisconsin affiliate for CTD's Midwest Talent Search. It offers day and weekend programmes during the school year and a residential institute during the summer.
- Simon's Rock College
Simon's Rock is the only four-year college of the liberal arts and sciences specifically designed for early-entrance students. It attracts people who are too intelligent to withstand high school.
- Telluride Association Summer Programs
Eleventh-year high school students attend seminars led by university faculty. No marks or credits are given; rather, the motivation is the pleasure and rewards of learning with other intelligent, highly motivated students.
- Mathematical Association of America
- Educational Resources Information Center
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