Davidson Database - What's New

The Davidson Gifted Database is your gateway to a wealth of information about the gifted population. This database houses thousands of resources and hundreds of articles for gifted students, as well as their parents and educators. This page is a monthly summary of new additions to the database:
Army Educational Outreach Program
AEOP offers our nation’s youth and teachers a collaborative, cohesive portfolio of opportunities that effectively engage future workforce generations in meaningful, real-world STEM experiences, competitions and paid internships.

ASL University (Lifeprint.com)
ASLU provides many free self-study materials, lessons, and information, as well as fee-based instructor-guided courses. Many instructors use the ASLU lessons as a free "textbook" for their local ASL classes.

Birches School (Lincoln, MA)
This independent, co-educational elementary school offfers vigorous, interdisciplinary academics within a mindful, nurturing environment.

How to Survive the College Admissions Madness
This article discusses how to survive the college acceptance and rejection process as a parent of high-achieving students.

LGS Microscopes
This company provides high-quality microscopes that satisfy the requirements of any K-12 curriculum.

Ozark School District - KITES Summer Program (MO)
This gifted education program, known as KITES (Kids in Talented Educational Studies), provides a summer enrichment program for students entering third through sixth grade.

The Differentiated Classroom: DVD Series
These ASCD videos show educators practical, real-world examples from experienced K-5 and high school teachers of how to divide time, resources, and efforts to effectively instruct students of various backgrounds, readiness and skill levels, and interests.


Caught in the middle: How to help gifted children survive the middle school years
This article describes challenges that gifted children in middle school face and what parents can do to help them.

Difficult passage: Gifted girls in middle school
This article describes reasons why young gifted girls can lose their passion for school throughout their educational development. It also provides parents strategies on what they can do to help. 

Self-advocacy for gifted teens and tweens: How to help gifted teens take control of their classroom experience
This blog post from Ilana Teitelman focuses on how adolescent and pre-teen students can advocate for themselves

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