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:
 
Articles

Online Language Arts Program Comparison
This table provides comparison of some of the most popular online language arts programs used by Davidson Young Scholars.

Tips For Parents: Connections Among The Gifted - Helping GT Children Make and Keep Friends
This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Christine Fonseca, who provides advice on helping gifted students understand social dynamics. 

Tips for Parents: Creative Homeschooling Solutions
This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Lisa Rivero, who explores some of the issues that parents face when homeschooling and provides a number of options for them.


Resources

Areteem Institute
The Areteem Institute offers online classes, summer programs and teacher training. Areteem Institute, the home of Math Zoom, offers several residential camps on various college campuses throughout the country throughout the summer.

Boston Leadership Institute (Boston, MA)
The Boston Leadership Institute selects outstanding high school students for three-week programs each summer. Students develop high-level research skills and subject matter expertise that strengthen credentials valuable for college admission.

Educating the More Able Student: What Works and Why
This book by Martin Stephen and Ian Warwick discusses the education strategies utilized to advance gifted and talented young people throughout the world.

Equal Talents, Unequal Opportunities: A Report Card on State Support for Academically Talented Low-Income Students
Released in March 2015, this report from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation shows that state policies nationwide are failing to effectively support students who have the potential to reach high levels of academic performance, particularly students from low-income backgrounds. The report grades states on 18 simple indicators representing nine distinct state-level policies and nine specific measures of student outcomes. Not one state receives an A.

FlashToPass
This app provides free math flash cards. It allows students to practice adding, subtracting, multiplication and more.

McNaught School (San Jose, CA)
The McNaught School for Gifted and High Functioning Autistic (HFA) children is a independent micro-school focused on the unique needs of divergent learners in grades one through six.

Socratic.org
This website is a free, open resource designed to make learning easier, with access to great, contextual teaching when needed.

The Story of Science Series by Joy Hakim
In this book series, explore the lives and ideas of such famous people as Pythagoras, Archimedes, Brahmagupta, al-Khwarizmi, Fibonacci, Ptolemy, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas and Aristotle.



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