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:

Online Language Arts Program Comparison
This table provides comparison of some of the most popular online language arts programs.

Tips for Parents: Raising Resilient Children
This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, who discusses ways for parents to teach their children how to be resilient including the 7 C's of resilience.


A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses that Hold Back America's Brightest Students
Coming in the Spring of 2015, this is the 10-year follow-up to the acceleration report titled, A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America's Brightest Students.

American Music Institute (Chicago, IL)
AMI’s main campuses are located in Clarendon Hills and St. Charles, Illinois. They are a pre-collegiate music school in the Chicagoland area specializing in quality music education and professional music performance.

Beast Academy - Art of Problem Solving (AoPS)
Beast Academy, a project from the Art of Problem Solving (AoPS), provides a full, rigorous and entertaining curriculum for aspiring math students in grades two through five.

Clean Tech Competition
This is a worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.

Gifted Resource Council Summer Academies (St. Louis, MO)
This organization offer a variety of two-week academic day camps in the St. Louis area. Children interact cooperatively with other academically talented children during hands-on, thought-provoking camp sessions.

High School Innovation Challenge
This is an annual high school design competition hosted by select Northrop Grumman sites from February through April. The competition theme varies yearly and is inspired by a Northrop Grumman program or capability.

My Spectrum School (Port Washington, NY)
Located in Port Washington, New York, this school is dedicated to educating gifted children in their preschool, kindergarten, first grade, after school enrichment, and summer camp gifted programs.

Prove it! Math Academy - Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
This is a residential summer math camp at Colorado State University for talented students 14 to 18 years old. This camp serves as a bridge between programs/contests that emphasize computational abilities and those that expect students to be well-versed in proof writing.

Students Rebuild
This is an organization dedicated to providing students the opportunity to take action and bring positive change to global issues. Through ongoing Challenges, the organization encourages young people to create symbolic objects that will be matched by funding to support international organizations focused on making a positive difference.

The Great Courses
The more than 500 Great Courses are crafted for lifelong learners with engaging, immersive learning experiences in a wide variety of subjects.

Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)
YEA! is a year-long class that transforms middle and high school students into confident entrepreneurs.

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