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:
Armond Goes to a Party: A book about Asperger’s and friendship
This book tells the story of Armond, who doesn’t want to go to Felicia’s birthday party. This book can be helpful for anyone to learn about coping with autism or Asperger’s.

Interview with Tamra Stambaugh on the Common Core and Its Impact on Gifted Education
This is a Q&A on the common core and its impact on gifted education was written by Tamra Stambaugh, an assistant research professor in special education and executive director of Programs for Talented Youth at Vanderbilt University. 

Noetic Learning Math Contest
The Noetic Learning Math Contest is a biannual math problem solving contest for elementary students. The goal of the competition is to encourage young students' interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math.

Searching for Meaning: Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment, and Hope (Book Review)
This is a Davidson Institute review of a book that aims to help individuals who find themselves disillusioned in today’s world by teaching them to understand themselves and their struggles.

Summary of a Davidson Institute Seminar on Balancing Mind with Heart
This article is from a Davidson Institute seminar hosted by John Kroeker. It incudes a reading list and a wrap up for the seminar, "Balancing Mind with Heart."

The Arbor Learning Community (Southern California)
This is a gifted-friendly, non-profit, secular homeschool organization serving elementary, middle and high school students in Southern California.

Tips for Parents: Building the Confidence and Skills Needed to Battle Peer Pressure
This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Kara McGoey, who provides strategies on coping with peer pressure.

Tips for Parents: Nurturing Creativity at Home
This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Lisa Rivero. Ms. Rivero summarizes the key points in which parents can encourage and facilitate creativity in their children

Wrightslaw.com - Twice Exceptional Children (2e)
This website for parents, educators, and advocates provides information about special education law, education law and advocacy for children with disabilities

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