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Guides to Acceleration for Gifted Students

Guides to Acceleration for Gifted Students Resources to Help You Understand Acceleration Options for Gifted Students Many characteristics of gifted children center around their intellectual strengths, such as…

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Radical Acceleration

This article is from a Young Scholar seminar hosted by Professor Miraca Gross, who delivers some informational tips on radical acceleration. Author: Gross, M. Organization: Davidson Institute for…

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Academic Acceleration for Students in 8th Grade and Younger

This article is from a Young Scholar seminar hosted by Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik. She answers a number of questions that often arise in regards to acceleration options for students…

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A Story of Academic Acceleration and Success

This article authored by Wes Beach on behalf of the Davidson Institute describes one student’s successful experiences with acceleration. Amara Lawson-Chavanu left high school in November of her…

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Types of Acceleration

This excerpt from A Nation Empowered lists 20 different types of acceleration. Publication: Excerpt from A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America’s Brightest Students Publisher: University of…

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Exceptionally Gifted Children: Long-Term Outcomes of Academic Acceleration and Nonacceleration

In this article, Miraca Gross discusses the long-term outcomes of grade acceleration versus nonacceleration. Author: Gross, M. Publications: Journal for the Education of the Gifted Publisher: Prufrock Press…

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12 Reasons Why Acceleration isn’t Accepted in America

Published in Volume 1, chapter 2, of A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students, these are the common reasons why acceleration is not accepted in…

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Acceleration: What we do vs. what we know

This article by Karen Rogers and Richard Kimpston is a review of studies that indicate gifted young people really do benefit from being academically challenged. It states that…

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A best-evidence synthesis of research on acceleration options for gifted students

This article by Karen Rogers examines 12 forms of acceleration. The author discusses research results from 314 studies with positive effects. The results show that there were positive…

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The effects of acceleration on the social and emotional development of gifted students

This article is a book chapter by Lynn Pollins. It discusses studies on acceleration as it relates to the student’s social and emotional development. There has never been…

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Gifted, ADHD, or Both?

Gifted, ADHD, or Both? Both gifted identification and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis have been hot button issues that have circulated within the education community for several decades.…

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Types of Problems Gifted Children Face

Gifted children have differently-wired brains that make their experience of adolescents unique compared to their neurotypical age-mates. While most individuals think of giftedness in terms of academics alone,…

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