Academic competitions play an important part in learning for highly gifted students. They are designed to inspire and enlighten, and can create enthusiasm and entice students to try their hardest, helping to maximize their abilities. Some require students to work on their own or as part of a team; some involve answering rapid-fire questions in front of an audience. Throughout the pandemic, many competitions have gone online for the first time, while others have always been online. Most importantly, academic competitions are a fun way to teach gifted students how to handle the pressures of real-life challenges.Below are some of our community’s favorite academic competitions, listed in alphabetical order. If you know of a great one to add to our list, please contact us at email@example.com.
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Profoundly gifted students are those who score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ and achievement tests. Read more about this population in this article.