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Davidson Gifted Blog

Top Tips for Exploring Interests and Developing Talent in Gifted Kids

We here at the Davidson Institute have put together some resources to help gifted students explore their interests—whatever they may be. We know that sometimes age can seem like an…

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Gifted and Twice-Exceptional

Twice Exceptional: Definition, Characteristics & Identification

Twice-exceptional students (also known as 2e children or students) are among the most under-identified and underserved population in schools. The reason for this is two-fold: (1) the vast majority of school districts do not…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

How can you determine if your baby/toddler is gifted?

We recently received the following message from a parent of a precocious baby: Q: I’m reaching out because I have a 7-month-old baby who, I believe, is gifted. From day one she was very…

Highlights from Expert Series

Writing and the Profoundly Gifted Child

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Our PG kids often amaze us with their precociousness, but we are often…

Gifted Testing and Identification

Gifted Kids: What You Should Know

Gifted kids — they’re not all Hermione or little Sherlocks that we can easily point out in a crowd. (Although, okay, some are like that too!)  While many of us may have heard the…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

Getting the Most Out of College Visits

College visits are extremely valuable in the college application process. You can gain insight as to what qualities and features of a school may be important such as on-campus housing, student activities, athletics, honors…

Gifted and Twice-Exceptional

Twice Exceptional – Smart Kids with Learning Differences

Twice Exceptional – Smart Kids with Learning Differences PDF Version What is 2e? Twice exceptional, or “2e,” children are intellectually gifted and also have learning differences or disabilities. 2e children are doubly different from…

Gifted Research

Boredom: A Surprisingly Interesting Topic

This article provides advice on intervention parents can take when their twice exceptional child complains of boredom in school. Author: Yermish, A. Publications: 2e Newsletter Year: March 2008 “I hate this – it’s so…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

A Parent’s Perspective on the Young Scholars Program and Raising a Gifted Student

A Davidson alumna parent recently provided the following thoughts both on her experiences with the Young Scholars program and her daughter’s journey through a variety of education settings. My daughter is a Davidson alumna…

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