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What is Giftedness?

The Definition & Meaning of Being Gifted Children who are gifted are defined as those who demonstrate an advanced ability or potential in one or more specific areas when compared…

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Highlights from Expert Series

Challenging and Engaging Talented and Advanced Readers

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. This session includes an overview of the characteristics of talented readers and also…

Gifted Resources

Young Scholar Application Q&A on Aug. 15

Finding out your child is profoundly gifted or twice-exceptional can be confusing and overwhelming. It may not be clear where to go to find resources to support your child. The Davidson Institute’s Young Scholar…

Gifted Resources

Davidson Ambassador Spotlight Q&A – Democratizing Filmmaking for All Students; Encouraging Girls to Explore Coding

The purpose of the Young Scholars Ambassador Program is to foster learning and civic engagement through community service, volunteerism and leadership in highly motivated and mature Young Scholars. In this article, three 2022 Ambassadors share how they have…

Gifted Research

Gifted Asynchronous Development and Sensory Integration

Asynchronous development and sensory integration intervention in the gifted and talented population This article by Anne Cronin offers an explanation of sensory integration, SI dysfunctions, and how it might affect gifted and talented individuals.…

Gifted Education and Support

Rigor vs. Challenge: A Different Way to Look at School Advocacy for Gifted Students

Rigor Vs. Challenge A Different Way to Look at School Advocacy for Gifted Students Profoundly gifted students are frequently at odds with traditional school models because they can handle input of richer content when…

Gifted Programs

A Student’s Perspective: THINK Summer Institute

THINK Summer Institute alumnus Emerson reflects on his experience with the gifted summer program below. My name is Emerson Herrera. I am currently studying at McGill University, in Montreal Canada. Out of all of…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: Working in the Commercial Aerospace Industry

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. The Next Big Thing: An Overview of Working in the Commercial Aerospace Industry…

Social and Emotional Resources

Anxiety and Gifted Children

Anxiety and Gifted Children With anxiety rising, parents are understandably concerned about their children’s distress – it’s our number one duty to see to their wellbeing after all! Parents of gifted and twice exceptional…

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