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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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Grants for Gifted Students

Within education, grants for gifted students go beyond financial assistance; they bridge the gap between potential and tangible achievement. These opportunities pave the way for enriched academic experiences, specialized training, and meaningful connections with…

Gifted and Twice-Exceptional

Social Engagement, General Enrichment, and Executive Function Support Program Comparison

This chart provides a comparison of the most popular social engagement, general enrichment, and executive function Support programs used by Davidson Young Scholars. These programs can be utilized in a variety of ways; enrichment, tutoring, curriculum…

Gifted Resources

Tips for Students: Origami – From Ninja Stars to Outer Space

The following article expands on highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents.  Authored by: Evan Zodl Summary In this hands-on Expert Series presentation, students…

Gifted Resources

Tips for Parents: Therapy with Profoundly Gifted Children and Adolescents with Dr. Edward Amend

The following article expands on highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents.  Authored by: Edward R. Amend, Psy.D. Summary Individual and/or family therapy can…

Gifted and Twice-Exceptional

Strategies for Supporting Twice-Exceptional Students

Academic support is helpful for twice-exceptional (or 2e) students, but it isn’t enough on its own. Because there are often struggles in identifying 2e students, it’s important for families, educators, and even 2e students…

Gifted Resources

What Your Therapist Needs to Know About Giftedness

Dr. Gail Post, a Clinical Psychologist with over 35 years of experience, discusses the cognitive, social and emotional impact of giftedness and what psychologists must consider in their work with gifted individuals. Author: Gail…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: Revealing the Shocking Secrets of Electric Bacteria

The following article expands on highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents.  Authored by: Dr. Benjamin Gross Introduction In this series we will explore…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: The Conundrum of High Expectations: How to Support Your Gifted or 2e Child’s Development When the Stakes are High

The following article expands on highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents.  Authored by: Gail Post Introduction We all have expectations – for ourselves…

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