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Davidson Gifted Blog

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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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…

Gifted Resources

How to Raise a Gifted Child

Navigating the journey of raising a gifted child, marked by its intricacies and unique challenges, requires a thoughtful approach—one that acknowledges their exceptional abilities and diverse needs. Fostering both their intellectual growth and social-emotional…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: Solar Eclipse Through History with John Steele

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: John Steele Introduction Solar eclipses are perhaps the most spectacular…

Gifted Resources

Barriers in Gifted Education: Working Together to Support Gifted Learners and Families

The mission of the Davidson Institute is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.  Supporting profoundly gifted…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

How to Support Your Gifted Child

How to Support Your Gifted Child Recognizing and fostering your child’s exceptional abilities requires a blend of understanding, patience, and strategy. That’s why we created this guide; it’s crafted to be your beacon through…

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