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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

Tips for Students: The Process of Invention

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Inventions are everywhere we look. Inventions are not just the newest gadget or…

Gifted Resources

Gifted Education in the U.S. – State Policy & Legislation

Gifted students in states across the country often encounter a wide range of services varying from state to state and even district to district. Gifted education is often left up to local control, and…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Parents: Managing the Cognitive Complexity of Text Composition

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. This webinar addressed the issue of the cognitive complexity of text composition. Composing…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: Inspiring Young Scientists through Independent Research

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. If you’re interested in science/technology, and the ability to explore for yourself,…

Highlights from Expert Series

How Great Problem Solvers Prepare to Change the World

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Over nearly four decades, I’ve watched tens of thousands of great problem solvers…

Gifted Resources

Davidson Fellows – Leveraging Science & Engineering Innovation to Better the Environment

The Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the…

Gifted Education and Support

Educational Consulting for Gifted Students

Parenting a gifted or twice exceptional child comes with a lot of uncertainty. Each child and each family’s circumstances can vary widely even from other families in the gifted or 2e community. One of…

Gifted Programs

A Student’s Perspective: Honors Summer Math Camp (HSMC)

HSMC alumnus Reiyah reflects on her experience with the gifted summer program below. My name is Reiyah Jacobs, and I live in Cary, North Carolina. I am a junior in high school. For the…

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