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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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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…

Gifted Education and Support

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 Education and Support

Homeschooling Curriculum for the Gifted Child

In the article “Homeschooling Curriculum for the Gifted Child,” published by the Davidson Institute, author Sarah Boone offers an in-depth overview of selecting appropriate materials and strategies for homeschooling gifted children. This comprehensive guide…

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Gifted Homeschooling and Socializing

This article offers insights into the various ways parents can help their gifted children build social skills and meaningful relationships outside the traditional classroom. Complementing this perspective, Davidson Academy Online presents an excellent option…

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Homeschooling Twice-Exceptional Children

Homeschooling twice-exceptional children presents unique challenges and opportunities, balancing their giftedness with special needs. In this insightful article from the Davidson Institute, Meredith Warshaw explores the benefits of homeschooling for 2e children, emphasizing the…

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Homeschooling: Being the Parent and the Teacher

In this comprehensive guide from the Davidson Institute, we delve into the multifaceted role of parents who choose to educate their gifted children at home. It addresses the joys, challenges, and myths associated with…

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Tips for Exploring Interests and Developing Talent in School Settings

We here at the Davidson Institute have put together some resources to help gifted students explore their interests—whatever they may be. It may seem like age is an obstacle to helping your child pursue…

Gifted Education and Support

Tips for Students: Choosing ALL Your Passions: The Life of a Multipotentialite

The following article expands on highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents.  Summary  Some of us fit neatly into boxes. We dream of becoming…

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