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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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Gifted Homeschooling and Socializing

Gifted Homeschooling and Socializing After curriculum, one of the most frequently asked questions the Davidson Institute receives regarding homeschooling is how their child will make friends without the brick-and-mortar school. Homeschooling is a big…

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Executive Functioning and Gifted Children

Executive Functioning and Gifted Children What is executive functioning? Executive functioning is a broad term that includes several brain functions that help us execute tasks. Some of the skills under this umbrella include (but…

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Struggle Care in Neurodiverse Families

What is struggle care? Struggle care is a useful way to think about the challenges facing individuals when completing daily life activities. At its core, struggle care is about understanding that many of us…

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Tips for Parents: Socialization and the Highly Gifted Child

The following article by Dr. Jim Delisle shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. One of the hardest things to contend with as…

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Gifted, On the Spectrum, or Both?

Gifted, On the Spectrum, or Both? A popular young adult novel character named Penelope Bunce often pulls out a chalk board when solving tough problems and starts by creating two lists: What We Know.…

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How to Talk About Your Gifted Kid

How do parents of gifted students talk to others about their precocious children?  This is a question that comes up often among Young Scholars parents and the gifted community at large, and the following…

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Developing Life Skills for Twice Exceptional Students

Developing Life Skills for Twice Exceptional Students  Many readers of our Davidson Gifted Blog are familiar with the challenges twice exceptional (2e) students face. We know, too, that 2e students are capable of greatness,…

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Self-Regulated Learning and Academically Talented Students

Self-Regulated Learning and Academically Talented Students Dr. Sally M. Reis provides strategies on self-regulation in this article. A number of case studies are covered to help explain the topic. Disclaimer: The appearance of any…

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