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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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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…

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Emotional Intensity in Gifted Children

This article explores and explains emotional intensity in gifted individuals. Author Lesley Sword provides strategies for parents to help their emotionally intense gifted children to accept themselves as they are. Author: Sword, L. Publisher:…

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Gifted Asynchronous Development and Sensory Integration

Asynchronous development and sensory integration intervention in the gifted and talented population This article by Anne Cronin offers an explanation of sensory integration, SI dysfunctions, and how it might affect gifted and talented individuals.…

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The Identification of Students Who Are Gifted

This article discusses the identification of students who are gifted, the difficulties in the identification process, appropriate identification practices, and procedures that can help with identification. Disclaimer: The appearance of any information in the…

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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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Planning Ahead for College: Preparing for College in Middle School

This article provides middle schoolers advice on laying the groundwork for future success in high school, college, and beyond by solidifying academic knowledge and skills, developing good study habits, exploring interests and more. Disclaimer:…

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What Colleges Look For in High School Students

View 2020 findings of what college admission experts determine that colleges want to see in their applicants. Author: Sklarow, M. Organization: Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Year: 2020 For more than 20 years, the Independent…

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Planning Ahead for College: College Planning and Preparation – The High School Years

This article provides year-by-year advice on how high school students can plan and prepare for the process of applying for college. Author: Brody, L. Publications: Imagine Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth…

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