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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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Comparing School Options for Gifted Children

Many families wonder how to thoroughly assess different school options for their gifted child. We’ve created the chart below to help with that process. You can use this chart to help you in creating…

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Tips for Parents: Gifted Children’s Friendships

This article is from a seminar hosted by Miraca Gross, who provides a must-read on how parents can help facilitate productive friendships for their gifted children and prevent them from becoming “loners.” Gross stresses…

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Top Tips for Exploring Interests and Developing Talent in Gifted Kids

We here at the Davidson Institute have put together some resources to help gifted students explore their interests—whatever they may be. We know that sometimes age can seem like an obstacle in pursuing your…

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Twice Exceptional: Definition, Characteristics & Identification

Twice-exceptional students (also known as 2e children or students) are among the most under-identified and underserved population in schools. The reason for this is two-fold: (1) the vast majority of school districts do not…

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How can you determine if your baby/toddler is gifted?

We recently received the following message from a parent of a precocious baby: Q: I’m reaching out because I have a 7-month-old baby who, I believe, is gifted. From day one she was very…

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A Parent’s Perspective on the Young Scholars Program and Raising a Gifted Student

A Davidson alumna parent recently provided the following thoughts both on her experiences with the Young Scholars program and her daughter’s journey through a variety of education settings. My daughter is a Davidson alumna…

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Homeschooling Gifted Students: A Listing of Books

Below is an alphabetical listing of books related to homeschooling gifted students. If you considering homeschooling your gifted student, the national Young Scholars program provides FREE services designed to nurture the intellectual, social, emotional,…

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For Educators: Gifted Ed. Degree Programs

Organizations: National Institute for the Development of Gifted Education (Denver, CO) As part of the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, the Institute supports practice, conducts research, develops publications, serves the…

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