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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 – Impacting the Lives of Others Through Science & Engineering

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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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…

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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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What is the Davidson Institute?

What is the Davidson Institute and how does your organization help gifted people? The Davidson Institute is a non-profit that serves profoundly gifted young people between the ages of 5 and 18. The gifted…

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Young Scholar Application Q&A on Aug. 15

Finding out your child is profoundly gifted or twice-exceptional can be confusing and overwhelming. It may not be clear where to go to find resources to support your child. The Davidson Institute’s Young Scholar…

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Davidson Ambassador Spotlight Q&A – Democratizing Filmmaking for All Students; Encouraging Girls to Explore Coding

The purpose of the Young Scholars Ambassador Program is to foster learning and civic engagement through community service, volunteerism and leadership in highly motivated and mature Young Scholars. In this article, three 2022 Ambassadors share how they have…

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Social Adjustment and Peer Pressures for Gifted Children

This article by Sylvia Rimm addresses the social issues that gifted young people face on a regular basis. It gives situational examples and offers suggestions to parents on how to deal with issues that…

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Alternative Summer Options

Each year, many families find themselves in a position where it’s suddenly summer and all their top-choice summer camps are full. With the added uncertainty around travel and COVID-related restrictions, it may be that…

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