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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 Testers and Therapists List

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Tips for Students: Getting Involved in Scientific Research at a Young Age

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Being involved in scientific research at a young age can be a transformative…

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A Short Guide for Building an Independent Study Course

A Short Guide for Building an Independent Study Course (with an example included!) One way to use the Long List of Educational Resources is to review it with your Young Scholar or gifted child…

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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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