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Gifted and Twice-Exceptional

Twice Exceptional – Smart Kids with Learning Differences

Twice Exceptional – Smart Kids with Learning Differences PDF Version What is 2e? Twice exceptional, or “2e,” children are intellectually gifted and also have learning differences or disabilities. 2e children are doubly different from…

Gifted Research

Boredom: A Surprisingly Interesting Topic

This article provides advice on intervention parents can take when their twice exceptional child complains of boredom in school. Author: Yermish, A. Publications: 2e Newsletter Year: March 2008 “I hate this – it’s so…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

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…

Social and Emotional Resources

Social Media and Gifted Children

When it comes to academic exploration, the internet is a treasure trove of much needed information and stimulation for gifted and twice-exceptional (2e) children. Many parents are willing to let their children explore educational…

Gifted Education and Support

Financial Assistance for K-12

Finding financial assistance (FA) for your K-12 student’s education can be a challenge. Many of our profoundly gifted and twice-exceptional families look to supplement public school with afterschool enrichment, academic summer opportunities, subject-based competitions,…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: Choosing ALL Your Passions: The Life of a Multipotentialite

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Summary Some of us fit neatly into boxes. We dream of becoming surgeons,…

Gifted Programs

Online Coding Program Comparison

This chart provides a comparison of the most popular online coding programs used by Davidson Young Scholars. These program can be utilized in a variety of ways; enrichment, tutoring, curriculum replacement, independent study, etc.…

Gifted Research

25 Year Review: Gifted Children – Youth Mental Health

Originally published 25 years ago, this article by Dr. Julia Osborn is still relevant in many ways today. The article covers the special needs of gifted children, giftedness and self-esteem, and recommendations for identification…

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