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Gifted, On the Spectrum, or Both?

Gifted, On the Spectrum, or Both? A popular young adult novel character named Penelope Bunce often pulls out a chalk board when solving tough problems and starts by creating two lists: What We Know.…

Gifted Resources

Whole grade acceleration success stories

This article contains stories of successful grade skips, written from the parents’ perspective. The various accounts cover skips in an assortment of grades in public schools, private schools and homeschooling. Many schools avoid whole…

Gifted Research

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…

Highlights from Expert Series

Pandemic Pandora: College Admissions During COVID

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. An attempt to, in 45 short minutes, summarize what has changed in terms…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

How to Talk About Your Gifted Kid

How do parents of gifted students talk to others about their precocious children?  This is a question that comes up often among Young Scholars parents and the gifted community at large, and the following…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: Solving the Mysteries of North America’s Ancient Past

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Millions of years ago, North America looked quite different from what we see…

Gifted Education and Support

Paths to Science Research in Middle School

Paths to Science Research in Middle School Many of the gifted students the Davidson Institute serves express an early interest in one or more of the STEM fields. It is not uncommon to have…

Gifted and Twice-Exceptional

Developing Life Skills for Twice Exceptional Students

Developing Life Skills for Twice Exceptional Students  Many readers of our Davidson Gifted Blog are familiar with the challenges twice exceptional (2e) students face. We know, too, that 2e students are capable of greatness,…

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