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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…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Parents: Managing Emotions in Hard Times and All of the Time

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Research and common sense consistently show that understanding our emotions and managing them…

Gifted Testing and Identification

What to Consider Before Gifted Testing

Gifted Testing: Why, How, and Where. A Guide to Gifted Child Testing and Therapists Our Davidson Gifted Tester and Therapist map is an interactive tool that can help families find professionals for their gifted…

Gifted Resources

Davidson Ambassador Spotlight Q&A – Vaccine Advocacy, Understanding Money, Connecting with Peers

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…

Social and Emotional Resources

Gifted Homeschooling and Socializing

Gifted Homeschooling and Socializing After curriculum, one of the most frequently asked questions the Davidson Institute receives regarding homeschooling is how their child will make friends without the brick-and-mortar school. Homeschooling is a big…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Parents: The Real World of Gifted Teens

The following article by Mary-Elaine Jacobsen shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. It covers many issues that gifted teens face in…

Gifted and Twice-Exceptional

Executive Functioning and Gifted Children

Executive Functioning and Gifted Children What is executive functioning? Executive functioning is a broad term that includes several brain functions that help us execute tasks. Some of the skills under this umbrella include (but…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: Exploring US-China Relations

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Overview: Making Sense of the US-China Relationship This talk provided an overview of…

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