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Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Students: Epigenetics: You Are What You Eat, and Think, and Do with Scott Beaver

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Authored by: Scott Beaver, Ph.D. These days, high school and college level biology…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Parents: “How do I know if this behavior is on purpose?” – Seeing Your Child Through a Brain First Lens

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Authored by: Eileen Devine, LCSW Even when we understand that the brain is…

Highlights from Expert Series

Tips for Parents: Debunking the Myth of the Ideal College Applicant

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Authored by: Jaime Smith, M.A., MS.Ed. We already know that gifted does not…

Gifted and Twice-Exceptional

Twice-Exceptional Schools: Understanding the Characteristics & Benefits

Twice-exceptional, also known as “2e”, students are intellectually gifted individuals who have learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, ADHD, or autism spectrum disorder. Much like their gifted peers, they often exhibit heightened emotional and intellectual…

Social and Emotional Resources

Personality, Gender, and School Behaviors

The following article written by Deborah L. Ruf, Ph.D. highlights the education struggles gifted youth have according to personality type and gender and orchestrates why these factors can lead to underachievement. Extroversion, being male,…

Gifted Resources

2023 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…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

Parenting tips on educational advocacy

This Davidson Institute blog post offers parents tried-and-true strategies they can use to optimize their chances of changing the attitudes of teachers and administrators and find a solution that will optimize their child’s education.…

Gifted Resources

Tips for Parents: Seeds of Mindfulness: Creating the Conditions for the Flourishing of Your Gifted Child . . . and Yourself

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Authored by: Kelly Pryde, PhD “What you are looking for is already in…

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