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Radical Acceleration

This article is from a Young Scholar seminar hosted by Professor Miraca Gross, who delivers some informational tips on radical acceleration. Author: Gross, M. Organization: Davidson Institute for Talent Development Year: 2002 Radical acceleration…

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Academic Acceleration for Students in 8th Grade and Younger

This article is from a Young Scholar seminar hosted by Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik. She answers a number of questions that often arise in regards to acceleration options for students in 8th grade and younger. Author:…

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Mentoring for Gifted Middle and High Schoolers

Have you ever considered a mentorship for your profoundly gifted middle or high school student? It’s during this period that many students begin to out-pace available resources in their classrooms, desire more independence, and…

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Keeping the Light in Their Eyes

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Robin Schader. As subjective as it may seem, bright eyes are perhaps the most important indicator of learning – one that we may…

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Finding a Gifted Therapist for Your Child

Navigating Guidance & Counseling for Gifted Children As parents, we worry. There are times when our children are stressed out, sad, or impulsive in ways that may make us wonder if it is appropriate…

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Choosing the Right School for Your Gifted Child

Parents today have more options than they once did: traditional public schools, magnet and charter schools, private schools, and homeschooling. There is little compelling evidence that children learn more in any one type of…

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Factors to Consider When Selecting a High School for Your Highly Able Student

This article provides parents numerous suggestions on finding the best high school for their gifted student. Author: Strop, J. Publications: Understanding Our Gifted Publisher: Open Space Communications Year: Winter 2004 What are some criteria…

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Appropriate Expectations for the Gifted Child

This article by Arlene R. DeVries, M.S.E. talks about how parents and educators can expand their children’s education in creative, unconfined ways by seeing eye-to-eye on appropriate educational expectations. Arlene DeVries is author of…

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