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Characteristics of intellectually advanced young people

This brief list offers some common characteristics of highly intelligent young people. Please keep in mind that this list is not comprehensive in that each young person has individual traits and interests. Profoundly gifted…

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Frequently Asked Questions: Profoundly Gifted Students & Gifted Education

These questions and answers have been compiled over the past decade during which the the Davidson Institute has worked to fulfill its mission to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people and to…

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Educational Options for Gifted Online Learning

Many families in the gifted and twice-exceptional community have utilized online learning long before the onset of 2020 pandemic. Gifted online programs may deliver material at a faster pace, provide information on niche topics…

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Gifted 101: Our Favorite Gifted Parenting Books

In the information age, even basic research on a topic can be overwhelming. With a topic as broad as gifted parenting, the results can get even more difficult to wade through. Busy parents looking…

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Book Lists for Gifted and Avid Reads

Have you ever had a conversation with your five-year-old about quantum mechanics, medieval Europe, or the connection between dinosaurs and birds? If so, you are probably a parent of an avid reader. For many…

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The intellectual and psychosocial nature of extreme giftedness

This article by Philip Powell and Tony Haden compares the differences of average, moderately and extremely gifted individuals. The authors explore the psychological difficulties of the highly gifted, especially in terms of self-esteem and…

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Gifted Chatter: Some of our Favorite Gifted Podcast Episodes

Today we are taking a look at some of our favorite podcast episodes related to gifted education. See a selection below: TiLT Parenting Podcast – “Terry Roberts, PhD, Discusses His Book “The New Smart”…

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Online Math Program Comparison

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

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