Articles about gifted children


Kids Don’t Skip Stages

Last updated: 03/21/2019

I read this on some online forum months ago, and it stopped me in my tracks. And it shook my entire parenting paradigm too – in a good way. We have asynchronous kids. They do...

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You Can’t Return Your Gift

Last updated: 03/08/2019

Whoever chose the word “gifted” sure had a sense of humor. Being called gifted is ironic because giftedness holds many unexpected surprises. Who doesn’t like to receive a gift?...

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5 Traits of the Young Empath

Last updated: 03/05/2019

1) She is highly sensitive to stimuli, including noise, smell, touch, emotions. No two highly sensitive children are alike. She may hear a whisper across a room, or see the...

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A Time to Accelerate, A Time to Brake

Last updated: 02/20/2019

Supporting Gifted Learners 2 Comments   Academic acceleration in its varied forms works for many gifted children—and there is evidence  to support that. However, acceleration...

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Gifted Children—About THAT Stereotype

Last updated: 02/12/2019

Gifted Children—About THAT Stereotype Posted by Celi Trépanier on Friday, January 2, 2015 · 37 Comments   Trash it. Banish it. Kick it to the curb. It’s a new year, and the time...

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Does Giftedness Come From Nature or Nurture?

Last updated: 01/26/2019

The question of nature versus nurture in the creation of giftedness is an old one. However, these days many people believe that one can create a gifted child. Parents hoping to...

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Resources for Gifted Students Applying to College - Institute for Educational Advancement

Last updated: 01/02/2019

It’s that time of the year again, when high school students across the country are entering the most intense phase of their college journey: college applications and...

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Embracing Multipotentiality in Gifted Students

Last updated: 10/20/2018

The textbook definition of multipotentiality is: an educational/psychological term referring to the ability and preference, particularly of strong intellectual or artistic...

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Davidson Young Scholars Apply

Last updated: 10/03/2018

To be eligible for the Davidson Young Scholars program, applicants must: The Davidson Young Scholars program does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, ethnicity,...

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What to Do If You Meet a Gifted Kid in the Wild

Last updated: 10/03/2018

You’ve seen them on tv – Reid on Criminal Minds, Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory or Young Sheldon, the brothers Crane from Frasier. Gifted people, geniuses in layspeak, full of...

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