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GIFTED CHILDREN

Resources, links, and research related to gifted children. There are already many, comprehensive sites dedicated to this population (especially related to education), so please find links to these sites below. See research related to giftedness and also news pages for emerging issues. 

 

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SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL NEEDS

 

GIFTED EDUCATION

 

TWICE EXCEPTIONAL RESOURCES

 

GIFTED PROGRAMS

University of Washington Robinson Center for Young Scholars. They offer online programs, in-person programs, summer enrichment and early college acceptance. 

Davidson Academy. Online and in-person (at Reno campus) available. 

Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth. Offering programs for grades 1 to 12. 

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Offering in-person, summer, online and family programs for youth who meet criteria on their testing forms. 

Duke University Talent Identification Program. Offers online program currently.

Art of Problem Solving. Offers online advanced math for grades 5-12. Check out Beast Academy for younger kids. 

World Science Scholars. This program is geared toward high schoolers who are exceptionally talented in math. The program provides mentors to the scholars who guide them in exploring how math can be applied to solve a variety of problems. This is a one-year program. 

 

EARLY ENTRANCE COLLEGE PROGRAMS

Robinson, Nancy M. Considering the Options: A Guidebook for Investigating Early College Entrance

University of Washington Robinson Center for Young Scholars. They offer online programs, in-person programs, summer enrichment and early college acceptance. 

Mary Baldwin University Program for the Exceptionally Gifted. A program for young women from the age of 13 where they live in a boarding school type environment while obtaining their 4-year degrees. They also offer an early college program for young women aged 16 and 17. 

Bard College at Simon's Rock. This early college program is for students preparing to enter 11th to 12th grade. Instead of finishing high school, they skip to the early college program. 

The Clarkson School. This early college program is also designed for students who are prepared to skip their junior and/or senior years and jump straight into college. 

Additional programs include: 

To read more about the research on Early College, please visit the Acceleration Institute at the Belin-Blank Center.  There is also a new policy brief from the American Institutes for Research on the Lasting Benefits of Early College High Schools