Webinars and Information Sessions

Two girls working side-by-side at a lab bench in a Duke TIP classroom.

Duke TIP offers webinars and information sessions about many of our programs and benefits of participation. Some of these have been recorded and posted for public listening and viewing at any time. (We also have webinars and information sessions about our 7th Grade Talent Search.)

Upcoming webinars

More webinars will be announced for the next school year!

Previously recorded webinars 

4th–6th Grade Talent Search PSAT 8/9 Results Summary

Wednesday, April 25, 2018. 31 minutes long.

An overview of the PSAT 8/9 and the PSAT 8/9 results summary for parents and educators of fourth, fifth, and sixth graders.

4th–6th Grade Talent Search PSAT 8/9 Testing

Recorded November 1, 2017. 34 minutes long.

An overview of the PSAT 8/9 test and the benefits of the testing experience.

Identifying Your Students: Understanding the 4th–6th Grade Talent Search Process

An overiew of the qualifying score procedure and teacher nomination process.

Recorded October 4, 2017. 26 minutes long.

Duke TIP 4th–6th Grade Talent Search Overview

An introduction to the 4th–6th Grade Talent Search and the benefits students receive.

Recorded September 11, 2017. 23 minutes long.

4th–6th Grade Talent Search PSAT 8/9 Results Summary

An overview of the PSAT 8/9 for 4th, 5th and 6th graders with guidance in understanding the results summary report. 4th-6th Grade Talent Search benefits are also reviewed in this recording.

Recorded April 26, 2017. 25 minutes long.

Understanding the 4-6th Grade Talent Search: Identifying and Notifying Qualified Students

Review of qualifying score procedure and teacher nomination process. This webinar is for educators.

Recorded September 28, 2016. 34 minutes long.

Previously recorded information sessions

The Duke TIP Summer Experience

The staff of Duke TIP's Educational Programs discuss the TIP Summer Studies experience.

Recorded May 16, 2016. 61 minutes long.

Students qualify for the 4th–6th Grade Talent Search by achieving a score in the 95th percentile or higher on a qualifying exam. Once enrolled, for a onetime fee, they receive access to benefits until the end of sixth grade, including optional above-level testing; enrichment activities like the book club, writing and illustration contest, and specialized publications; and eligibility to apply to TIP’s educational programs.