TIP Blog: Parents and Educators

Screen Time and Adolescent Well-Being

September 3, 2020

A closer look at the connection—or lack thereof—between screen time and adolescent well-being.

Letting Go of Perfect—We want to hear from you!

July 20, 2020

A Duke TIP research scientist is writing a book about perfectionism, and she wants to hear your stories and advice.

How Higher Ed Can Help Prospective Gifted Students During and After COVID-19

May 20, 2020

Now is the time for prospective students in high school, as early as grade nine, to re-evaluate their career interest and its trajectory in a post-coronavirus world.

Advanced Learning Labs: at-home activities tailor-made for gifted kids

May 13, 2020

Duke TIP recently teamed up with the NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) to develop educational materials that gifted students can access right from home. We call them Advanced Learning Labs. They’re free, digital worksheets that contain activities tailor-made for gifted kids. Now we’re sharing them with all of our Duke TIP families so that […]

A Clinical Psychologist Talks about How To Talk about COVID-19

May 6, 2020

How does one explain a pandemic to a gifted child?

Transitioning to an Online Learning Space

April 6, 2020

The transition to an online learning environment can be like drinking from a fire hydrant. Rather than overwhelm with countless details, the Institute for Education Sciences Regional Education Laboratory Midwest has selected five research-based strategies for e-learning. Below is a summary of the strategies they suggest, along with some relevant resources that they provide. Use […]

Home Alone: Part 3

March 25, 2020

Teaching TIPs for Parents of Gifted Students. Practical advice for how to keep your child motivated while doing schoolwork at home.

Home Alone: Part 2

March 23, 2020

Is your study animal missing school? Here’s how to turn the tables. As humans, we can learn a lot from watching animals. And now, thanks to modern technology, we can even watch from the comfort of our own homes. This can be especially useful during times of social distancing. If you’ve got a student at […]

Home Alone: Part I

March 18, 2020

Check out these enrichment activities for families practicing social distancing. This article is the first in a series of posts designed to inform parents and students about their options. This post focuses primarily on Duke TIP activities you can access online.

Video: Talking Gifted Education with Duke TIP’s Research and Evaluation Team

June 17, 2019

In a series of brief lightning talks, the Duke TIP Research and Evaluation team highlights relevant research findings on gifted and talented students. Topics include: professional and personal adulthood outcomes, academic options in high school, the importance of opportunity, role models, and more! This presentation took place the day of Duke TIP’s Grand Recognition Ceremony, […]