TIP Blog: Parents and Educators
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about how to get an underachieving gifted high schooler back on track.
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about resources for a gifted toddler.
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about acceleration for her gifted daughter who scored highly in some areas and not in others.
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks for advice on how to respond to his daughter's recent test results.
Soumya’s parents just looked at her SAT scores online and found that she only needed ten more points on her math score to qualify for a prestigious gifted program.
Imagine this scenario: two students both test above their grade level and have similar scores in math and reading. Now, imagine that only one of these students is identified as gifted by their school. The student who is identified as gifted is then exposed to programming with unique opportunities, while the other student follows his school’s standard curriculum.
Multiple criteria for identification can be a double-edged sword. TIP's Research Staff break down three possible implementations of multiple criteria for identification and weigh the advantages and limitations of each.
What is “personalized learning,” and why could this approach matter to your gifted student? Here are four quick facts to help you understand more about this educational method.
Do you have questions about course selection, waitlists, or financial aid? A Duke TIP admissions officer joins us with lots of great advice on how to fill out the perfect Summer Studies Program application.