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Research & Resources

We offer a variety of resources to support academically talented students, their families, and educators, including original research. Find what you need.

Research & Resources

We offer a variety of resources to support academically talented students, their families, and educators, including original research. Find what you need.

Gifted Today

Featuring two decades' worth of original research, news from the field of gifted education, and advice on meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of academically talented students. 

Teachers Workshop

A blog for educators featuring advice on classroom challenges, best practices, tips, and free lesson plans. 

Navigator and Insights

Navigator (4th–6th graders) and Insights (7th–10th graders) are Duke TIP's online magazines where TIPsters can explore feature articles, interviews with experts, and opportunities to contribute.  

Visit Navigator (4th–6th graders)

Visit Insights (7th–10th graders)

Just the Facts

A series of research-based handouts that explain the core issues affecting gifted education programs in America today.  

Research Bibliography

A compendium of books and articles written by Duke TIP’s research team, with sections on program evaluation, talent identification, characteristics of gifted youth, self-concept, gender, motivation, testing, and research methods.  

Book Club

Students read current, age-appropriate literature alongside other gifted and talented 4th–6th graders. We provide activities and guided reading questions to help connect the book to other subjects, foster discussion, and develop critical thinking skills. 

Academic 411

Provides advice on how to navigate school as an academically talented student. It covers topics like making friends, bullying, and developing important academic skills.  

Opportunity Guide

Provides students, parents, and educators with information on educational programs designed for academically talented youth as well as contests and competitions of interest to gifted students.  

Ready for College

Our college-prep blog, including advice directly from Duke University’s admissions office.  

2019–20 Score Results Summary

This report shows students how their ACT or SAT scores compare with those of other talent search participants.