Welcome Back Educators!
Summer is winding down and the new school year is upon us! Soon a new host of students will be walking through your door with an array of abilities. To help start the year off on the right foot with gifted students, we have listed some readings for recognizing and identifying gifted students, and their unique needs. We hope you find the following resources insightful. If you would like any additional materials please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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2009 Davidson Fellows Announced
The Davidson Institute announced the 2009 Davidson Fellows in August. These 19 extraordinary young people have completed graduate-level work in their various fields of study, including science, technology, music, literature, philosophy and “outside the box,” to earn $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships.
To read more about these amazing young people and their projects, visit the Meet the Davidson Fellows page of the Institute’s website. Scholarship eligibility and application information can be found on the Davidson Fellows How to Apply page.
Davidson Academy Updates
In response to frequently asked questions, The Davidson Academy faculty and administration compiled a presentation, entitled Davidson Academy Curriculum - An Overview (PDF), which can be found on the Curriculum page. This presentation contains information about the admissions process, graduation requirements, and how the curriculum is developed and maintained. Please note that this is a one megabyte (MB) file that may take a few minutes to download.
The Davidson Academy of Nevada is hosting tours on Sept. 18, Oct. 15, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10. Please visit www.DavidsonAcademy.UNR.edu/Explore for tour information.
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