intellectual giftedness

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intellectual giftedness

An innate, personal aptitude for intellectual activities that cannot be acquired through personal effort or learning.
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The show's producers are looking for children who are enrolled in college or high school classes, advanced placement classes or who are considered, through testing, to be profoundly gifted.
Time Magazine featured a wonderful article that said profoundly gifted students are happiest working two to three grade levels above their age grade," said Acon.
We applaud the tenacity of these and other profoundly gifted young people, who often take it upon themselves to gather the resources they need to succeed.
We applaud the tenacity of these and other profoundly gifted children, who often take it upon themselves to gather the resources they need to succeed.
The Davidson Academy, the first public school of its kind in the nation serving profoundly gifted students, will open August 28 with an inaugural class of 38 students ranging in age from 10 to 16.
Based on significant achievements in science, technology, mathematics, music, literature and philosophy, the 2006 Davidson Fellows are receiving $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships from the Davidson Institute for Talent Development, a nonprofit organization that recognizes, nurtures and supports profoundly gifted students.