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Duke TIP recognizes academically talented students and provides advanced learning opportunities that foster their intellectual and social growth.

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Duke TIP recognizes academically talented students and provides advanced learning opportunities that foster their intellectual and social growth.

    "I think we need to live on a school bus."

    "I think we need to live on a school bus."

    Meet the Wanns. They're a TIP family that has decided to take their homeschooling life on the road and live full-time in a renovated school bus.

    • 28 min
    Special Summer Studies Admissions Episode of The Duke TIP Podcast

    Special Summer Studies Admissions Episode of The Duke TIP Podcast

    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. Applications for the 2018 sessions of TIP's popular Summer Studies Program open January 22 for qualifying 8th-10th graders and March 21 for qualifying 7th graders.

    • 39 min
    w/ Dr. Matthew Makel, Duke TIP Director of Research

    w/ Dr. Matthew Makel, Duke TIP Director of Research

    Dr. Matt Makel, TIP's Director of Research, tells us about his new book, From Giftedness to Gifted Education, describing his research's impact on TIP's educational programs and diving into the benefits of ability grouping and academic acceleration.

    • 53 min
    w/ Stuart Albright, author and teacher

    w/ Stuart Albright, author and teacher

    Stuart Albright — decorated teacher, football coach, and author — opens up about his students' social media mindsets, the power of empathy in the classroom, and how creative writing can change lives. In his latest book, A World Beyond Home, Stuart delves into the struggles, transformations, and triumphs of two of his high school students.

    • 48 min
    w/ Diana Lisle, teacher and Duke TIP program coordinator

    w/ Diana Lisle, teacher and Duke TIP program coordinator

    It's back-to-school time! Tracy, Katy, and Michael sit down with Diana Lisle, former classroom teacher and current Elementary Programs Coordinator at Duke TIP, to talk about combatting perfectionism, emphasizing growth over achievement, and shopping for back-to-school accoutrements.  

    • 59 min
    w/ Dr. John Kane, 30-year Summer Studies instructor

    w/ Dr. John Kane, 30-year Summer Studies instructor

    Dr. John Kane has been an instructor at Duke TIP's Summer Studies Program since 1987. Tracy sits down with him in this third episode of the Duke TIP Podcast. Among other things, John recalls his favorite TIP memory, compares his TIP courses to the college and graduate-level courses he teaches, and tells us just how many TIP t-shirts he's accumulated over the years. There's simply no better authority on what makes a Duke TIP classroom so special. Don't miss it!

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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Hi

Hi I am a duke tip participant myself and I would love for you guys to get back to me so I can interview you guys on some questions, I would like tip interview the people who lives on a bus sorry I forgot your names

PostCocious ,

Duke TIP is the best!

An erudite (but rarely dry!) and deep view into the full spectrum of work that drives Duke TIP and similar work around gifted/talented students and education. Interesting takes on a narrow subject. Great work!

LRob192 ,

Delightful

Wonderful conversations with teachers, authors, and TIPsters!

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