Research at ATDP

As part of a major research university, ATDP is committed to gathering and sharing new knowledge that leads to growth and improvement in our understanding of how academically talented students learn and how they can be better served. Come here to learn more about how and why research is conducted at ATDP, what our latest research findings suggest, and how you can become involved in ATDP research.

ATDP 2013 by the Numbers

November 1, 2013 in Research

ED Faculty Make Advances in Comp. Sci. Instruction

October 2, 2012 in Featured, Research, Spotlights

Dr. Colleen Lewis has been teaching with us since 2009, and her goal each summer is not only to teach her students but to learn from them—her research at ATDP has yielded four publications that will help inform computer science teaching all over the world.

Contribute to UC Berkeley Research (and earn some cash!)

July 12, 2012 in Research, S'12 Issue 5

The study focuses on teens aged 17-18 and will continue though August 31st. Tell your friends! View original flyer here.

On “Rethinking Giftedness and Gifted Education”

December 12, 2011 in Community Newsletter Vol. 4 Issue 2, Research, Spotlights

Interim Director Adena Young interviews ATDP Faculty Director and Talent Development Researcher Frank Worrell on his recent article in Psychological Science in the Public Interest.

Research at ATDP: Why We Do It and How It’s Used

November 3, 2011 in Community Newsletter Vol. 4 Issue 1, Featured, Research, Welcome

Why does ATDP conduct research? What happens to the findings once ATDP research studies are completed? Learn about the different ways that ATDP researchers share their research findings with teachers, parents, researchers, and other educators.

Paid Learning Experiment

June 28, 2011 in News & Announcements, Research

Hi everyone! Please read the following announcement from Lauren Barth-Cohen, one of this summer’s instructors for Introducing Physics: Dear Parents & Students, My name is Lauren Barth-Cohen. I’m a doctoral
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The Research Cycle at ATDP

November 30, 2010 in Community Newsletter Vol. 3, Research

How Students and Teachers Teach Us About Learning Any teacher, student, administrator, or counselor involved with ATDP will tell you without hesitation that the program exists to serve students. Many
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Metacognition Among ATDP Math Students

November 30, 2010 in Community Newsletter Vol. 3, Research, Teaching and Learning

Research has shown that successful math students use sophisticated thinking skills when they solve challenging math problems. These thinking skills, known as metacognition, include choosing how to solve problems based on
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Predicting Success in ATDP Accelerated Math Courses

July 15, 2009 in Community Newsletter Vol. 1 Issue 2, Research

Every year, over 150 students enroll in an accelerated mathematics course at ATDP. These courses, which include Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-calculus, and AP Calculus, cover an entire school
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Summary: Research at ATDP, Summer 2009

July 15, 2009 in Community Newsletter Vol. 1 Issue 2, Research

As noted in the Director’s letter on the inside cover of the ATDP brochure, in addition to providing enrichment and acceleration classes, ATDP also engages in and facilitates research studies
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