Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search 2017-2018
The 7th Grade Talent Search is open to current seventh grade students who have scored at or above the 95th percentile on their 6th grade STAAR test(s).
Qualifying scores are:
Math – 1879 or higher
Reading – 1782 or higher
Students only need to qualify on one test to be eligible for the program. (Please note that regardless of what test qualifies you for the talent search, you will take the full ACT or SAT as part of the talent search.)
For more information, visit www.tip.duke.edu/7gts or call Duke TIP at (919) 668-9100
Social Media and Our Kids
Please follow these links for more information from the experts:
Teaching Kids to Be Smart About Social Media
Facebook, Instagram, and Social - Common Sense Media
How Using Social Media Affects Teenagers | Child Mind Institute
Talking to Your Kids About Social Media Safety- University of Texas
DO foster a culture of conversation in your family from the beginning.
DON'T make social media a forbidden fruit.
DO keep the conversation age-appropriate.
DO make your teen the expert.
DON'T belittle your teen's interest in social media.
DO talk about your own social media use, if applicable.