Education


5 Reasons to Choose a Private School for Your Gifted Child
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5 Reasons to Choose a Private School for Your Gifted Child

According to the National Association of Gifted Children, a gifted person is one who shows – or has the potential to show – an exceptional level of performance in one or more areas of expression. As soon as you realize your children have this potential, you want to help them grow and develop their special skills and talents. You want the best educational opportunities for...

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Out of School Activities for a Gifted Learner
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Out of School Activities for a Gifted Learner

Gifted learners have insatiable appetites for knowledge and self-expression. They want to learn and explore and grow and express their own individualism. They want to achieve, excel and find new challenges to meet. They are driven to be the best they can be. A school for the gifted and talented provides the best opportunities for these students to identify and develop their talents. But what...

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Understanding Your Child’s ADHD Diagnosis
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Understanding Your Child’s ADHD Diagnosis

All children love to be active and play with other children. In school, many of them are impatient, restless and still want to be active. A few will act out, lack focus or attentiveness, or exhibit some behavioral issues. Some of these children will be diagnosed with ADHD. What constitutes a diagnosis of ADHD? How is it measured? And what does it mean for the...

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What Does Private Education Offer?
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What Does Private Education Offer?

Students learn and achieve in both public and private schools. Both environments are funded – either by public funding or private financing. Both have qualified teachers. So why would parents choose to send their children to one or the other? Why would they agree to pay more to put their children into private or parochial schools? There are several reasons why parents choose this option,...

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The Importance of Gifted Education Programs in the K-8 Years
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The Importance of Gifted Education Programs in the K-8 Years

It is important to establish giftedness at an early school age because it sets the tone for the child’s education and the expectations of teachers who will guide that education. How early should educational programs start for gifted children? While there is some belief that they should start later, the National Association for Gifted Children has standards for gifted education programs starting at the pre-kindergarten...

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What to Look for in a School for Gifted Children
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What to Look for in a School for Gifted Children

Gifted and talented children are not well served by the traditional school system in the United States. Traditional schools are limited by policies, funding, resources, or teacher time, training or specialization. There is a growing interest across the country to provide more opportunities for gifted and talented children to further investigate, explore and develop their unique interests, and help them develop careers that fulfill their...

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5450 Churchwood Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
 
(805) 200-3087
 
info@oakcrestacademy.org
 
Our Oak Park location opened in September 2014. We are currently accepting applications. Interested families should e-mail or call us to schedule a tour.

 

 

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5429 Lindley Ave.
Tarzana, CA 91356
 
(818) 302-0808
 
info@oakcrestacademy.org
 
Our Tarzana location is scheduled to open in September 2016. Interested families should email or call us to schedule a tour.

 

Pasadena Campus

 

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Our Pasadena location is scheduled to open in 2017-18 school year. Interested families should email or call us to be placed on our interest list.

 

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