Education


Gifted Students and High Achieving Students
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Gifted Students and High Achieving Students

Some children are very smart. They use big words – adult words – at a very young age. They learn very quickly. They ask a lot of questions. When they get to school, they become very good students and get good grades. These smart children become labeled by parents and teachers as high achievers or gifted students. But is there a difference between these types and...

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Should your Gifted Child Skip a Grade Level?
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Should your Gifted Child Skip a Grade Level?

Our school systems are designed to educate all children regardless of their intellectual or emotional strengths or weaknesses. The disadvantaged children with learning deficiencies have the same access to teachers and learning resources that gifted and talented children have. It’s basically the law of the land. Is this a good or a bad thing? That might depend on your child’s own intellectual and emotional characteristics....

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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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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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