Gifted Children


How to Find Resources to Support a Gifted Student
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How to Find Resources to Support a Gifted Student

You want the best for your gifted child. But what is the best? If you are certain that your child is indeed gifted, you want the best formal education possible. If you feel that your local public school may not be able to provide the optimum environment to help your child realize his or her true potential, you may want to consider a private gifted...

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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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Homeschool vs. Private School for Gifted Children
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Homeschool vs. Private School for Gifted Children

For parents of gifted children, school choice may be one of the more important decisions they will make. Public schools provide educational programs for the vast majority of children in the general student population. But sometimes they fall short in addressing the needs of children in special categories who may need more individual attention. Private schools are able to set their own standards and requirements...

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Learning to Listen to Gifted and Talented Children
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Learning to Listen to Gifted and Talented Children

You have a child, maybe more than one child, who has surprised you with his or her astonishing level of knowledge or vocabulary or general alertness to surroundings. The gifted child picks up on everything and seems to act well beyond his years. But your child might also exhibit some troubling behaviors. He might be shy. As he grows, he may have trouble reading. He...

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The Importance of Spending Time With Your Gifted Child
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The Importance of Spending Time With Your Gifted Child

You may at some point notice – or perhaps you hear from a relative or a teacher that your child is very smart, and may even be what has been called “gifted.” How are you going to deal with such a surprise? What you decide, how you spend your discretionary time, will go a long way to determining the future growth and development of your...

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Oak Park, CA 91377
 
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