Gifted Education


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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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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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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5 Reasons Gifted Students Decide to Leave School
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5 Reasons Gifted Students Decide to Leave School

Gifted students love going to school right? They fully embrace the chance to develop their special gifts and explore the many opportunities to pursue their special interests. They can show their leadership traits and express their individuality and creativity. Maybe they will and maybe they won’t. Gifted students may be very successful in their school environment and get a jump on secondary education or early enrollment...

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The Curriculum at a School for Gifted Children
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The Curriculum at a School for Gifted Children

The curriculum at a school for gifted children is essentially the standard curriculum that is modified in some way to meet their particular needs. The individual talent or strength of a gifted student is what drives the modifications and should be the focus of the changes. Each child is different in talent and capability, and so each program will be different. However, all gifted and talented students...

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5450 Churchwood Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
 
(805) 200-3087
 
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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
 
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Our Tarzana location is scheduled to open in September 2016. Interested families should email or call us to schedule a tour.

 

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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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