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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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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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The Effects of Technology on Your Gifted Child
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The Effects of Technology on Your Gifted Child

In today’s world, technology is a fact of life. In some way or other, it affects almost every aspect of society. This is especially true for our gifted and talented children. They live with technology – at home and at school, during learning times and playing times, alone or with friends. The future of education will be technology-based. It’s in today’s classrooms and in virtual...

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Why Differentiation for Gifted Students is So Important
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Why Differentiation for Gifted Students is So Important

How do you define gifted students? The U.S. Office of Education describes them as “children and youth with outstanding talent” who can perform at high levels of accomplishment compared with their peers. Professional researchers define gifted students as those who have above average abilities, high levels of task commitment and management, and high levels of creativity. Gifted students can be advanced in some areas while...

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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.
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(818) 302-0808
 
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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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