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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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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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Why Gifted Students Are Often Misunderstood
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Why Gifted Students Are Often Misunderstood

A common issue found across the nation is the misinterpretation or misdiagnosis of gifted students. Many characteristics that often accompany giftedness can cause a gifted student to appear inattentive, disruptive or highly emotional. Such behaviors often lead to misdiagnosed disorders and inaccurate treatments. Dr. William H. Smith explains, “giftedness can be confused with some psychiatric disorders, obscure other disorders, and it often needs to be included in...

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Gifted Students Educational Needs
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Gifted Students Educational Needs

Gifted children are adept at identifying ways to hone in on their strengths and improve upon their weaknesses. However, their sense of pride and independence can sometimes make them reluctant to come forward when they are experiencing a problem at school. For this reason, it is important to be alert for signs that your child is struggling in their current educational program such as a...

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Creating the Perfect Homework Space for Your Child
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Creating the Perfect Homework Space for Your Child

Between texting, listening to music and other digital devices, it’s common for children to develop bad study habits. Creating a quiet work space for your child is a great way to encourage them to get their work done efficiently. Here are a few tips to help you create the perfect work space for your child: Pick a spot with your child’s learning style in mind. If your...

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Overscheduling Can Slow Students’ Productivity
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Overscheduling Can Slow Students’ Productivity

At the beginning of the year, you may feel pressure to sign your kids up for every activity available. With so many activities to choose from it can be easy to over schedule kids with out realizing it. However, over packed schedules can actually lessen student’s productivity. Here are a few ways to avoid over scheduling this school year: Discuss with your child what activities...

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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 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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