Gifted Education


Why Educational Programs for the Gifted are so Important
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Why Educational Programs for the Gifted are so Important

There are many reasons why educational programs for the gifted are so important. They keep the gifted child challenged and engaged. Educational programs keep gifted students committed to creativity and achievement for a lifetime. They are critical in helping gifted and talented kids to socially adapt to a world of non-gifted and non-understanding peers and adults. Educational programs for the gifted child teach a love of learning...

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Pre-kindergarten Gifted Programs for Your Child
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Pre-kindergarten Gifted Programs for Your Child

The history of formal education began with the one-room school house that served all the children in town with one teacher. As the town grew and more students were added, the school expanded to multiple rooms. The decision had to be made on how to divide the students into these different rooms. It was determined that age would be the measure to divide the students...

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Making Gifted Education Decisions with Your Child
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Making Gifted Education Decisions with Your Child

Parents are the stewards of their children’s education. They prepare their children for school and enroll them in the school they decide is best for them. They stay abreast of their children’s progress as they advance from grade to grade. Parents also monitor general levels of interest and involvement in school activities. If the child is gifted and talented, or is special in some way,...

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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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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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