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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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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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Keeping Your Gifted Child’s Mind Active During Break
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Keeping Your Gifted Child’s Mind Active During Break

Vacations are fun, but they can also be a problem, especially for gifted children. Time away from school, even during the summer months, can negatively affect intelligence and academic performance, according to educational studies. Research has shown that each month away from school causes children to lose ground on academic testing. So how can parents prevent this? And how can they make the summer months...

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What to Look for in a School for Gifted Children
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What to Look for in a School for Gifted Children

Gifted and talented children are not well served by the traditional school system in the United States. Traditional schools are limited by policies, funding, resources, or teacher time, training or specialization. There is a growing interest across the country to provide more opportunities for gifted and talented children to further investigate, explore and develop their unique interests, and help them develop careers that fulfill their...

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Top 5 Programs for Gifted Children
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Top 5 Programs for Gifted Children

The opportunities for gifted children to explore their interests and expand their amazing abilities have never been greater, with schools for the gifted and university-developed resources offering unprecedented programs for all ages. There are as many avenues to pursue as there are areas of talent and range from the logical, mathematical to the expression of language arts, to the aesthetic, music and fine arts. Virtually...

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Schools for Gifted Children: 5 Defining Features
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Schools for Gifted Children: 5 Defining Features

Children who are gifted benefit when they are provided with an educational program that is tailored to their needs. While many public education systems offer gifted and talented programs, they do not always fit a child’s special learning style. For this reason, schools for gifted children are the preferred choice for parents who want to give their child the best opportunities to develop their talents....

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5450 Churchwood Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
 
(805) 200-3087
 
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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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