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An Introduction to Gifted Children Education – What Is It?
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An Introduction to Gifted Children Education – What Is It?

Gifted children education is any educational program that caters to children identified as academically talented. There is no universal definition or list of characteristics that might qualify a child to enter a gifted education program, but most gifted schools require kids to pass one of the following tests to highlight areas in which they may excel beyond other kids of the same age: Stanford Binet...

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Five Advantages of Gifted Education Programs
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Five Advantages of Gifted Education Programs

Gifted children learn differently than their counterparts. Their academic needs may be unmet by the traditional classroom or the modern learning environment. When you want to give your accelerated learner every educational benefit, you should discover these five advantages of gifted education programs. Tailored, Individualized Instruction Teachers in public schools must create lesson plans that accommodate every student in the class. These plans do not...

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The Path to Identifying Gifted Students
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The Path to Identifying Gifted Students

Every child is unique and brings to the world personality traits that enhance the world around them. This diversity means that gifted children exhibit a wide range of characteristics that parents and teachers can use to recognize when a child needs extra support to reach their full potential. It is important to understand that the process of identifying gifted students is dynamic since there is...

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Supporting the Emotional Needs of Gifted Children
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Supporting the Emotional Needs of Gifted Children

The characteristics associated with giftedness can cause children to have social and emotional needs that must be addressed to ensure their well being. For example, the ability to understand abstract concepts could cause a child to fear death or natural disasters long before they have the skills to deal with those concepts emotionally. Perfectionism, shyness and intense sensitivity are just a few more characteristics that...

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5 Components of Quality Gifted Children Education
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5 Components of Quality Gifted Children Education

As a parent of a gifted child, you know the importance of quality gifted children education. Yet, it can be hard to narrow down your options. Today, many public schools offer gifted and talented programs, and you also can choose to send them to a private school or supplement with distance learning. As you explore your options, be on the lookout for these characteristics of...

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Understanding the Process of Identifying Gifted Students
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Understanding the Process of Identifying Gifted Students

The public school system today tends to focus on helping every child meet specific standards for learning. While the concept of helping every child has it’s finer points, there is still an entire group of children that may not be receiving the education they need to foster their development. Gifted children are often overlooked in the classroom because they score well on tests and are...

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5450 Churchwood Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
 
(805) 200-3087
 
info@oakcrestacademy.org
 
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.

 

Pasadena Campus

 

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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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