How To Talk About Giftedness: Difficult Conversations Made Easy

Four Tele-seminars for parents of children who are gifted: June 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2015 Do You: Hesitate to speak-up or struggle to find the right words to address your child’s needs? Feel conflicted about if and how you should talk to your child about their giftedness? Sometimes feel like you’re bragging or making excuses when talking about your child? Find others cannot relate to your …

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Speaker Session: Mental Skills & Strategies for Today

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 6:30pm -7pm: GATE Parent Business Meeting 7:00pm -8pm: Speaker Session Louis Riel School: Library 9632 Oakfield Drive SW Mental Skills & Strategies for Today Today, more than ever, youth are bombarded with conflicting messages and ideas, often leading to poor self-image, low self-esteem, and issues with confidence. As parents and teachers, we recognize …

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Parent Mentor Program

We know our parent group has a wealth of unique, interesting and important things to share with our students. The CBE and the GATE Parent Association are partnering to find parents who could be mentors and subject matter experts in our classrooms, and/or online, during school time. We currently need mentors in the following areas: …

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High School for Gifted Learners: GATE, IB and AP…What is Best for Me?

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 6:30pm John Ware School: Library 10020 19th Street SW Gifted Learners will need to consider what is best for them and their future when considering high school choices. What is best for a good friend might not be the best choice for you! High school GATE Programming, International Baccalaureate (IB), …

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Business Meeting and PARENT EDUCATION SESSION

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 Location: Louis Riel School  9632 Oakfield Drive SW   6:30pm BUSINESS MEETING 7:00pm SPEAKER PRESENTATION:  “Living in a Gifted World: Parents and their Gifted Children–Challenges and Survival” This session will provide a basic understanding of ‘what is giftedness?’, exploring the unique and often complex characteristics that may be present in these children. For …

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“The Gifted Child: From the Inside Out”—a conference for parents

Friday, February 28, 2014—Wine & Cheese evening, Key-note address; cash bar, registration begins at 6:00pm. Saturday, March 1, 2014—Daytime conference with plenary sessions; includes coffee/muffins, lunch, and conference book on gifted parenting (TBA); registration begins at 8:00am. Westmount Charter School 2215 Uxbridge Drive NW Registration information: No pre-registration; first-come, first-served/registered. Fees: $60.00 (CASH only, payable at …

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