Speaker Session: Perfection, Anxiety, and Depression in Gifted Children

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Queen Elizabeth High School: Learning Commons 512 – 18 Street NW Do you walk around on pins and needles sometimes with your child, not knowing how s/he might respond to something you say or do? Gifted individuals live in the world with intensity. Not only does …

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Speaker Session: Twice-Exceptional Gifted Learners

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Louis Riel School: Comp Room 9632 Oakfield Dr SW Learn to live and thrive with gifted learners with learning disabilities and/or attentional concerns Twice exceptional gifted learners live in the world complexly. As a result, those who live and work with them also experience the word …

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2015 Parent Welcome Night and Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 6:30pm Queen Elizabeth High School: Library Commons 512 18th Street NW The Parent Welcome Night is a great opportunity to meet fellow parents and share stories in the journey of parenting the gifted. What are our joys and challenges? What can we learn from fellow parents and from those with expertise in …

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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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Dr. Lannie Kanevsky – Westmount Charter School

PRESENTED BY WESTMOUNT CHARTER SCHOOL “Good learning for highly able learners” Wednesday, February 11, 2015 7:30 – 9PM Westmount Charter School: Mid-High Campus 2215 Uxbridge Drive NW   This event will look closely at the learning processes of high ability learners.  How do they learn when they are deeply engaged? How is their learning the …

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