Monthly Archives: May 2016

Time to Read and Research

There is so much to discuss in relation to the education and well-being of children described as gifted. On this website, we have posted blog posts from September 2015 to May 2016, and covered a variety of topics. We hope … Continue reading

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Springtime Review of IEPs

This is the time of year when students are preparing for graduation.  Anticipation is also beginning to grow about the next school year.  And parents can play a role in preparing for next September by reviewing the existing IEP and … Continue reading

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Mental Health for Kids

Many people are surprized when they learn that children described as gifted experience mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.  Those who are twice exceptional are particularly vulnerable. So it’s nice to find a resource that helps parents to … Continue reading

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AGM for GCABC on May 7th

The Gifted Children’s Association of British Columbia is holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, May 7th at Choice School in Richmond, 1 – 4 pm. The GCABC has suffered a decline in its membership in recent years, so this is … Continue reading

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Vancouver Trustees Reject Budget

A short while ago, I posted a question: Will Vancouver cut gifted programs?  A dramatic “No”  came a few days ago when the Vancouver trustees refused to pass the budget that would have seen the end of the gifted programs and … Continue reading

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