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Gifted Children’s Assoc. BC Conference

This is the time to sign up for the 2017 Conference and AGM of the Gifted Children’s Association of BC.  It will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, May 6th at Choice School, Richmond.  You can take your exceptional … Continue reading

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Parent Conference in Surrey Feb. 23rd

The annual gathering for parents of children described as gifted will be held this year at the Surrey Board of Education offices on Feb 23rd from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This session will be hosted as previously by the … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island Parent Conference

My last post questioned what was happening on Vancouver Island for the children we are calling gifted.  Perhaps the Vancouver Island Parent Conference will provide more answers this year. I attended the conference last year and was disappointed that there … Continue reading

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Creative Problem Solving Soc. Seminar

The British Columbia branch of the international Odyssey of the Mind organization is registered as the Creative Problem Solving Society (CPSS). They are co-hosting a seminar in Coquitlam on Oct.20th. Odyssey of the Mind describes itself as: an international educational program that … Continue reading

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Educators of Gifted in BC

The teachers of children described as gifted and talented employed by school districts are few in number.  However, they have an association (AEGTCCBC)  to support each other and the children in the province. Their annual conference is open to parents … 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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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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Beyond Workshops

A wonderful group of parents gathered in Sidney on Saturday, to discuss advocacy for their children who are described as gifted. And actually their children had been labelled in many other ways too, demonstrating that gifted children are often “twice … Continue reading

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Advocacy Workshop on Saturday, April 23

I am hosting the next parent advocacy workshop this coming Saturday, and this time it will take place in Saanich School District. If you’re not sure where Saanich is, you may not be aware that you drive through it whenever … Continue reading

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Anxiety Seminar

Many parents of gifted children watch them experience anxiety.  There are many reasons, but often it is based on the realization that the cognitive development of children described as gifted is not in sync with their classmates of the same age. … Continue reading

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