Each month we’ll announce a new Featured Article. These articles have been selected by Westmount Administration as noteworthy or likely to be of high interest to our Westmount community. We hope you enjoy.
Please click here to visit an informative article which lists helpful resources for parents of gifted children. 48 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Children
Please click here to read our December Featured article by Patricia Gatto-Walden Ph.D.
Please click here to read this informative article by Martha J. Morelock.
As students are transitioning back to school, here are several articles families may find helpful in supporting their child manage the intensities that may emerge in beginning the new year. Positive reframing, staying in the present, proactive strategies http://summitcenter.us/a-message-from-dr-dan-peters-how-to-manage-your-childs-back-to-school-worries/ Multiple articles to address numerous questions/concerns http://sengifted.org/a-collection-of-the-top-ten-parent-hints-for-starting-the-new-school-year-compiled-by-lori-comallie-caplan/ Talking to [...]
On February 15-16, 2018, the Elementary Campus staff was fortunate enough to be able to work with Dr. Lannie Kanevsky (http://www.sfu.ca/education/faculty-profiles/lkanevsky.html) on Differentiating Strategies for our gifted learners. Dr. Kanevsky’s work is largely based on the work of another researcher in the field of gifted education, Dr. June Maker (https://www.coe.arizona.edu/sites/coe/files/june_medium_vita_2016.pdf). [...]