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Seminar: Developing a Growth Mindset in Gifted Learners

All Westmount Parents are invited to attend this Parent Education Seminar: Developing a Growth Mindset in Gifted Learners, with Kimberly Eckert, Registered Psychologist Research has demonstrated that the way children think about grades, mistakes, risks, and difficult learning tasks greatly impacts their ultimate success as a learner. More precisely, students who believe their intelligence can be developed (a growth mindset) outperform [...]

2019-02-01T11:15:15-06:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , , |

January Featured Article – 48 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Children

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    

2019-01-29T11:29:36-06:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured Article|Tags: , , , |

Westmount School Council Presents:  Gifted Boys’ Experience of Schooling: How We Can Help Them Flourish

Presented by Dr. Laurie Alisat Join us for an engaging discussion on gifted boys of all ages – from elementary through to high school.  After the education session, we invite you to join us for a social wine & cheese hosted by Westmount School Council. This presentation is for Westmount families. When? Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm (with social [...]

Westmount School Council Presents:  Gifted Boys’ Experience of Schooling: How We Can Help Them Flourish

Presented by Dr. Laurie Alisat Join us for an engaging discussion on gifted boys of all ages – from elementary through to high school.  After the education session, we invite you to join us for a social wine & cheese hosted by Westmount School Council. When? Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm (with social wine & cheese to follow) Education [...]

2019-01-09T14:49:53-06:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: School Council|Tags: , , , , , |

HEROES Keep the Conversation Going: Youth Forum

We held the inaugural Westmount Heroes Youth Forum on Tuesday, November 27th. The theme of the forum was “keeping the conversation going”. Eager to enact change within their communities, ~ 60 students from grades 5-11 participated in our forum. As a school, we discussed ideas that students were passionate about: pressing issues and avenues of change. Topics discussed included mental health, [...]

2018-11-29T13:51:25-06:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |