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Middle High

Middle School Matters | High School Hopes

Lecture, Q&A

Oct 12, 2017, 7:00pm
Seattle, | Register


Middle school is a tumultuous time for pre-teens. High school is hectic and intense. How will you choose the best school to stimulate and support your child, on their journey through adolescence, to college and beyond?

Prepare for your middle and high school search armed with the latest information from Seattle’s school fit coach, Anoo Padte.

Topics cover:

- Getting to the essence of adolescence: What is just right learning
- Changes in college and workplace needs: Pathways through high school
- Local school options: Public, Private + specialized programs
- The application process and entrance requirements

 

Panel Discussion: Middle and High Schools

Panel Discussion

Nov 30, 2017, 7:00pm
Seattle, | Register


Just as every child is unique -- every school is different. How will you choose the right learning environment for your child?

Join us to hear local private and public school parents discuss their child/family’s school experiences. This engaging evening offers you real life stories of particular family and students' experiences at a school.

The panel discussion, moderated by school fit expert, Anoo Padte, will cover:

- School admission and application experiences
- Strengths and challenges experienced at each school
- Academic focus, enrichment and support
- Extra-curricular activities, college counseling and application support
- School culture and social engagement

Panelists don't represent the school, its curriculum or teaching practices. They focus on their individual experiences and how they are have responded to challenges and celebrated successes at the school.

 

Elementary

Choosing the Right Elementary School

Lecture, Q&A

Oct 19, 2017, 7:00pm
Seattle, | Register

Every child deserves the best possible education. Seattle public school enrollment is coming up Feb 13. There is much to consider! How will you decide the right school path for your child?

Get essential information and expert advice from Seattle's school fit coach, Anoo Padte. Find out how to understand your child’s learning needs, navigate the options and select the best school for your child.

Topics cover:
- The elementary years: What matters most for children
- Public, Neighborhood + Option schools: What to consider
- STEM, gifted programs and special services
- Application process and entrance requirements

 

Choosing the Right Elementary School for a Gifted Child

Lecture, Q&A

No event scheduled at this point. Look for future offerings in the spring.

Every child deserves the best possible education. Curious and intense, quirky and creative, “giftedness” has many manifestations. Highly capable or “gifted” children are often misunderstood, misdiagnosed and unsupported in classrooms.

How will you decide the right school path for your highly capable child?

Get essential information and expert advice from Seattle school fit coach, Anoo Padte. Find out how to understand your child’s learning needs, navigate the options and select the best school for your child.

Topics cover:
- Characteristics and Learning Profiles of Highly Capable Learners
- Crafting an education: School, Support and Enrichment
- Public gifted programs, private + alternative schools: Pros/cons & when to invest
- Application process and entrance requirements

 

Parent Panel: Private Elementary Schools

Panel Discussion

Dec 7, 2017, 7:00pm
Seattle, | Register


Join us to hear local private school parents discuss their child/family’s school experiences. This engaging evening offers you real life stories of particular family and students' experiences at a school.

The panel discussion, moderated by school fit expert, Anoo Padte, will cover:

- School admission and application experiences
- Strengths and challenges experienced at each school
- Academic experiences and teaching approaches
- Sense of belonging, community-sense and peer impact
- School culture and family involvment
- Preparation and support for next stage of learning

Panelists don't represent the school, its curriculum or teaching practices. They focus on their individual experiences and how they are have responded to challenges and celebrated successes at the school.

Preschool

Choosing the Right Preschool

Lecture, Q&A

Late fall 2017 and winter offerings will be announced in October.

This workshop covers information on early childhood learning and preschools.

Topics cover:

- How children learn in the early years
- Important factors in choosing a preschool
- How important is academic learning in Preschool years
- When to move from Preschool to Pre-Kindergarten to Kindergarten
- Application process and enrollment requirements

 

Gifted children, Gifted programs: A parent panel discussion

Panel discussion

Intense, curious, quirky, funny, quiet, exuberant - every gifted child is unique. Wondering how best to parent a gifted child? Curious how public and private schools fit different gifted learners?

Join us for a coffee chat and a parent panel discussion with Seattle’s school fit coach, Anoo Padte and Ren Cedar Fuller, founder of Bellevue Discovery school.

Format: Coffee chat with Anoo and Ren on understanding giftedness followed by panel discussion with parents from eastside and Seattle private and public schools.

Topics cover:

- Understanding giftedness and qualification for gifted programs
- Experiences in local public and private schools
- Parenting challenges and tips
- Enrichment and support options

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