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2021-2022 Bellevue Discovery

Parent Education Program

With Ren Cedar Fuller, Bellevue Discovery's founder & education consultant

Adults only  ~  Registration required  ~ Many seminars are open to the pubic

September 29, 2021

The Kindergarten Admissions Process, Gifted Programs & IQ Testing

 

Your goal is to find a school that will help your child develop their love for learning. What is the admissions process for independent schools? How does IQ testing work?

November 2021

Writing Independent School Applications

How do you let a school know your child and family would be a great fit for their community? We also discuss parent and child visits, and the process of admissions notifications.

December 2021

Alumni Parent Panel

Join our alumni parents as they talk about what they enjoy and

wish were different at the schools their children attend. 

Last year's panel included BD parents whose children are now in public school gifted programs, Bush, Evergreen,

Open Window, and Seattle Country Day.

 

January 13, 2022

Raising Young  Gifted Children

 

Learn about the joys and challenges of raising young highly capable children; as Barbara Klein wrote in Raising Gifted Kids,  "You need to get the right owner's manual for parenting gifted children.  You've got a different model of child from most parents."

Register here

February 9, 2022

   

Educational Philosophies

 

Understanding a school’s educational approach will help you see beyond a label (public, Common Core,

Montessori, faith-based, gifted, etc.) 

 to what your child’s learning experience would truly be 

Register here

March 2022

   

Kindergarten Admissions Q&A

 

Join our pre-Kindergarten parents to talk about the admissions process and how Bellevue Discovery parents made decisions while choosing a kindergarten for their child

May 2022

   

Designing a Summer Inquiry Project for Your Child

The process, benefits and challenges of Inquiry Learning ~ Creating a home culture of inquiry

Valuing downtime nd tinkering ~ Helping your child pursue a passion ~ Framing an Inquiry Project