2020-2021 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

August 2020

Helping Children Thrive

on the First Day of School

Learn effective strategies to help your child thrive when they start preschool or kindergarten.

 Learn how you can support your child’s growing independence, executive function skills and school readiness - online and in class.

September 2020

The Kindergarten Admissions Process & IQ Testing

 

Your goal is to find a school that is a good match for

your child, that will help your child develop their love

for learning. What is the admissions process for independent schools, and how does IQ testing work?

October 2020

Local Gifted Programs

& Writing School Applications

What are the gifted education options in Seattle and Eastside public and independent schools?

How do you let a school know your child and family would be a great fit for their community? 

November 2020

Educational Philosophies

 

7-8pm, Thurs., November 12

Open to the public

Register HERE

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 

December 2020

Bellevue Discovery Alumni Parent Panel

 

7-8pm, Thurs., December 10

BD parents only

 

Join our alumni parents as they

talk about what they enjoy and

wish were different at the schools their children attend. 

 

Previous panels included BD parents now at public schools,

Bush, Evergreen, Open Window,

Seattle Country Day, and UCDS

January 2021

Raising Young 

Gifted Children

 

7-8pm, Wed., January 20

Open to the public

Register HERE

 

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."

February 2021

Your Child's Temperament

 

7-8pm, Wed., February 24

Open to the public

Register HERE

Knowing how your child gathers energy, relates to the surrounding environment, and processes new learning is the key to determining 

 the kind of school that will help

your child thrive 

March 2021

Building Executive Function Skills

 

7-8pm, Wed., March 24

Open to the public

Register HERE

We want our children to learn the

self-management skills that will help them work toward their goals.

How can we help our children gain

the “tools of the mind” they need to live up to their potential? 

April 2021

Learning to Read, Learning to Write

 

7-8pm, Wed., April 21

Open to the public

Register HERE

Learn how young children grow as readers and writers and how you can encourage that growth at home. 

You will gain practical strategies

for supporting your child's literacy,

and be introduced to some outstanding children's books.

May 2021

Designing a Summer Inquiry Project for Your Child

    

7-8pm, Wednesday, May 12, Bellevue Discovery parents only

(including our 2021-2022 families)

    

The process, benefits & challenges of Inquiry Learining

Creating a home culture of inquiry ~ Valuing downtime and tinkering 

Helping your child pursue a passion ~ Framing an Inquiry Project

We Celebrate Diversity!

Bellevue Discovery does not discriminate on the basis of

ethnic background, family composition, gender or gender identity, nationality, physical ability, race, religion, sexual orientation or

other legally protected status in admission of qualified students, administration of educational programs, hiring and employment.

We believe diversity enriches learning and therefore seek to

promote and celebrate diversity at Bellevue Discovery.

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15600 NE 8th Street, Ste. B1-747, Bellevue, WA 98008

Physical Address

15749 NE 4th Street, Bellevue

2 blocks from Crossroads Mall

Contact Us:

(425) 223-5193

Admissions@BellevueDiscovery.org 

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