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?
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.
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."
February 9, 2022
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
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
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