Category: Citywide G&T Schools

The Countdown Begins…

One month and counting! Register now for the NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium at NYU’s Kimmel Center and join us to: Support the cognitive, social and emotional needs of high ability kids, 2E and culturally diverse learners with advice from our featured presenters. Choose from any session within four strands that include: Talent Development, Social & Emotional Support, Negotiating the Practical & Supporting 2E & Diverse Learners and become stronger…

P.A.L.’s Top 10 Recommendations to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

 P.A.L.’s Top 10 Recommendations to Prevent  Summer Learning Loss: #1- Attend The P.A.L. Workshop’s Preventing Summer Slide session on May 21, 2013 at The Anderson School. We’ll  learn strategies from the experts and have hands-on opportunities to see how we can put the knowledge into action with literacy, math and even Mind Sport activities. #2- Summer Reading, Family Style. Make reading a family ordeal,…

How to Prevent Summer Learning Loss, or ‘Summer Slide’

On average, students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in math over the summer. Some students also lose more than two months in reading achievement, but parents can help change that. Keep those minds on fire this summer with math, literacy and enrichment activities to keep your K-6th grader engaged all summer long. Join us Tuesday, May 21…

What Will it Take for Your Child to Succeed?

What can YOU do to help your children succeed in school, and in life? Find out Tuesday, April 9 at P.A.L.’s thought-provoking panel discussion of middle school experts as we share the critical issues facing our NYC middle schoolers. Paul Tough’s book, How Children Succeed sets the tone for a conversation about character education, bullying and more. Parents will gain…

The P.A.L. Workshops Turns Two This Month!

On February 15, 2011, The P.A.L. Workshops launched with one mission in mind: to support the parents of New York City by providing educational workshops, talent development resources for our children, and experts to help navigate the best opportunities available to our children in one of the largest and most complicated educational systems in the country. We’ve organized and facilitated…

The P.A.L. Talent Showcase

We love when local media takes a moment to recognize talented youth who work hard at their craft. DNAinfo.com recently showcased a few NYC-based kids in their story, ‘Superstar City Kids Let Their Talents Shine from A Young Age.’ Parents are always looking for great resources, programs and mentors for their children, and this article provided a few great recommendations…

Gifted & Talented Panel Downtown Tonight!

Our amazing panel of parents and school leadership will be on hand this evening, October 16 to give perspectives on public, private, citywide, districtwide and Hunter gifted and talented programs. IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW YORK FAMILY MAGAZINE, Join P.A.L. for: GIFTED & TALENTED EDUCATION IN NYC: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ABOUT G&T PROGRAMMING Is gifted and talented education really that different?…

It’s ‘Parents as Partners’ Week in NYC

This just in… As part of a new initiative by the DOE, we’re pleased to see a dedicated week-long event for parent involvement that starts today! We’ve contacted the DOE’s Division of Family and Community Engagement Executive Director Jesse Mojica for more information, so stay tuned. For registration, sign up here. According to the DOE website: The Parent Academy is…

OPEN HOUSE SEASON IS HERE

If you’re considering a G&T school for your child, be sure to attend an open house this Fall or in the Spring. They fill up fast so check with the individual schools as soon as possible. This list is meant to be a starting point, and many other districtwide schools offer G&T programs and each has its own open house…

Contemplating Gifted & Talented Education in NYC for Your Child?

Don’t miss our upcoming P.A.L. Workshop Series on G&T Education in partnership with New York Family Magazine: A Roundtable Discussion About Gifted & Talented Education and Programming in New York City this Tuesday, October 16 from 6:30-8 pm at the Downtown Community in Tribeca. We’ll have parent and school reps from many of the G&T programs throughout New York City.…