Category: NYC’s Best Places for G&T Kids

The NYC G&T Process: An Insiders Guide to Admissions & Testing

THE NYC GIFTED & TALENTED PROCESS: AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO ADMISSIONS & TESTING FOR PUBLIC & PRIVATE SCHOOLS Whether you’re set on Hunter, citywide, districtwide, private or your local public school, don’t miss P.A.L.’s Signature Workshop on the G&T Process. Join Karen Quinn, the best-selling author of the Ivy Chronicles and Testing for Kindergarten, along with NYC Gifted and Talented…

‘Tis the Season, The P.A.L. Workshops 2012-2013

  Join us for the P.A.L. Workshop Series, 2012-2013 season, beginning this month as parents, experts and educators together explore gifted & talented education and talent development. We look at the issues, the solutions and the resources available locally. Plus, we’re pleased to announce our first NYC G&T Conference in the Spring. We’ll have the top authorities on G&T education,…

Did You Say FREE?

For NYC kids, summer is only a week away, so don’t miss P.A.L.’s final Spring 2012 wrap-up FREE event –with great giveaways throughout the evening–and learn how to support your child’s gifts, talents and interests this summer and all year long. Supporting Your Child’s Gifts & Talents: A Talent Development Roundtable, is this Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 pm for…

Supporting Your Child’s Gifts & Talents

As parents, it’s not hard to pick up on our child’s interest areas, whether it’s dinosaurs, cats, princesses, or other obvious passions. But for the child who shows natural ability in music, yet refuses piano lessons, or artistic ability but doesn’t want formal art classes; or loves to play chess, but won’t participate in competitions, how can parents encourage without…

Finding New York City’s ‘Top’ School for YOUR Child

Sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith. That’s what I’ve learned, and sometimes it pays off. With so many choices in New York City– and yet sometimes so few appropriate or viable options– how do you choose the best school for your child? As parents, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the hoops you have to jump…

More on Citywide G&T Programs

According to DNAinfo.com, the following distinctions were summarized according to parents of the Citywide schools at a PACE event this past week. And speaking of parents, if you want to chat with a parent directly about a G&T program that their child attends, whether its a Citywide, District or private school program, let us know and we’ll do our best…

Considering CityWide G&T Programs?

Considering a Citywide Gifted & Talented Public School for Your Child? If so, this FREE panel discussion, entitled, “The Parent’s Perspective on Citywide G&T Education” by our friends at PACE, (Parents’ Alliance for Citywide Education) may be  a great opportunity for you to meet parents and reps from each of the five Citywide G&T Programs. Details: Tuesday April 17, 2012. 7-8:30…

The Gifted &Talented Smörgåsbord

Smörgåsbord. I love that word… it reminds me of Florida restaurants I frequented in the summers with my dad and grandparents growing up. They offered loads of bland, under-salted, over-processed food, but the dessert buffet was amazing. Or so it was to a sugar addict who was plenty satisfied with chocolate pudding and whipped cream. But I digress… This month-…

The Motherload of G&T Information

Many of us are familiar with the extensive resources on the Davidson Gifted and Hoagies websites, but when our kids need extra at-level support  it’s sometimes a daunting task to sift through all the options. Whether you’re looking for local or online resources for math, science, reading, mentoring options for your child, after school or summer programs, or even meet-up…