My son was two-and-a-half when my family left Montreal to move to Calgary. There were lots of positive things about heading West, including a better job for my husband and being significantly closer to my family in BC. But I was worried about my son losing his French. I have a BA in French and speak French fluently, but I speak to my kids mainly in English while my francophone husband talks to them in French.
As kids are heading back to school, many parents are continuing with Distance Education instead of having their kids return to public school. How can you support your kids’ education during these new and unprecedented circumstances? Here’s what the experts say.
A a parent of a gifted learner, you know the problems involved in finding ‘just right’ units of study for each subject area. And you also know that gifted children are not necessarily gifted in every subject area. Choosing the proper materials for each subject can be a daunting task. In addition, some gifted children lag behind in other developmental areas such as social skills, emotional maturity, and even physical skills. It can be challenging to select the proper curriculum to meet your child’s specific needs.
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