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    Jump to new posts Re: College admissions notes by Wren @ Today at 09:52 AM

    I appreciate the notes and wondered if there is a follow up after the whole process. DD is in 10th grade and a 12th grader in her school, going to Columbia, is offering consulting to younger kids to help them plan out, which subject tests, essay str
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    Jump to new posts Re: Need guidance: math placement in middle school by Yanaz @ Yesterday at 10:55 PM

    And thanks for this video 👍🏻
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    Jump to new posts Re: Need guidance: math placement in middle school by Yanaz @ Yesterday at 10:52 PM

    Yes ! Youíre right ! Itís more like extra work for gifted and advanced kids in her class! And yes, he is HG student ! But Iím thinking he needs this accelerated math! otherwise he has nothing to do in a regular math class! Thatís why I want him to
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    Jump to new posts Re: John Hopkins CTY Program by JudAU @ Yesterday at 07:28 PM

    It has been a few months and she got into the gifted program and is almost done with another math class. I continue to see the gains in her writing and comprehension. In fact, her older brother who is also a gifted writer, is going to take it next e
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    Jump to new posts Re: Need guidance: math placement in middle school by JudAU @ Yesterday at 07:18 PM

    LAUSD does not allow this type of true acceleration so the teacher is probably introducing the fun and accessible parts to keep bright kids interested. The absolute fastest they allow actual acceleration is to have a few district schools have Albebra
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    Jump to new posts See World While Social Distancing, Virtual Tours! by indigo @ Yesterday at 09:05 AM

    See the World While Social Distancing With These Virtual Tours by Alexandra Schonfeld Newsweek March 18, 2020 Quote:"While many still have to work from home, the question remains: What to do with the free time available when trips to the movi
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    Jump to new posts Re: Anxiety in the time of the virus by greenlotus @ 04/05/20 12:49 PM

    Thank you all so much. Absolutely amazing in the midst of this that we have been able to work out a good situation for DD. I understand that her meds will take awhile to reach full affect, but we have not seen any negative side affects so far. Again,
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    Jump to new posts Re: Anxiety in the time of the virus by aeh @ 04/03/20 06:47 AM

    Oh good to hear there's been at least this positive. Best to you and your DD.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Anxiety in the time of the virus by Platypus101 @ 04/03/20 03:40 AM

    Good luck greenlotus - I am wishing you and DD all the best in the meds trial. Anxiety is a beast to live with. Here's hoping she finds the support and relief that allows her to be the self she wants to be. Hugs to you and both DDs in these strang
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    Jump to new posts Re: Anxiety in the time of the virus by greenlotus @ 04/02/20 08:30 PM

    Update: due to the corona virus, doctors can now work across state borders and write scripts as well for people in other locations. We were happy to work with DD's previous psych who put DD on a trial run of anti-anxiety meds. I will be curious how t
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    Hello everyone ! My DS10 is in 4th grade at Carpenter. His teacher has a small group of 7-8 kids in the class, who do advanced math ( Algebra 1) And until some time I didnít even know that my son is in this group! I mean, of course I knew that he i
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