K / 1 SAGE News
As the heart of the gifted community, the mission of the SAGE Center is to ensure all students, as members of a global society, foster their uniqueness, develop their potential, and embrace their true belonging through learning experiences distinguished by:
- Courageous exploration and discovery of passions in a flexible and innovative environment
- Support systems for students, staff, and community
- Ownership and self-regulation in a student-driven culture
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Students have wrapped up our unit on perfectionism and have moved into our giftedness unit. They are examining their own unique strengths and abilities. We will then be learning how to communicate our strengths and abilities and use these to reach our full potentials.
We heard from several parents since conferences that resources on anxiety and overexcitabilites would be appreciated. Attached below is an article from the National Association of Gifted Children. It also supports the Affective unit we are studying and a blog post from a gifted educational consultant and parent.
Home connection: Ask your child what their favorite strategy for adding and subtracting within 1000 is.
Over the next few weeks students will be applying what they have learned about insects and their adaptations to create their own insects with adaptations to survive in a habitat of their choice. They will be using multi-media to create these 3D insects.