Build It Challenge, Feb 18
Thirty Seven 2nd-6th grade students (3 HS freshman leaders and 3 GEAR board members) had a great time yesterday at the Build it Challenge. The students displayed impressive design and problem solving skills. They worked hard for 90 minutes making something to address the problem of "Excess Trash". Thanks to all who registered and came to work! To see pictures, check out the GEAR FB page!
Coffee and Conversation
About 20 parents were live to learn together about Project Based Learning from Sycamore's own Director of Curriculum and Instruction. In addition, the presentation was recorded and can be viewed on our facebook page. Follow this link for the power point slides for this presentation. Make sure you note that there are working videos on several of the pages.
Coffee and Conversation with Mindy Zellner: How students qualify and how gifted students are served.
About 20 parents were present to hear this talk. The power point presentation can be accessed here.
2018 Summer Workshop (Rising 1-6 grades)
Thursday July 19, 2018—DISCOVER YOUR CREATOONITY!--
$5/student. Held at Blue Ash Rec Center
Rising 1st- 2nd Graders- 5:30-6:30 PM
Rising 3rd-6th Graders- 7:00-8:30 PM
GEAR Informational Speaker, Oct 25
OAGC Parent Day, October 15, 2017
October 15, 2:30-6pm, Hilton Easton, Columbus, OH
Keynote presenter Dr. James T. Webb will speak about Social Emotional needs of gifted children and about gifted parent burnout. In addition, several breakout sessions will be available. Registration is $5.
Book Worms Blast Off to the Moon, September 29, 2017
On Friday, September 29, the GEAR Book Worms met at the Drake Planetarium for a presentation about the phases of the moon, followed by a Lego Lab designed around this fall's book Midnight on the Moon (Magic Treehouse #8) by Mary Pope Osborne! We also learned how to identify several constellations and tried our hand at building Lego moon buggies. What a fun field trip!
Parent Book Talk, February 15, 2017
Parents of Sycamore students met to discuss the book, “How to Raise an Adult”, by Julie Lythcott-Haims, on Feb 15 at 7pm in the High School Hub.