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    Dear Parents,

     My name is Laura Link and I am excited to introduce myself as your child's gifted teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. This is my fourth year working with small groups of gifted students. I will be at Dewey on Mondays and Tuesdays.  I have been teaching for St. Louis Public Schools for 15 years as a classroom teacher and I have been at Dewey for the past 8 years. I have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, a Master's degree in Education with a specialization in Library Media, and I have my Gifted Certification from Lindenwood University.

     Gifted students are unique learners and have special needs and I am looking forward to working with your child to develop and enhance their education. I will challenge your child to problem-solve, analyze, and think critically through projects based on student interests.  I will work closely with their classroom teacher to ensure that I am aligning your child’s learning goals with those of the regular classroom, while adding the depth and challenge that your child needs. The gifted pull-out program will both enrich and accelerate their learning.

     I can't wait to work with your child to make sure they are challenged and excited about learning. If you have any questions, please email me at Laura.Link@slps.org.

     

    Sincerely,

    Laura Link

    Gifted Pull-Out Teacher

    Dewey, Mann, Buder, and Woerner Elementary