Gifted and Twice-Exceptional: Revisiting 2E Issues

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Revisiting 2E Issues The issues that come with giftedness and twice-exceptionality never really disappear. We all need refresher courses on how to best support and cope with gifted and 2e issues. Learn how to create an environment where the gifted/2e people in your life can thrive. —– 2e: All I … Continue reading

The Difficulties of Being Gifted

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In the world of misnomers, the term “gifted” ranks high. True, understanding concepts way above one’s age-level or creating insightful works most adults couldn’t dream of can bring deep satisfaction to the gifted child. But what about the isolation? The intensities that drive away potential friends? The difficulty finding people … Continue reading

Gifted Children: The Importance of Finding Intellectual Peers and Community

Gifted Children: The Importance of Finding Intellectual Peers and Community. All kids need friends, but asynchrony exacerbates the challenge of finding a like-minded peer. Intellectual, emotional and developmental differences, societal misperceptions, and more may contribute to a sense of loneliness even in the midst of a group of age peers. Read the … Continue reading

Homeschool a Foreign Language or Two with FluentU

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by Carissa Leventis-Cox Learned Seven Languages, but Mastered None In my academic life, I have learned Spanish, Tagalog, Mandarin, German, Italian, and French (in addition to English), but unfortunately I do not keep up with any of my foreign languages. I have forgotten most through disuse or never learned them … Continue reading

Gifted 2E Kids: What Makes Them Twice-Exceptional

Being gifted can be its own challenge, but many gifted kids face additional hurdles which can mask or hamper their potential. Join these twice-exceptional kids and their families as they learn that the challenges that they face are what will help them soar. ~~~~~~ Blessed by our Twice Exceptional Homeschooled … Continue reading

Gifted Wins: Intro to Planet Earth

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Brevity is not my strong suit, but some things are worth the effort. GHF Online’s Intro to Planet Earth is one such thing. My son was enrolled in the class this fall. I was nervous, as he’d never taken any academic classes before. He loved it! Ms. Madeline was a … Continue reading

Recognizing Giftedness in Our Children and Ourselves

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Recognizing the giftedness in our children often leads to our seeing the giftedness in ourselves. Follow these stories of parents as they recognize the giftedness in their children and then realize that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. ~~~~~~ 2e in the Family – Loving the Alien in … Continue reading

Loving the Unexpected Gifts of Giftedness

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  Life’s challenges often bring unexpected gifts. This certainly holds true when parenting and educating gifted and twice-exceptional kids. Read GHF’s latest blog hop to discover the unexpected joys, kindnesses, and pleasures these unique children bring to our lives. ~~~~~~ 6 Ways Having a Gifted Child Changed My Life ~ … Continue reading

Educating Gifted Children: The Many Ways We Approach Their Learning

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  Just as gifted children’s abilities and interests vary widely, so do the educational options that work for each child. Read our latest blog hop to discover the approaches that have worked for gifted and 2e families, and those that haven’t. Look to our bloggers’ suggestions for ways to tweak … Continue reading