“Make me.” ~Any Gifted Kid, age 7
Fun and games can be part of the package when teaching … Continue reading
Homeschooling is filled with surprising, joyful moments. Discoveries that lead learning down a new path. Hard-won breakthroughs. Spontaneous … Continue reading
Many families find themselves transitioning between school and homeschooling to better meet the needs and celebrate the quirkiness of their gifted children. What challenges do these families face? How … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
In the world of misnomers, the term “gifted” ranks high.
True, understanding concepts way above one’s age-level or creating insightful works most … Continue reading
Ah, homeschooling! The fun! The togetherness! The freedom! The challenges! The drudgery! The exhaustion!
Everyone needs to change … Continue reading
Navigating Family Life When Gifted Traits Collide. Giftedness comes with intensities, high needs, and special needs. Activities and moments other families take for granted can become a planning … Continue reading
Gifted Children and the Role of Mentors. Gifted children’s highly honed, often quirky interests can quickly outpace a parent’s ability to teach, much less even understand, the concepts. Time to find mentors! Mentors … Continue reading
Gifted Children: Academic and Career Planning Beyond K-12. Many gifted children take alternative educational paths, often with support and scaffolding all the way. But their need for intellectual challenge and their … Continue reading
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, … Continue reading