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

Implications of “Turning the Tide” for Homeschoolers

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By Lori Dunlap In case you missed it last month, there was a new attention-grabbing report released by the Harvard Graduate School of Education that has caused quite a stir in the college admissions community. Just as many high school students were enduring final exams and simultaneously keeping an eye on the mailbox for college acceptance … Continue reading

Mom Tested Tips to Enjoy Kids in the Kitchen

My kids love being in the kitchen. They experiment with their own recipes and learn about success and failure. They talk my husband and me into tasting some very questionable-looking creations. After a few less-than-flavorful experiments, I convinced my seven-year-old that cookbooks are not for the weak and recipes are not … Continue reading

Educating Gifted Children: The Many Ways We Approach Their Learning

educating gifted children: the many ways

  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

Teaching Mythology to Kids

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One of the best things about teaching myth to kids is the wonderful way it imparts critical thinking skills. Myth is a very fluid concept, and it heartily resists the kids’ attempts to put what they learn about the stories into little boxes, like “this is a thing that I … Continue reading

Educating Your Gifted Child: How One Public School Teacher Embraced Homeschooling

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    by Celi Trépanier         What would make a dedicated public school teacher decide to homeschool her own children? In her new book, Educating Your Gifted Child: How One Public School Teacher Embraced Homeschooling, Celi Trépanier (crushingtallpoppies.com) shares her journey from a top teacher in traditional … Continue reading