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Gifted Children Need Support

Gifted children frequently encounter less academic support at school than children at the opposite end of the spectrum.

Why is it that gifted children are not always given as much instructional support as children with learning difficulties? 307 more words

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What to Do When the CogAT is Over: Part 2

In our last blog post, we discussed what to do when the CogAT test is over. As important as the CogAT test is, it’s also important to have a plan for when your child finishes the test and still has to do well in school. 287 more words


Planning for Next Year But Still Enjoying This One

Homeschooling has been going surprisingly well since we began December 1. My son says it’s the best thing he’s ever done, better than any public school or private school could be. 269 more words


Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling 1/12/15 - 1/17/15

This week was a really great week! Madison loves her Art class at the ArtHouse and completed a painting she titled ‘Tornado.’ I’ll be honest, it freaked me out a little with the smiley face. 2,237 more words


What to Do When the CogAT is Over

I don’t have to tell you how important it is that your child do well on the CogAT test. At this very moment, parents around the country are frantically preparing their child for this test, since many school districts give it toward the beginning of the year. 474 more words


What to do When your Kid is Smarter than You

I gave birth to a small, grumpy old man. Wrinkled and scowling, he looked at me with a face that said he was already bored. He screamed at me for months, complaining about the food, refusing to sleep in the unacceptable accommodations provided for him until he was finally able to articulate himself verbally. 883 more words


Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling 1/5/15-1/10/15

I was hoping after the trying week we had last week that this week would be better. And thankfully it was. We began our activities and I think that helped a lot. 2,475 more words