Month: February 2015

The Misdiagnosis of Giftedness, ADD & ADHD

I am very saddened this evening. I have officially heard from too many parents that either they have had a teacher suggest that their gifted child has ADD or ADHD or that their Pediatrician has referred a child to a Psychiatrist that does not…

February Discovery Days at the Perot Museum

Madison’s favorite place to visit (aside from Disney World) is our local Science Museum, the Perot. Each month they feature Discovery Days on the second Saturday of the month where families discover the fun of science together. You can try out real experiments, design…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Third Week in February 2015

I am proud to announce that this week we found out that Madison’s Lego creation of dogs won and she is now an official member (out of 10) of the Lego Creative Crew Team for Legoland Discovery Center DFW. With becoming a member of…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Second Week in February 2015

This week was full of hands on learning and fun activities. Madison attended a robotics homeschool class at our local Science museum. It is a part classroom learning environment with hands on activities and learning out in the museum. She always learns a lot…

Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day

Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day. On Tuesday we visited the Dallas Children’s Aquarium for Homeschool Day. It was perfect for Madison and she loved it! They handed out curriculum packets, had tables set up with activities and brought in live animals from the Dallas…

Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh My!

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh My! It would have been pretty cool if I could have said we went to Oz, but we didn’t. 🙂 This past weekend we enjoyed a mildly chilly day at the Dallas Zoo. In the month of February,…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The First Week in February 2015

I had decided to blog by unit versus week and of course as soon as decide that, I realize this unit is really long and with all of the activities we have in the month of February it would be a really, really, really…

Am I Qualified to Homeschool My Own Child?

I am so grateful for the support I have from the local homeschooling group we are a part of. I am on a new journey of homeschooling and the suggestions and advice I receive each week may seem like small bits from those who…

Our Week of Homeschooling – The End of January

I was going to do a weekly update just to record what we are doing and as a way to look back to see what worked best and what didn’t, but it seems a little cumbersome. So I thought I’d do it by unit…

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