Month: June 2015

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling, the Third and Fourth Week of June 2015

Madison had a wonderful time at her LLELA Nature Camp. Here are a couple of pictures courtesy of LLELA’s Facebook Page. They have lots of family friendly activities. Click HERE to view their event calendar. Madison is moving right along in Redbird Advanced Math…

Summer Fun at the Dallas Museum of Art

This week Madison attended a week long summer camp and a homeschool class at the Dallas Museum of Art. She had the best time and we will definitely be doing these again! The Dallas Museum of Art has wonderful family activities all summer long…

ArtHouse Projects

Madison is continuing to take art classes through the summer at the ArtHouse. Here are some of her most recent projects:

Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft – Madison’s Egypt Video Tour

Madison loves Minecraft and it can becoming addicting for her. I was having a hard time balancing it for her until we came upon Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft. The lessons in Skcrafty compliment a lot of the lessons we have done or are planning on…

The Difference a Gifted and Talented Teacher Can Make

I realized after writing my last post that there was one person who really had a positive impact on my daughter’s life  in public school and was a highlight for her days there. The one person that truly believed in her.  Admist the misery…

Guilty Feelings

Since Madison was a baby she was always driven to learn. Constantly and in her own way. I noticed early on that when her mind was ‘worked’ her behavior greatly improved so I let her lead and provided as many learning experiences as possible….

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – April – June 2015

The last week in April to the first week in June have been a blur. 🙂 We went to Disney World and had an awesome vacation. Madison also turned 8. Madison has finished 3rd grade Math in Redbird Advanced Mathematics and is continuing on…

What Do I Want For My Children’s Future? 

As a parent you envision what you want for your children. If you had one goal for your child in life and only one goal, what would it be?  My goal is for my children to be happy. Regardless of what that means. It…

Redbird Advanced Learning Courses and my Take on Common Core

Recently another online Math program was circulated for free summer practice for the kids in public schools. I tried it to see how Madison would do with the Common Core problems and Madison passed second grade level with flying colors which made me feel…

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