Category: Gifted

Gifted Homeschool Curriculum Update October 2018

This year we are keeping things pretty straight forward as far as classes go. Madison is taking  Prealebra 2, and then Intro to Algebra A, Critical Reading and Writing, Biology, World Geography, and Philosophy. She is also continuing Wordly Wise Book 8. So far this year… Continue Reading “Gifted Homeschool Curriculum Update October 2018”

Homeschooling a Radically Accelerated Profoundly Gifted Child

Raising Madison has been a trip. She’s a trip. There’s no other way to explain it really. In a nutshell, I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I agreed to homeschool her. I had no idea what she could accomplish… Continue Reading “Homeschooling a Radically Accelerated Profoundly Gifted Child”

The Dog Days of Summer

I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! We are winding ours down and gearing up for the new school year. Madison kicked her summer off with attending a YMCA camp on the lake. She enjoyed horseback riding, boating/tubing, the B.B. range, field games,… Continue Reading “The Dog Days of Summer”

Gifted Homeschool Curriculum Update May 2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see the disclosure policy. Madison wrapped up her Spring Semester by completing Intro to Latin, Philosophy, Political Systems, and Wordly Wise Book 7. She also finished her year long Introduction to Composition, which was an accredited course… Continue Reading “Gifted Homeschool Curriculum Update May 2018”

A Weekend of Fun: Physics Fest and Waco

At the beginning of April, we took a quick weekend trip to College Station, TX to attend Physics Fest at Texas A&M. We pass through Waco, TX on our way so I decided we’d stop and visit things we have had on our bucket… Continue Reading “A Weekend of Fun: Physics Fest and Waco”

Gifted Homeschooling Curriculum Update February 2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my complete disclosure policy. Here is an update on what Madison is currently learning by subject. 🙂 Math: We began using ALEKS in October and it is working very well for Madison. This is the first… Continue Reading “Gifted Homeschooling Curriculum Update February 2018”

Washington D.C. Day 7

Day 7 was our last day in Washington D.C. Jeff took Madison back to the Museum of Natural History while I got everything packed up. She insisted on going back to the butterfly garden again. 😂 They stopped to take pictures along the National… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 7”

Washington D.C. Day 6

Day 6 of our Washington D.C. Vacation was probably the longest day…. We started out visiting Mount Vernon in Virginia. Madison didn’t feel it was appropriate to smile in front of the tombs. Then we went back to D.C. and visited the Martin Luther… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 6”

Washington D.C. Day 5

On Day five of our Washington D.C vacation we had a wonderful visit with family in the area. It was great to catch up and spend time. In the evening we decided to go to the World War II Memorial. Madison also worked on… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 5”

Washington D.C. Day 4

On Day 4 of our Washington D.C. vacation we visited Ford’s Theater. It has changed a lot since I went when I was 12! They now have a museum that you go through first. It was amazing! We opted for the audio companion as… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 4”

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