Tag: Gifted Homeschool

Intrinsic Motivation

I could shout this article to the rooftops. It’s such a great read, I felt the need to share it. https://freespiritpublishingblog.com/2018/11/12/8-ideas-for-building-intrinsic-motivation-to-learn-in-students/ Advertisements

Jumping Through Hoops

Madison loves to create. Especially when it comes to nature. She builds things with mud and leaves and sticks. Someday I am sure I’ll understand why she has done this since she could walk. But for now I don’t try to make sense of…

Finding Your Child’s Tribe

Having a child that isn’t like other children her age is challenging. Not only it is challenging for them intellectually, it is challenging emotionally and socially. And thus, it’s challenging for a parent to meet all of those needs. Especially at one time. Madison…

January 2017 Gifted Homeschooling Update

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my complete disclosure for more details. It snowed in Texas!!! Not a lot, but enough! 🙂 It’s funny, I wonder why I am always tired and have bags under my eyes and then I write a monthly…

Fall 2016: Core Gifted Curriculum for Homeschool

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. Madison finished up her summer with a lot of wonderful camps and good books. She attended Catholic Kidz Camp and took Cooking and Scratch through the Coppell Gifted Association. She…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Second and Third Week of July 2015

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy here. After much thought and prayer, we made the decision to withdraw Madison from the Makarios Learning Community. Even though it will be a great environment and community for others, we just felt…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The First Week of July 2015

Madison was super excited to finish up her first theory book this week in piano and to begin a new book. She is really enjoying her piano lessons. In art Madison created a picture using different mediums. She attended a one day camp with…

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…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The First Three Weeks of April 2015

It’s amazing how fast time flies when you are having fun. 🙂 As a continuation from our last update, we finished up our Moving Beyond the Page Poppy and Lifecycles units. In our Poppy unit, Madison learned about alliteration, prefixes and suffixes, and the rules for adding…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Last Week in March 2015

I want to start this post out by saying how much I love the Redbird Advanced Mathematics course that Madison is doing. The reason I love it so much, is because she loves it so much. And maybe a little bit of it is…

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

This week we experienced an ice and snow storm in Texas so Madison’s Homeschool class at the Perot Museum was canceled. It was a huge disappointment for her, but we got a lot of learning done, so it ended up working out.We happened to…

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…

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