Tag: Gifted Homeschool

Summary of Our Gifted Journey

Summary of Our Gifted Journey.

A Homeschool Field Trip to the Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Arts District is an amazing place for children and offers so many kid friendly learning opportunities. The first Saturday of each month, the Nasher Sculpture Center hosts Target First Saturdays. On Target First Saturdays admission to the Nasher Sculpture Center is free… Continue Reading “A Homeschool Field Trip to the Dallas Arts District”

The Gifted Child, the Perfectionist and Art Class

Madison enjoys her extra-curricular activities, especially her art class! Here is Madison at art class: Here’s the breakdown of the gifted child and perfectionism: Madison loves art. Gifted children can be a challenge when it comes to perfectionism. Madison is a perfectionist and she… Continue Reading “The Gifted Child, the Perfectionist and Art Class”

The Fun Stuff – Homeschooling Activities

So by now I realize by my posts that it seems as all we do is formal learning and not a whole lot of fun stuff since I haven’t written about it. 🙂 So here’s the post with some of the fun learning we… Continue Reading “The Fun Stuff – Homeschooling Activities”

Week Two and Three of Gifted Homeschooling 2014

I’m exhausted. My house looks like it was hit by a tornado. But, Madison is speeding along with her schoolwork happily. The things I have learned from week two and three of homeschooling are: 1. There’s absolutely no point in making her do multiple… Continue Reading “Week Two and Three of Gifted Homeschooling 2014”

A Different Approach to Learning for Highly Gifted Homeschoolers

After the first week of homeschooling I fully realized why I decided to listen to my daughter and grant her request to learn at home versus a public school classroom setting. It was because she learns differently. Completely differently. I have learned that is… Continue Reading “A Different Approach to Learning for Highly Gifted Homeschoolers”

The Week of August 25th: The First Official Week of Homeschool

Madison’s desk was all set for her first day of school: Madison was excited for her first week and it went very well until Friday. The beauty of homeschooling is that it is flexible. The one thing I have learned from other homeschoolers is… Continue Reading “The Week of August 25th: The First Official Week of Homeschool”

Hands on Learning – The Science Museum

One of Madison’s favorite places is the local Science Museum. We make several visits throughout the year. The weekend before our school started we visited to make sure we were able to catch the traveling Dinosaur exhibit before it moved on. Madison also enjoyed… Continue Reading “Hands on Learning – The Science Museum”

Homeschooling Update – The End of Summer and Begining of Our New Adventure!

We have begun our first week of home schooling and it is awesome! I love seeing Madison so happy. I wanted to share what we have worked on and mastered up to this point so that I can continue with updates from this point… Continue Reading “Homeschooling Update – The End of Summer and Begining of Our New Adventure!”

Why is Advocating for my Gifted Child Important?

I remember seeing a tweet on Twitter from a gifted adult and she said, ‘I wish my parents hadn’t asked me why I couldn’t just be normal’ repeatedly as I grew up. This tweet hit home, because Madison wasn’t even 4 years old yet,… Continue Reading “Why is Advocating for my Gifted Child Important?”

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