Tag: Gifted

Along For The Ride – Gifted Parenting

Hi! I’m Madison’s mom, and I’m just along her journey for the ride. 😂 I thought the past however many years we’ve been homeschooling was one major ride, but nothing prepared me for dual credit college courses. I knew this was the right path;… Continue Reading “Along For The Ride – Gifted Parenting”

Radical Acceleration for the Win

This Fall, Madison started her first semester with a full course load. I was worried it would be too much for her since she is only 12. I worried about how the other kids would treat her. I worried about how the professors would… Continue Reading “Radical Acceleration for the Win”

The Past Six Months – A Quick Update and Advice Needed

The past six months have been a complete whirlwind. Over the summer we traveled to Hawaii, Kansas City, Southern Texas, and Orlando. We knew there would not be a chance to travel for over at least a year, so we packed it in. More… Continue Reading “The Past Six Months – A Quick Update and Advice Needed”

Radical Acceleration: A Successful Transition to College

Madison has wrapped up her Spring semester of classes for the 2018-2019 school year. Her transition to college this year has been a very positive one. Madison earned 100% in her First college course this semester and she was proud to accomplish this goal.… Continue Reading “Radical Acceleration: A Successful Transition to College”

Duke Tip Ceremony

Each spring, Duke TIP holds an award ceremony to honor 7th Grade Talent Search participants who do exceptionally well on the ACT or SAT. Madison was invited to our local state ceremony to honor her for her ACT scores. It was a fun ceremony,… Continue Reading “Duke Tip Ceremony”

When I Was Seven….

A blog post from Madison regarding radical acceleration in her own words: When I was seven years old, I made two very important decisions about my education and my future career. The first decision was regarding how I wanted to learn. My mother, who… Continue Reading “When I Was Seven….”

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

While we were at Physics Fest in College Station, Texas we took the opportunity to visit the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. We decided to start at the current rotating exhibit called Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America. It was… Continue Reading “George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum”

Physics Fest 2019

Earlier in April we traveled down to College Station, TX for Physics Fest at A&M. When we went last year we found out that Madison isn’t really into physics. 😂 But…she really likes the group we hang out with and socializing so we decided… Continue Reading “Physics Fest 2019”

College versus Kindergarten and Radical Acceleration

When Madison started community college I had a fear she wouldn’t like it. I knew it was the right choice, but I was still concerned. She hated Kindergarten and First grade. When she started homeschooling in Second grade we did a lot of hands… Continue Reading “College versus Kindergarten and Radical Acceleration”

Resources For Gifted Children

Having a gifted child can be overwhelming and exciting at the same. That’s putting it mildly. I have found on our journey that knowledge is not just power, but a matter of survival.

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