Tag: Giftedness

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?”

Summary of Our Gifted Journey

I’ve always noticed Madison was different, I just didn’t know why. Madison was born within an hour of my water breaking, I didn’t have time for drugs or for the doctor to show up. She had trouble transitioning and was put in the NICU… Continue Reading “Summary of Our Gifted Journey”

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