Tag: homeschooling

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. I worried about how the other kids would treat her. I worried about how the professors would treat her. I also worried…

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…

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…

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…

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.

A Childhood of a Profoundly Gifted Child

I have been doing a lot of reflecting. Reflecting on Madison’s childhood. I asked her the other day if her college class was just like she thought it would be or if it disappointed her. She said it was everything she thought it would…

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/

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