Tag: learning

The Gift of Curiosity

Madison has been a self driven learner since she was born. I didn’t fully realize how much until she was 18 months old and recited her ABC’s on her own and sang anything she heard on her own from memory. From Twinkle Twinkle Little… Continue Reading “The Gift of Curiosity”

Homeschooling a Gifted Child is an Evolving Process

I thought I had it all figured out. 🙂 But I was told during my first year of homesçhooling I would be changing my curriculum and figuring things out many times. And they were right. 🙂 Madison is a free spirit that doesn’t like… Continue Reading “Homeschooling a Gifted Child is an Evolving Process”

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”

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