Five Products for the Future Architect or Engineer in Your Home

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Children are natural engineers and designers. In our house, books like Iggy Peck, Architect and Rosie Revere, Engineer have sparked bursts of creativity. Check out these awesome products for the architect or engineer in your life, all highly recommended by our GHF families!   MagnaTiles – The price tag on … Continue reading

Top 11 Books to Inspire Your Family – Inspirational Reading

Top 11 Inspirational Books Gifted children are often known for their entrepreneurial spirit, intense need for justice, compassion, and moral sensitivity. Inspirational books can be the root of a big idea or just the encouragement a child needs to bring creativity to life. I’ve compiled a list of books and … Continue reading

GHF Latin Course Descriptions

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GHF Online is pleased to partner with Justin Schwamm and the Tres Columnae Project to offer Latin for today’s learners! Conventional foreign language textbooks are filled with long vocabulary lists, grammar charts, and disconnected presentations of language and culture. The Tres Columnae Project breaks with that tradition, and is instead … Continue reading

Fall 2016 GHF Ambassador Update

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Gwyn Ridenhour: Our Hybrid Education and STEAM Advocate GHF Ambassador Gwyn Ridenhour is a former children’s librarian, a home educator, and the founder and author of STEAM-Powered Classroom, where you can find creative, student-centered education ideas along with a children’s non-fiction resource review vlog. She has two profoundly gifted kids, … Continue reading

Finding Mentors – an excerpt from Writing Your Own Script

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Following is an excerpt on Finding Mentors from Writing Your Own Script:  A Parent’s Role in the Gifted Child’s Social Development by Corin Barsily Goodwin and Mika Gustavson, MFT   ~~~~~~ Adults, young adults, and older youths can be great resources for gifted and 2e children. Many older people are thrilled to … Continue reading

From the Board: Ten Years Ago!

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Ten years ago, a group of parents felt frustrated at the lack of understanding and resources available for kids like theirs. Though they didn’t actually know what “kids like theirs” meant at that time, although clearly something different was happening. The needs of their children were difficult or impossible to … Continue reading

Bees on the Roof: A Book Review

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Most of our experience, our knowledge and our thinking is organized as stories. —Daniel Pink Learning through stories is different than learning by memorizing facts or individual ideas. Stories provide a context for information and, if well-written, create an emotional connection, helping our brains understand and retain specific facts and … Continue reading

Beyond K12: Career (and Life) Options

by Wes Beach Young people are inundated with similar, prescriptive, one-size- fits-all messages that come at them from many directions: The surest route to a successful life is to build an exceptional record in K-12 schools, especially in high school, proceed directly to a prestigious college or university, earn a degree, and sincerely … Continue reading

GHF Press Books Now Available Worldwide!

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GHF strives to support and advocate on behalf of gifted and twice-exceptional families throughout the world. Our online global presence gives families and professionals access to timely information about the issues and needs facing this unique population through our online community, free brochures, blog hops, articles, online classes, and so … Continue reading