The Role of Mentoring in Student Success

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by Madeline Goodwin, Director of GHF Online Classes As a homeschooler, I spent a lot of time doing extracurricular activities based on my interests. Sometimes these were group activities; sometimes one-on-one lessons. The ones I remember most clearly, and the ones where I learned the most, were the ones where … Continue reading

Writing What You Know: The Magic of Fanfiction

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Imagine yourself thrust into the wonderous universe of Harry Potter, where mystical creatures and mythical items abound. Trickery and spells combine with stories of morality and friendship and truth and justice—simple, universal, beautiful stories. But certain aspects of the Harry Potter universe remain unexplained in the books, though they easily could … Continue reading

Meet Jenny Curzan, GHF Outreach Manager

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Like many families, we started our journey with GHF with a family membership, after following on social media for years. Each and every blog post and social media post resonated with us. What an incredible feeling to connect with like-minded parents sharing our unique experience. Last year, our son took eight classes with GHF Online. He loved each … Continue reading

Spend the Summer with Friends!

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This summer you can have fun and learn with friends: characters from your favorite books, movies, and television shows! GHF Online classes encourage your child to engage with students and instructors on everything from Disney History to Harry Potter to Speculative Literature to literally any fandom that interests them through The Art … Continue reading

You Are Invited: GHFO Spring 2018 Art Show!

Updated: Here’s the video from the Spring Art Show!   ————————————————————————————————————————– You are cordially invited to attend an online art show hosted by students from the GHF Online class, Artful Animals. Throughout this past semester, students have learned about drawing and painting all kinds of animals, those with feathers, fur, scales, and more! They would now … Continue reading

Supporter Profile: IMACS

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The Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (memorable acronym: IMACS) has been a Premium Plus GHF supporter since 2014, and we appreciate their longstanding commitment to providing online courses for gifted homeschoolers. IMACS offered its first online course for talented students in 1998. In fact, several of IMACS’ most talented … Continue reading

Summer Science Fun!

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Learn about science from actual scientists! GHF Online classes encourage your child to engage with fellow students and real scientists, as they explore scientific ideas and topics. GHF Online offers a variety of programs specially designed for gifted and twice-exceptional kids. Our science programming follows your child’s interests and lets them … Continue reading

From School to GHFO to Success as a Scientist

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by Erin Sheldon The GHFO classes have helped my shy, quirky, 2e girl bloom. She experienced her first success as a student in Ms. Madeline’s Biosphere class. She began really honing her interest in a variety of biology concepts in half a dozen GHFO classes. Here she is spending her March break in a … Continue reading

From 2e Newsletter: Online Enrichment

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Our Director of GHF Online Classes, Madeline Goodwin, recently had the privilege of being interviewed by the amazing folks over at 2e Newsletter. They discussed how our online classes are structured and our target audience, and a few of our instructors chimed in, too. Read more.        Read what other … Continue reading

Twice Exceptional (2e) Resource Roundup

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Giftedness is not just test scores or academic achievement. Gifted children can be twice-exceptional—both gifted and have learning differences—resulting in an extreme asynchrony that can exponentially increase parenting challenges. These exceptionalities may include autism, auditory and visual processing issues, dyslexia and dysgraphia, sensory integration dysfunction, ADD or ADHD, bipolar disorder, OCD, … Continue reading