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

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

Book Review: Boost: An Invaluable Road Map

Book Review: Boost: An Invaluable Road Map

In Kelly Hirt‘s new educational must-have, Boost: 12 Effective Ways to Lift Up Our Twice-Exceptional Children, she encourages teachers to educate themselves about the often misunderstood population of students know as Twice Exceptional. As an educator for over 25 years and now a building principal, I can acknowledge that this … Continue reading

Book Review: Boost: Practical Strategies for Teachers and Families

Book Review: Boost: Practical Strategies for Teachers and Families

I found Kelly Hirt’s book, Boost: 12 Effective Ways to Lift Up Our Twice-Exceptional Children, to be a very helpful resource for education professionals who want to learn about the needs, intensities, sensitivities, and complexities of twice-exceptional children. The book offers practical strategies for meeting needs and supporting success. Hirt’s … Continue reading

Folletos de GHF disponibles en español!

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GHF: El fórum de homeschoolers superdotados anuncia con gusto que nuestros folletos educativos imprimibles están ahora disponibles en español! Nuestra organización tiene el propósito de hacer llegar nuestros materiales a la comunidad hispanohablante superdotada y doblemente excepcional (2e) y a aquellos que apoyan tal comunidad. Creemos que el acceso a … Continue reading

GHF Brochures: Now Available in Spanish!

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GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum is thrilled to announce our free GHF printable brochures are now available in Spanish! At GHF, we are committed to reaching out to the Spanish-speaking gifted and twice-exceptional (2e) community, and to those who work with this underserved population. We recognize that access to this information … Continue reading

Eight Books to help Calm Down during Anxious, Stressful Moments

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We’ve all been there. Another uncontrollable meltdown. What could have possibly triggered this one? Is it really because of something so minor, so trivial? From an itchy shirt to a stressful playdate, our gifted kids often worry, plan, have anxiety, or just plain freak out. But they—and you—are not alone! Our book … Continue reading