Pirates, Politics and Poets: A look at the 16th-19th centuries

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For several years now, I have been preparing this course about pirates and world history, called Pirates, Politics and Poets. One of my children created the spark when he said he wanted to study pirates, but not just their lifestyles. Why did they go to sea? What were the political, social, or … Continue reading

Lincoln Butters’ Hero’s Journey

Lincoln, 10, participated in the spring semester of GHF Online’s Harry Potter and the Hero’s Journey class taught by Allison Stieger. He really enjoyed stepping through each book to examine how the hero’s journey could be applied, as well as how mythology influenced the stories. His semester-end project was to apply the hero’s journey to his own life. Lincoln chose to share his journey from the “ordinary world” of attending school and “crossing the threshold” to the extraordinary world of homeschooling. He has found many mentors and allies on his journey, including his excellent instructors at GHF Online. Continue reading

Fun with Chemistry! GHFO is now offering Chem I & II

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Children all over the globe are fascinated by the periodic table of elements; but what does it mean? GHF Online is now offering two levels of chemistry for your element loving learner, to be taught by veteran instructor and gifted/2e advocate Jade Rivera. Introduction to Chemistry is your child’s chance … Continue reading

Fundamentals of Chemistry‏ with GHFO

by Susanne Thomas GHFO, Director of Online Education I can remember early on in my homeschooling journey, when others would say “Oh, I could never homeschool” and my thinking “Pfft, I graduated high school (and college). I’ll be fine.” While that remains true, I will admit that I’ve found some … Continue reading

Online Class Descriptions

The Gift of Learning Gift Certificates are available in $50 and $100 denominations and can be applied to any GHF Online course, webinar, camp, or workshop. Gift Certificates will be delivered via email within 48 hours of purchase. The perfect gift of learning from Grandma or Grandpa! Click here to … Continue reading

Give the gift of learning

Celebrate the holidays with GHF Online gift certificates. Gift certificates are available in $50 and $100 denominations and can be applied to any GHF Online course, webinar, camp, or workshop. From November 26, 2013, through January 4, 2014, GHF Online gift certificates are available at a 10% discount. Pay just $45 … Continue reading