On Homeschool Monitoring

homeschool monitoring

In her March 2, 2017 Washington Post article, “These activists want greater home-school monitoring. Parent groups say no way,” Lisa Lednicer discussed possible additional regulations for homeschoolers in response to claims of abuse and neglect. We at GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum felt the need to add to the conversation. GHF … Continue reading

Gifted Wins: Celebrating Our Kids

Gifted Wins

“Three-year-old Prodigy Discovers Cure for Cancer!” “Gifted Child Invents Perpetual Motion Machine!”  Have you read headlines like this and thought, “My child must not be gifted”? Maybe you didn’t doubt your child’s giftedness, but feared sharing your personal success stories, knowing that what represented a major win for you would … Continue reading

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

GHF in the Philippines

Philippines

As the GHF Philippines Regional Contact, Teresa Gumap-as Dumadag attended the Philippine Center for Gifted Education (PCGE) conference, where she provided information and distributed GHF’s free brochures. Though most of the attendees were teachers and school staff, many parents did attend. Teresa met with some of the guest speakers and … 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

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