Middle College: An Alternative for High Schoolers

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As many parents of gifted and 2e teenagers experience, the typical public high school often does not fulfill their children’s educational and intellectual needs. Being bored in your favorite class does nothing to support a love of learning. Since most classes in high school run a full school year, students … 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

Calling budding environmental scientists!

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Got a science & nature geek in your house? A child obsessed with volcanoes, fascinated by lemurs, or busy hugging trees? Check out our environmental science classes with instructor Madeline Goodwin! In Intro to Planet Earth, we’ll be diving into the science of our planet’s non-living features: air, water, and rock. Perfect for … Continue reading

The Gifted Brain

Gifted Research and Outreach (GRO) is excited to share a summary of our initial literature review of the neuroanatomical and physiological differences in the gifted brain and contribute to the growing body of knowledge on neurodiversity. Plenty of evidence suggests that the bodies of gifted individuals’ respond differently than the … Continue reading

Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalist

Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalist We are very proud of Becky and her project, Rhizosphere Inoculant Effects on Seedling Maturity. She’s been named one of the 300 Broadcom MASTERS semifinalists! Semifinalists hail from 226 middle schools in 39 states and American Samoa, and represent 127 regional and state science fairs across the … Continue reading

The STEAM-Powered Education of Gifted Kids

by Gwyn Ridenhour, STEAM-Powered Classroom I’m pleased to be here with GHF as a guest blogger today. I am the creator and author of the STEAM-Powered Classroom website, where I talk about homeschooling, hybrid education, and a hands-on approach that values student empowerment and entrepreneurship. STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and … Continue reading