An Evolution in Homeschooling: It’s Secular, Eclectic, and Academic

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  On April 9, 2015, I was feeling lonely. Not for friends or family. For homeschoolers who, like me, considered themselves secular, eclectic, academic. Prior to having my son Sean, I was a community college professor. During the nine years I had homeschooled him, I came to miss the conversations … Continue reading

On Homeschool Monitoring

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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

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

GHF Latin Course Descriptions

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GHF Online is pleased to partner with Justin Schwamm and the Tres Columnae Project to offer Latin for today’s learners! Conventional foreign language textbooks are filled with long vocabulary lists, grammar charts, and disconnected presentations of language and culture. The Tres Columnae Project breaks with that tradition, and is instead … 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

From the Board: Ten Years Ago!

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Ten years ago, a group of parents felt frustrated at the lack of understanding and resources available for kids like theirs. Though they didn’t actually know what “kids like theirs” meant at that time, although clearly something different was happening. The needs of their children were difficult or impossible to … Continue reading