From Home Education to Higher Education: A Review of Lori Dunlap’s New Book

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by Celi Trépanier What do you think the number one concern associated with homeschooling would be? If you ask me, I’d have to say the socialization question: How will my homeschooled child find friends and be able to interact socially with other children? In reality, socialization has proven to be … Continue reading

Minecraft Shakespeare with Christy Knockleby!

For GHF Online’s fall semester, my new class will combine two of my great passions: Minecraft and Shakespeare. This may sound like an odd mix, what with Minecraft’s inherent visual, blocky quality and Shakespeare’s verbal eloquence, but imagine the following: 1) Minecraft NPCs (non-player characters) that have scripts with multiple-choice … Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE! The G Word: A Story from the Forthcoming Documentary

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    GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum is pleased to present this new exclusive video clip highlighting one of the forthcoming stories from the much anticipated feature documentary THE G WORD, directed and produced by award winning filmmaker Marc Smolowitz. The video, called EXCEPTIONAL MINDS, shares stories from the Big Minds … Continue reading

Spring Celebrations Around the World

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  Spring is in full swing, and, in addition to a few solid months of sneezing, it means celebrating beginnings and renewal in both secular and spiritual cultures. We’re not just talking Easter and Passover! Let’s take a kid’s-eye jaunt around the globe with this sampling of festive books, and … Continue reading

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