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

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

College Admissions for Homeschoolers: Three More Inevitable Questions

“Being homeschooled isn’t enough to make you interesting anymore.” This is what one college admissions officer shared with me during a recent phone interview, an interview I’d requested as part of my research for my first book about college admissions for homeschoolers. It certainly wasn’t a perspective I had expected to … Continue reading

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

Away from the Ledge: Creative Approaches to Writing Instruction for the Gifted Child

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by Ginny Kochis Yesterday and a lifetime ago, I was a high school English teacher. This was before motherhood, before homeschooling, before the wisdom that comes through the baptism by fire of raising twice exceptional children. At the heart of it, this is my conversion story. And it is my … Continue reading

Earning Admission: Real Strategies for Getting into Highly Selective Colleges – Review

College Admissions: How to get into highly selective colleges The hallmark of a well-written advice book is that it leaves you inspired to move forward with a clear plan of action. Earning Admission: Real Strategies for Getting into Highly Selective Colleges, a new book by Greg Kaplan, investment banker turned … Continue reading