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

Calling U.S. K-12 Science Education Professionals!

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GHF Online science instructor Madeline Goodwin is doing her Master’s thesis research on climate science in the classroom, and she needs your help! She is doing a survey of science education professionals to find the answer to the following question: What are the most important climate science concepts for students … 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