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

Inspiration for the Collaboratory Zone

by Barry Gelston One concern about homeschooling which makes rounds in the education community is that the educational setting of homeschooling inhibits homeschoolers’ ability to collaborate. This implication that homeschoolers only work in seclusion doesn’t make sense to me. Here I am working with kids online from around the world, supported … Continue reading

Extend Your Child’s Creativity with Build Upons

Standardized learning can be tedious and discourage creativity and critical thinking. Kids dig far more deeply through play and enjoyment. Opportunities to explore STEAM surround us, as long as we make room for it. That’s the beauty of Build Upons: World’s Tiniest Light Up Bricks by Lunchbox Electronics, GHF’s new project partner. … Continue reading