What I Wish I’d Learned: A School Psychologist Learns about Giftedness

by Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley, Author of My Little Poppies All of my certifications expired this year. Every single one. I earned my MA/CAGS in School Psychology at a top university. I was passionate about my career. I absolutely loved working in urban settings: Boston, Chelsea, and Lowell, Massachusetts. I have always … Continue reading

What can be gained through homeschooling

by Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D., Gifted Development Center The month of June found our merry band (Kim Boham from Omaha, Linda Leviton from Southern California, Anne Beneventi from Northern California, and me from Denver) embarking on a journey to uncharted territory. Families in Northern California had been waiting a year for the … Continue reading

Lifelong Homeschooler Madeline “Demi” Shea: The Advantages of Learner-led Home Education

by Madeline “Demi” Shea I am fourteen years old, and one of four children in my family. I’ve been homeschooled all my life-really, since I was born! It’s always just been a natural part of life for me, and I remember being shocked when kids asked why I didn’t go … Continue reading