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

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