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Using [MOOCs] with Profoundly Gifted Students

Finding challenging material for profoundly gifted children can be difficult, particularly when students are working at a college level. Consider...

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Is an Ivy League School Right for Your Homeschooler?

A slip of the finger and the email goes to the wrong person. It's mortifying...I always hope it won't be hurtful to anyone, though. One day, I was on ...

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Which AP® Classes are Best for Self Study?

Did you know? Any student can take an AP® test, even if they do not take an AP® course. What?? AP® courses are extra difficult, and often take 2-3 hou...

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Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript

Dual enrollment can be such a sticking point for homeschool families making a homeschool transcript. Follow the 6 steps below to put dual enrollment o...

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College Psychology in High School

Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. This includes study of the conscious and unconscious mind, feelings, thoughts, and the resulting act...

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Honors Classes - Honors Societies - Honors Students

I know what you are thinking. You are wondering, "What is honors? What does it mean? When does it go on the transcript?" There is no country-wide defi...

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Consulting with Computer Geeks

Do you love a teenage computer geek?  Don't you wish someone had a user's manual for them?  They can be as difficult to decipher as a JavaScript manual written in Chinese!  Let me throw a few ideas into the mix!  When I'm consulting with parents of computer geeks, I always try to touch on a few key topics:Grab credits where you can
Your child may be learning computer languages or other highly technical skills that are often learned in...

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Gifted Education and 100% Homeschooled

I was speaking to a mother with struggling learners.  She mentioned how I wouldn't understand because my children are gifted.  I disagree.  It was HARD to have gifted children.  Sleepless nights.  Some tears.  A huge struggle trying to find appropriate curriculum.  I had to find something that would be challenging but not overwhelming, but at the same time it had to be age-appropriate.  It was a huge struggle. Most of my products are geared toward junior...

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How Do You Know Your Child is Gifted?

How Do You Know Your Child is Gifted? In general, gifted children learn more, learn faster, and learn at an earlier age. They remember more, understand abstract concepts, and understand them earlier, have passionate interests, and can do multiple things at once and do them well. Expert definitions vary widely. One expert says that gifted children have an I.Q. of 130 or more (I’ve tried to locate I.Q. tests and it’s not easy, so this probably...

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How Do I Teach Subjects I Don't Know?

Strategies on teaching subjects that you as the parents haven't mastered.   Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!

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Warning Gifted Children Can Burn Out

Warning Gifted Children Can Burn Out

It's a challenge to homeschool gifted children. Your job: keep curriculum challenging, but not overwhelming. Making sure curriculum is academically ap...

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Keep Gifted Kids Challenged

To keep young gifted children challenged, you can go faster through core subjects, but it can be easier to go wider, and experience many different subjects.  This can help you to feed their desire to learn more, but without the negatives that come with material that is above their maturity level. This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Keep Gifted Kids...

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Gifted and Stuck in School!

Gifted education is a subject very near and dear to my heart! It is the reason why I began homeschooling in the first place. After we started, I was surprised at how many other homeschooling benefits there are! If your child is bored in school and you have been wanting to homeschool high school but you're afraid, I have some suggestions. Gifted and Stuck in School! If your child is gifted and stuck in school, I offer...

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PSAT Scores: 14 And Gifted

What do you do when your child's PSAT score surprises you? Life with a gifted child is never boring! Sometimes you just don't know what to do next. PSAT Scores: 14 and Gifted Hi Lee,I just got a jolt when I read on your website that a rough conversion from PSAT to SAT is to add a zero to the end. So what do I do with a 14 year old who has a PSAT selection index...

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Help! My Child Knows More Than Me!!

Help! My Child Knows More Than Me!! I sometimes hear from homeschooling parents who are concerned that their child knows more than they do! Their child will ask them a question and the parent doesn't understand what they're talking about. Or the child will insist the textbook is wrong!I am here to tell you, it's SO OK for your child to know more than you do! You don't HAVE to know all the stuff they are learning - that's their...

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