My little horse lover is all grown up. This year she will graduate our homeschool and head off to college where she will major in equine science. Before her passion for horses blossomed, we knew her heart held a soft spot for animals in general – and all the jobs that come with those animals. […]
Gifted & Struggling Learners
Whether you have a gifted child, a struggling learner or a mixture of the two, I have encouragement for you. You CAN successfully homeschool! These articles should give you some background on the varied special needs in our homeschool and offer you lots of practical ideas.
(This post contains affiliate links.) Interest-Based Rabbit Trails After our early autumn trip to the beach, Eli was immensely interested in beach life. When I found him pouring over one of our souvenir attraction maps, I knew it was wise to capitalize on his enthusiasm. So…a quick, delight-directed ocean study started immediately. Map Skills: I […]
Homeschooling gifted kids isn’t impossible. In fact, it might be one of the best things you could ever do for your child! And…you CAN do it! On this page, I’ve gathered my material about schooling gifted kids from around the web for your convenience. I hope you’re encouraged! Gifted Homeschooling Posts Homeschooling Gifted Kids Homeschooling […]
Active Kids and Charlotte Mason – Do They Go Together? Yes. Oh, yes! Maybe you’ve never thought about that side of Charlotte Mason homeschooling before? Let me tell you, I’ve HAD to think about it. I have a couple of boys (who shall remain nameless) that are VERY active. Aren’t most boys, though? Just how […]
When I first started writing Homeschooling Gifted and Advanced Learners, I met Colleen Kessler. She was a very experienced author at Prufrock Press who happens to homeschool, too, which gave us some common ground. Since that time, Colleen (a gifted intervention specialist) has become quite the online resource for gifted homeschooling (and quite a good […]