Category Archives: Gifted

Beyond Joy: Balancing Challenge and Inspiration

Let me first say that I don’t believe in the joy of learning.  I think it is a myth propagated by people who don’t remember their own educations very well, or perhaps were never were truly educated.  Just because I … Continue reading

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Third Grade Plans

My 8 year old son will be doing mostly 5th grade level work, with some accommodation for his 8 year old motor skills.  We are mostly doing the next level of things that worked well last year. Math: We will … Continue reading

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High School: Plans for Year One

My 14 year old son is officially entering high school this fall, though he did high school level coursework across the board last year as well.  Most of his courses this year will be at the 11th grade level and … Continue reading

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