What does gifted mean? Ask an educator and you’ll get a different answer than a doctor. Ask any parent of a gifted child, and you’ll get a bemused stare or hysterical laughter. Ask a counselor familiar with giftedness,
My kid isn’t doing T.V. shows about his amazing knowledge of anatomy. He isn’t wowing college professors with his math acumen. He isn’t reading yet at the ancient age of 6, and he doesn’t even like Harry Potter. (Too
Fair warning: this post might be too political for some. I try to avoid politics in this blog, but sometimes I feel it’s applicable to our life and our education to discuss it.
In a chance conversation today I made an observation about our local homeschooling group and how neurodiverse it is. Like Justice Stewart, I can’t always define how or why I know, but I can almost always recognize neurodiversity. Which
I read an article the other day that made me roaring mad. It was written by a former teacher, titled: “What Homeschooling Gets Wrong About Socialization, According to a Former Teacher.” It admitted that homeschoolers were doing ok with