Gifted Homeschool

Teaching Employment Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Employment Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

The skills required to get and hold a job far exceed mental abilities. Being able to manage a task list, and communicating effectively are often more prevalent in the job front than skills which are attained through vocational education. But when you really look at […]

Teaching Household Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Household Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

It’s kind of scary to think about sending my son out into the big world as an adult. I mean, he sometimes forgets change his clothes. I do know that when he has a standard routine, he’s excellent at remembering to do his tasks. That’s […]

Teaching Finance Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Finance Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

I’m continuing to explore life skills to teach gifted teens. As my son gets older there are some obvious ones that are presenting themselves, and others that I’m sure I’m likely to miss.  When it comes to life skills, finance management is a pretty important one.  […]

Cooking 101 Life Skills for Gifted Teens

Cooking 101 Life Skills for Gifted Teens

Day 1 – Cooking Life Skills If you are joining me from the iHomeschool Network 5 Day Hopscotch, welcome. I’m talking about life skills you need to teach gifted teens and for this first day of the hopscotch I’ll be discussing cooking life skills. While anyone […]

How to Find Help to Identify Gaps in Gifted Math Learning

How to Find Help to Identify Gaps in Gifted Math Learning

I know it seems silly to say, but I sometimes wonder if my academically gifted child has gaps in learning. But the reality is, I do worry about that. This is especially true in math. Since he’s working 3 to 4 years ahead of his […]

Web Resources for Parents of Gifted

Web Resources for Parents of Gifted

Did you know that being a parent of gifted learners is not easy? In fact, sometimes it’s incredibly hard. I used to think something was wrong with me because I just couldn’t understand why my child acted so differently from other children his age. I mean, I […]

Art Supplies to Keep on Hand for Creative Thinking Kids

Art Supplies to Keep on Hand for Creative Thinking Kids

My son has always loved to draw. Which is why I always try to keep art supplies on hand for him. From the earliest ages as soon as he could grasp a pencil he began drawing nearly everything he sees. For years we kept a […]

6 STEM Gifts for Smart Kid Middle Schoolers

6 STEM Gifts for Smart Kid Middle Schoolers

If you’ve been around Great Peace Academy before you know my son loves all things science, technology, engineering, art, and math. In other words he loves STEM activities. Below I’m sharing 6+ STEM gifts for kids who are enthralled by these areas of learning. His […]