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 can benefit from the information shared because these are basic skills that any teenager needs, whether boy, or girl, the […] Read More

How to Find Help to Identify Gaps in Gifted Math Learning

How to Find Help to Identify Gaps in Gifted Math Learning | Renée at Great Peace #math #gifted #ihsnet

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 “grade/age” level I wonder if the speed at which he’s working is skipping over areas that he might be missing. […] Read More

Web Resources for Parents of Gifted

Web Resources for Parents of Gifted | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet #homeschool #gtchat | Find support, groups, blogs, books & more.

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 knew he was smart. But, it seemed so strange for a 3 year old to write in perfect cursive without […] Read More

Art Supplies to Keep on Hand for Creative Thinking Kids

10 Art Supplies to Keep on Hand for Creative Thinking Kids | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet #homeschool #art

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 stockpile of paper from office recycling bins. We had friends donate to us boxes, and boxes of office paper because […] Read More

6 STEM Gifts for Smart Kid Middle Schoolers

6 Awesome STEM Gifts for Middle School Smart Kids | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet

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 mind is constantly active and it’s hard even for him to fall asleep at night because he’s always thinking about […] Read More

How to Expand Gifted Learning Opportunities on a Budget

How to Expand Gifted Learning Opportunities on a Budget | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet

Being mom to a child with gifted learning abilities can be so frustrating when your family lives on a tight homeschool budget. Because we have chosen homeschooling for our son’s education the entire responsibility for educating our learner is on us. Knowing that he has an insatiable thirst for more and more knowledge I’m constantly feeling behind the curve, as if I’ll never be able […] Read More

100+ Architectural Engineering Resources for Smart Kids

I’ve told you before how my son is hoping to be an architect when he grows up. From what I’ve been told it’s a difficult career to get started in and the collegiate program is both difficult to enroll in and challenging to say the least. But, I’m a firm believer in the “If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.” mentality.  […] Read More

A New Find: Excellent Language Arts using Great Literature

A New Find: Excellent Language Arts Using Great Literature | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet #gifted

Language Arts Study for Gifted Students As we enter what I consider to be our 8th grade year of homeschooling, I’m beginning to realize that my son continues to need increasingly challenging work. Each year it becomes more and more apparent that he needs differentiated learning opportunities in every subject matter. Yet, I find myself always gravitating to more challenging math and science, and steering […] Read More