Center for Talent Development’s Backpack Podcast Series Interview

Friday, February 17, 2017

Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development-CTD is a resource-rich program for gifted children. They offer online programs, summer programs, weekend programs, service-learning programs, and an active online community…

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An Unconventional Education

Thursday, May 19, 2016

There are many ways to get to there from here. The Traditional K-12 Path For as long as most of us can remember, the only path to an…

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When Homeschooling Ends–The Final Chapter

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

  Much like any life event requiring a huge emotional adjustment—leaving an old job for a new position, packing up your home to move to a new city,…

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Homeschooling: Letting Go of the Vision

Monday, August 3, 2015

Prom, swim team, quarterback, yearbook staff, class president, cheerleader, pep rallies, homecoming dance, valedictorian, debate team, marching band—all visions parents may hold for their children for their high…

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My Guest Post Over at Laughing at Chaos

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Have you read Jen’s blog, Laughing at Chaos, yet? Oh, you should! Jen has this sense of humor like no one else, and she spices up each and…

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I Would Never Because Homeschoolers are Just So …

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

I would never homeschool my kids because homeschoolers are just so, you know, just so. . . Weird I mean every homeschooler I have ever met was such an…

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Homeschooling: Teaching Outside the Box

Monday, August 25, 2014

~ What Learning Should and Should Not Be ~  Traditional classroom education is a well-known historical institution with an organizational structure and operational protocols that have changed little…

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Our Tall Poppies

Saturday, March 2, 2013

    Have you heard the term Tall Poppy Syndrome?  Generally, a tall poppy is a person who stands head and shoulders above others for various reasons such…

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