Angie worries that she’s not doing enought to challenge her gifted kids because of something a well-meaning pedatrician said to her at a well-visit. Her family enjoys a relaxed and interest-driven, self-directed type of homeschool environment, but she’s concerned that it’s not enough for the kids and that her doctor is right — that they’ll struggle with underachievement and problem behaviors as they grow.
I share my thoughts in today’s episode, but would love to hear yours, too. Scroll down to the comments section and tell us what YOU think about self-directed learning! We’re all better together.
Links and Resources From Today’s Show:
- Email Colleen
- Raising Lifelong Learners on Facebook
- Raising Lifelong Learners on Instagram
- Record your question RIGHT on this site!
- Tips for Motivating Gifted Children
- Curiosity Stream
- Homeschooling with Netflix | History Documentaries
- Homeschooling with Netflix | Book and Movie Pairings
- Homeschooling with Netflix | More Book and Movie Pairings
- Homeschooling with Netflix | Nature Study
- Preschool at Home with Netflix
- Kanopy and Kanopy Kids
- Rosetta Stone French
- Rosetta Stone Spanish
- Foreign Language Academy
- Memorize Academy
- Memorize the Periodic Table Review
- Memorize the Periodic Table Site
- Little Pim
- Wild Kratts
- Strew to Learn | Five Days of Inspiration
- Magnifying Glasses
- Rocks and Minerals Kits
- Magic School Bus
- Air Dry Clay Kit
- Polymer Clay Kit
- Meeting the Asynchromous Needs of Your Gifted Child
- Homeschooling Gifted Children | Meeting Asynchronous Abilities
- Asynchronous Development in Gifted Children
- 101 Reasons Eclectic Homeschooling Works for Gifted Children
- Chalk Pastel Art
- Squilt Music
- Do You Really Know Your Gifted Child?
- Interest-Driven Learning
- Creating Your Own Interest-Based Middle School Curriculum
- Delight-Directed Homeschooling and Your Gifted Child
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