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August 2018
Back to School—or Not—with GHF!
These Classes Still Have Openings!
Neuroscience of Giftedness: Physiology of the Brain
The Animation Course
Julie Skolnik Interviews Corin Goodwin
Welcome, Jenny Curzan, GHF’s New Outreach Manager!
The Value of Supporting Membership!
GHF Online Learning Partners
Thank You, Professional Members!
Goodbye, Chester

May 2018
Summer and Fall Classes are Filling Up Fast!
Discipline and Your Gifted Child
Gifted Wins!
The Answers You Seek
The Information You Need, FREE!
Become a Supporting Member!
GHF Online Learning Partners

February 2018
What’s New at GHF?
GHF is Growing!
Real Advice for Teachers, Administrators, and Parents
New Benefit for Professional Members!
Are High Achievement and Giftedness the Same?
Looking for Answers?
Coming Soon: Summer and Fall Class Registration!
Thank You, Professional Members!
Support Us When You Shop for Your Valentine


November 2017
Supporting Gifted/2e Families Worldwide
Time to Read a Good Book!
What is a “Blog Hop”?
Spring 2018 Registration for GHF Online Now Open!
Eight Books to Help Calm Down During Anxious, Stressful Moments
Thank you, Professional Members!
Target Your Reach by Region!

August 2017
GHFO Fall Session Starts August 28!
Check Out These Classes!
What Do Our Instructors Have to Say?
Seeking: Volunteer Outreach Manager
Seeking: Volunteer Events Coordinator
From Home Education to Higher Education: A Guide for Recruiting, Assessing, and Supporting Homeschooled Applicants
Gifted Children: Transitioning Between Public School and Homeschool
Anne Beneventi Receives SENG Lifetime Achievement Award!
Thank you, Professional Members!
Now It’s Your Turn

May 2017
Summer and Fall Class Registration Now Open!See GHF Speakers are the SEA Homeschoolers Conference
Gifted and Twice-Exceptional: Revisiting 2e Issues
Thank you, Professional Members!
Summer Field Trip Ideas
Gifted Wins!
Now It’s Your Turn

February 2017
Fulfilling Our Mission!
Get Ready for GHF Online’s Summer and Fall 2017 Sessions!
Navigating Family Life When Gifted Traits Collide
Meet GHF’s Regional Contacts!
Favorite Things
Wear Your Giftedness with Pride!
Helping Professionals Help Our Community!
Thank You, Professional members!
GHF Can Help Your Business Reach Over 1,000,000 Potential Customers!



November 2016
Truly Worldwide!
Welcome Our Newest Board Member: Amir Nathoo!
Gifted Children: Academic and Career Planning Beyond K-12
Spring 2017 Registration for GHF Online Now Open!
New from Nikki: 5+ Books for the Times You Doubt Your Homeschool Choices
Dazzle with Zazzle!
Thank You, Professional Members!
GHF Can Help Your Business Reach Over 1,000,000 Potential Customers

August 2016
Many Hands Make Light Work
Now in Spanish! Ahora en español !
Now Available: Your Rainforest Mind, by Paula Prober!
Homeschooling: How to Get Started in 7 Steps
Enroll Now for GHF Online Fall Semester
Latest Gifted/2e Information
Micro-School Discussion on Facebook
Thank You, Professional Members!

May 2016
Summer and Fall 2016 Class Registration Now Open!
Start Your Own Micro-School!
Gifted Wins!
Gifted 2e Kids: What Makes Them Twice-Exceptional?
Eight Great (and Affordable) Resources for Kids Who Like Art
Following the GHF Ambassadors

February 2016
Look at All That’s New at GHF!
Tuesdays @ 2PM
GHF Supports Professional Members!
Submit Your “Gifted Wins” Stories
GHF Online Classes are Filling Fast
GHF Press Releases Two New Titles!
We’d Love to Meet You!


November 2015
Spring 2016 Registration Now Open!
Lots Happening at GHF!
Share Your “Gifted Wins” Stories!: Baylor and Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalist
Teaching Kids Electronics
Membership Prices Increasing!
History at Our House
“the cat, the fish and the waiter”

August 2015
Look at All That’s New at GHF!
Tuesdays @ 2PM
GHF Supports Professional Members!
Submit Your “Gifted Wins” Stories
GHF Online Classes are Filling Fast
GHF Press Releases Two New Titles!
We’d Love to Meet You!

May 2015
GHFO Fall 2015 Registration is Open!
Working Together! When Visions Entwine
Learn More! GHF Online Partnership on #gtchat, May 8!
Mother’s Day and GHF
Coming May 14!

February 2015
Diane Flynn Keith is Back!
Heartschooling, by Diane Flynn Keith
Geography Resources
GHF Guest Bloggers


November 2014
From the Board President, Corin Goodwin: Ten Years Ago, Today!
Guest Post: Teaching Your Kid How to Connect with Others through RDI, by Sarah C. Wayland, Ph.D.

August 2014
Welcome Creative Catapult Coaching and Tutoring!
A Letter from GHF Online Director, Susanne Thomas
GHF Meet & Greet Wrap-up
Updated and Free: GHF’s popular Who is GHF? brochure
GHF Bloggers, Blogs, and Blog Hops
From the GHF Board: From small beginnings, by Eleen Kamas
Interview with J. Marlow Schmauder, author of Twice Exceptional: Smart Kids with Learning Differences
Asynchrony, a poem by Nicole Lin

May 2014
Special Discount to SENG 2014 Conference for GHF Supporting Members!
From the GHF Board: Bullying and the gifted child, by Pamela Price
Guest Blogger: Gywn Ridenhour, of the STEAM-Powered Classroom

February 2014
From the GHF Board: From small beginnings, by Eleen Kamas
Interview with J. Marlow Schmauder, author of Twice Exceptional: Smart Kids with Learning Differences
Asynchrony, a poem by Nicole Lin


November 2013
From the GHF Board: The evolution of gifted parents, by Anne Beneventi
Dear GHF: A child is acting out in school, but nowhere else. Does he need fixing?
GHF Blogs: Read the latest blogs from GHF, GHF bloggers, and more!
GHF is looking for writers passionate about gifted/2e issues and alternative education
GHF Regional Contacts: Connect with gifted families near you
GHF Professionals: Providing support and education for professionals in every field

August 2013
(Not) Back to School
Our first public newsletter! Read what people are saying about GHF Online courses
Dear GHF: What to do when a child wants to go back to traditional school, because he misses his friends.

July 2013
Dear GHF: Wrung Out asks what to consider when thinking about homeschooling
GHF Press’ Latest Book: How to Work and Homeschool: Practical Advice, Tips, and Strategies from Parents
Guest Columnist: The Debator of the Year Award has been Announced: Learn who from iGifted School won this coveted prize

April 2013
Dear GHF: Does my child need an Occupational Therapist?
GHF Press’ Latest Book: Learning in the 21st Century: How to Connect, Collaborate, and Create
Homeschooling Success Story: A camp even refuseniks can love

January 2013
Dear GHF: Balancing your 2e child’s activities and their atypical needs
Dan Peters, Ph.D., of the Summit Center: Twice-Exceptional (2e) Youth: An Endangered Species
Homeschooling Success Story: Dave Mayer:
Dave Mayer of interviews his nine-year-old daughters


October 2012
Dear GHF: It’s always the parent’s fault
Lisa Conrad, #gtchat Moderator: Global #gtchat on Twitter Powered by TAGT: What is it and how can you join the discussion?
Homeschooling Success Story: Ariana Skripek: Real lessons learned from homeschooling

July 2012
Dear GHF: Coping with mistakes
Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D.: The Gifted Development Center’s commitment to homeschoolers
Homeschooling Success Story: Marie Watkins: An atypical early college experience, from a mom’s point of view

April 2012
Dear GHF: Obedience vs. cooperation?
David Albert: Read an excerpt from David Albert’s forthcoming book, Dismantling the Inner School: Homeschooling and the Curriculum of Abundance.
Homeschooling Success Story: Diane Fenner: The Homeschooling and Travels of Me

January 2012
Dear GHF: What to do when your child’s interest quickly changes from love to boredom.
Guest Columnist: “Finding Mentors” Audrey Borden of discusses why we all need mentors and how to find them.
Homeschooling Success Story: Laura Deming follows her passion from unschooling to UCSF to MIT.


October 2011
Dear GHF: Yes, it’s still being asked: But what about “socialization”?
Guest Columnist: “If You’re Smart, Why Don’t You Get It?” Kathy Kuhl of answers the unfair question.
Homeschooling Success Story: Sirius Just

July 2011
Dear GHF: What to do when your child’s learning disabilities interfere with his learning experiences.
Guest Columnist: “Black Parents Exercising their Options: Educating their Gifted Children.” Joy Lawon Davis, author of Bright, Talented & Black: A guide for families of African American gifted learners, discusses Black families empowered to homeschool their children.
Homeschooling Success Story: Josh Ingram

April 2011
Dear GHF: “Which curricula are good for gifted kids?”
Guest columnist: “Finding Resources to Support Your Gifted Child,” by Carol Fertig, author of Raising a Gifted Child: A Parenting Success Handbook
Homeschooling Success Story: Jerimi Ann Walker
“If You Give a Gifted Kid a Pencil,” by LJ Conrad

January 2011
Dear GHF: “The Many Ways to Create Friendships for Gifted Homeschoolers”
Guest Columnist: “Can I Homeschool My Gifted Child?” by Diane Flynn Keith, author of Carschooling and Homefires Editor
Homeschooling Success Story: Alex Flury


October 2010
Dear GHF: “Can My Child Have Learning Difficulties and Still be Gifted?”
Guest Columnist: “The World of Publishing Meets the World of Gifted Homeschooling,” by James Webb, from Great Potential Press
Homeschooling Success Story: Madeline Goodwin

July 2010
Dear GHF: “The ‘S’ Word: Homeschooling and Socialization”
Guest Columnist: “Asynchronies and the Middle and High School Years,” by Susan Baum, Ph.D., Marcy Dann, M.A., BCET, Cynthia Novak, Ph.D., and Lesli Preuss, Ph.D., Bridges Academy
Homeschooling Success Story: Kelsey Ganes

April 2010
Dear GHF: “What is the Gifted Homeschoolers Forum, Anyway?”
Guest columnist: “To Mensa or Not to Mensa,” by Lessa Scherrer, Chair of the Gifted Youth Committee at American Mensa
Homeschooling Success Story: Kimberly Taylor


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