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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-27-2013, 12:29 PM
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And The Guiness Book of World Records

And The Guiness Book of World Records
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-26-2013, 05:37 PM
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Posted By expecting-joy
The Trumpet of the Swan Charlotte's Web ...

The Trumpet of the Swan
Charlotte's Web
Caddie Woodlawn
Farmer Boy

Minnie and Moo books - FUNNY!
- there are several early chapters & one real chapter
Down Girl & Sit books - FUNNY!
- there...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-17-2013, 07:54 PM
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Posted By expecting-joy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tigerle http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1392833/resources-for-spelling-words#post_17508510)

This is a wonderful...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-15-2013, 11:29 AM
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Posted By expecting-joy
She's happy with the SAT words, for now. Thank...

She's happy with the SAT words, for now. Thank you! I'm so glad she can pick her own. They aren't super challenging for her, but she's excited about the choices. I love the feel of her first...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-14-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,367
Posted By expecting-joy
I will check out that first series, thanks! ...

I will check out that first series, thanks!

All our libraries have the Sisters Grimm, but its never come home. I will have a look at it. Thanks!
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-13-2013, 12:29 PM
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Posted By expecting-joy
Cool! I will check that out tonight!

Cool! I will check that out tonight!
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-13-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,367
Posted By expecting-joy
Oh, thank you! They've both read the Estes...

Oh, thank you!

They've both read the Estes books, but I didn't hear any particular enthusiasm for them. We have not read the Funke books. I will need to put them on our list. Septimus Heap also...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-13-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By expecting-joy
Thanks, Heather!...

Thanks, Heather! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/partners.gif

I found the HM links after posting here, but she knows all those. I like the idea of the SAT words. I think she's just a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-11-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By expecting-joy
Dd9 is very happy with school. She loves her new...

Dd9 is very happy with school. She loves her new teacher and especially loves the reading and social studies programs, which are combined, and her Mandarin class. She has been accelerated in math...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-11-2013, 05:15 PM
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Views: 1,367
Posted By expecting-joy
I just wanted to come back after all this time...

I just wanted to come back after all this time and tell you all that your recommendations were super helpful. Dd1 read all the Trixie Belden books and adored them! She also absolutely loved the Anne...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-11-2013, 04:22 PM
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Views: 211
Posted By expecting-joy
Dd is allowed to choose her own spelling words...

Dd is allowed to choose her own spelling words each week if she gets all the words correct on a pretest, which she has always done so far. I love that she gets to choose her own words. Her teacher...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-11-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By expecting-joy
UPDATE: I'm sorry I somehow lost track of...

UPDATE: I'm sorry I somehow lost track of updating here. Kindergarten never did really work out, unfortunately, but we've got her in a 1st/2nd combination class this year and have asked the teacher...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-30-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By expecting-joy
Why would you lie to her? Look around and see...

Why would you lie to her? Look around and see through trial lessons if there's a teacher who would be a good fit. If not, PLEASE tell her the truth. The truth us always the best.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-29-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By expecting-joy
I had one child very much like yours. I...

I had one child very much like yours.

I think you need to separate reading from reading aloud.

It sounds like your child likes and is capable of reading, but may not like reading aloud.
...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-29-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By expecting-joy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by grumpybear http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390589/playing-alone#post_17472192)

Not saying that their...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-06-2013, 03:17 PM
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Views: 343
Posted By expecting-joy
Well, considering they teach the alphabet in...

Well, considering they teach the alphabet in kindergarten, I presume your son would be considered advanced. Mine were doing that well before 15 months, but we've concluded they are advanced/gifted,...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-06-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By expecting-joy
I like the "by magic!" responses. 😊 Mine...

I like the "by magic!" responses. 😊

Mine definitely had the letters and numbers - backwards, forwards, upside-down, capital, lowercase - as single entities and could use them in strings by 18...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-07-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By expecting-joy
You should add self-advocacy to your curricular...

You should add self-advocacy to your curricular goals. I really saw that clearly when asking for help for my daughter. There is fabulous advice here. I've been working on self-advocacy with my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-28-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By expecting-joy
This survey is quite flawed. There is no option...

This survey is quite flawed. There is no option for parents who do not have TV or children who do not watch TV. For many, many questions, you need a not applicable option. Not everyone's children...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-31-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By expecting-joy
That is very true. She is learning a lot of new...

That is very true. She is learning a lot of new things socially - some of it very frustrating to her, but she feels very stunted intellectually. When they talk about the weather every day, they can...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-28-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By expecting-joy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-28-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By expecting-joy
Quote:I wouldn't be too concerned about the age...

Quote:I wouldn't be too concerned about the age of the protagonist. I would focus on the behaviour of the characters, the action and the plot, and the quality of the writing, if you are trying to...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-06-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By expecting-joy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-29-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By expecting-joy
Update: Sorry it has been so long, but...

Update:

Sorry it has been so long, but crazy things happened around here. Anyway...

They are going to start reading groups in January, placing dd with one other "student." Dd and I know who...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-10-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By expecting-joy
Momyarb, don't apologize at all for hijacking....

Momyarb, don't apologize at all for hijacking. The more input the better!

Tigerle, thank you. We have our meeting tomorrow and I'm so nervous about it because I don't even know what to ask for or...
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