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March 2015  Blog Hop: Acceleration

Academic Acceleration is not just about speeding up.  Acceleration is about speeding up the curriculum to meet the child's needs.  It's about schools teaching the gifted.  And it's about homeschooling, sometimes when all else fails.

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March 24, 2015

bulletIn Geocaching 103: Puzzle Caches...
bulletUpdating geocache location
bulletWVTim's YouTube Channel

March 23, 2015

bulletAcceleration & Early College, in Blog Hop: Acceleration
bulletE. A. Young Academy (TX), in Schools for the Gifted Child
bulletIn Gifted Conferences, Events, Gatherings...
bulletUniversity of Connecticut's Confratute
bulletBeyond Giftedness XXIII (CO)

March 13, 2015

bulletIn Gifted Kids' Success Stories...
bulletThis Teen Runs a Six-Figure Business & Landed His Bow Ties in Neiman Marcus
bulletAnya Pogharian invents $500 dialysis machine with at-home potential
bulletTeenagers halve the time of crop germination
bulletTeen's Brilliant Invention Could Save Kids From Hot Car Tragedies
bullet17-year-old girl exploring algae as biofuel wins Intel science competition
bulletJack Andraka, the Teen Prodigy of Pancreatic Cancer
bulletSENGinar "Issues surrounding Gifted Children, Marriage Difficulties, Separation, and Divorce", Gifted Conferences, Events, Gatherings
bulletVisionTech, in Summer and Saturday Programs | California
bulletPartnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), in Tests, Tests, Tests

March 10, 2015

bulletVirginia Association for the Gifted Conference, in Gifted Conferences, Events, Gatherings

March 6, 2015

bulletA Pace By Any Other Name..., in Blog Hop: Acceleration
bulletBenjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute, in Summer and Saturday Programs | International

March 5, 2015

bulletRedHat, in Geocaching Gear

March 4, 2015

bulletSharon M. Barnes (CO), in Professionals familiar with the Gifted | Counselors
bulletKendall Hunt, in Publishers Specializing in the Gifted
bulletMFTC, in Geocaching Acronyms and Terms

March 2, 2015

bulletDLawArts, in Geocaching Gear

March 1, 2015

bulletBlog Hop: Acceleration including...
bulletShould We Accelerate Our Gifted Child?
bulletAcademic Acceleration
bulletTo Each His Own
bulletThe Physics of Learning
bulletSlay the Stay-Put Beast: Thoughts on Acceleration
bulletOn Acceleration
bulletAll Children Can Learn and “All Children Should Be Learning,” Joan Smutny
bulletAcceleration: A (Not So) Simple Fix?
bulletSpeed Bumps To Gifted Acceleration
bulletAccelerating to What and to Where? Evaluating the Velocity of Gifted Learners in a System that Must Change

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February 27, 2015

bulletNYC Conference on Twice Exceptional Education, in Gifted Conferences, Events, Gatherings

February 26, 2015

bulletA sad day in first grade, in Ridiculous Things I Heard Today
bulletColorku Recommended, in Smart Hands-On Toys and Puzzles
bulletTic-Tac-Ku, in Smart Strategy Games and Smart Hands-On Toys and Puzzles
bulletIn Gifted Kids' Success Stories...
bulletDavidson Fellows 2014
bulletTeen’s Awesome Invention Could Help Keep His Grandpa With Alzheimer’s Safe

February 25, 2015

bulletFlexible Pathways, in Gifted Education Mandates | Vermont

February 24, 2015

bulletRush Hour Shift, in Smart Hands-On Toys and PuzzlesSmart Strategy Games and Smart Toy Companies
bulletRobot Turtles, in Smart Hands-On Toys and Puzzles and Smart Games for Young Children
bullet Pinterest!

February 23, 2015

bulletA Parent's Guide to MAP, in Tests, Tests, Tests: MAP

February 21, 2015

bullet We're a ThinkFun affiliate!

February 20, 2015

bulletIt's OK to be Smart! Recommended, in Science

February 10, 2015

bulletWindows and Mirrors: Reading Diverse Children's Literature, in Hot Topics! Classics | Classics from Other Cultures

February 8, 2015

bulletNew page Geocaching 101a: Using c:geo Android Geocaching app, in Geocaching: The sport for gifted kids of all ages

February 6, 2015

bulletWechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI), in Tests, Tests, Tests

February 3, 2015

bulletAnother blog in Blog Hop: Testing...
bulletTo Test or Not To Test Gifted Children
bulletCrashCourse, in Social Studies, Science, Space and Astronomy, and Books & Authors

February 2, 2015

bulletGroundSpeak's Containers Explained, Geocaching 104: Placing Your Own Geocache

February 1, 2015

bulletBlog Hop: Testing, including...
bulletCeilings and Ceiling Tiles: A Call for Civil Disobedience
bulletGifted Testing: A Beginner's Guide
bulletGifted Testing In Singapore From A Parent's Perspective
bulletGiftedness: To Test or Not To Test?
bulletNot Everyone Hates Tests (Just Most of Us)
bulletTests for Tests Sake
bulletHow to explain IQ testing to your gifted child
bulletTo Test, or Not To Test -- That Is the Question
bulletKeeping Score
bulletTesting? How?
bulletGifted Testing… Elitist?… Limited?… Necessary?
bulletGifted Testing Dilemma

January 31, 2015

bulletIn Gifted Kids' Success Stories...
bulletThis Colorado Teen Is Championing Gun Safety With One Innovative Idea
bulletXiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez, 14, wants to save the world
bulletGeo Puzzle Checkers, in Geocaching 103: Puzzle Caches

January 30, 2015

bulletSo sad... in You Know You're the Parent of a Gifted Child When... | The Older Kids
bulletTeeSpring, in Geocaching: The sport for gifted kids of all ages and Nerd Shirts and Other Gifted Gear

January 22, 2015

bulletHow to Puzzle Cache, in Geocaching 103: Puzzle Caches
bulletMathworks Honors Summer Math Camp (TX), in Summer and Saturday Programs
bulletConfines (Spain, in Spanish), in Gifted Organizations
bulletWhat Do You Do With an Idea? Recommended in Hot Topics! On Being Gifted
bulletBig Hero 6, in Movies Featuring Gifted Kids (and Adults!)
bulletIn Gifted Conferences, Events, Gatherings...
bulletPlanning for and Measuring Growth in Highly Capable Students (WA) (2015)
bulletThe New Zealand Association for Gifted Children Conference (2015)
bulletInternational ECHA Conference (2016, Austria)
bulletIn Gifted Kids' Success Stories...
bullet13-year-old Indian-American boy builds Braille printer with Legos, starts his own company
bullet11-year-old who gained national recognition in Ferguson speaks at education summit in Colorado Springs
bulletThis 14-year-old will fix the planet before she graduates
bulletJoshua Colas earned the title of Chess Master making him the youngest African-American Chess Master in history
bullet10-year-old boy graduates from high school, aims to cure cancer
bulletAt The Head Of Her Class, And Homeless
bulletEmerson School (MI), in Schools for the Gifted Child
bulletSo you're gifted... Now what? A WebQuest, in Identification

Hottest Links and New Pages in 2014... 

New Pages on Hoagies' Gifted Education Page...

bulletSmart Collaborative Games in Smart Toys & Games (and Adults!) Just in time for the holidays!
bulletBlog Hop: Holiday Gifts: Bye-Bye Buy-Buy! Recommended, including...
bulletGift giving without the Buy! Buy! Buy!
bulletChristmas is Coming, the Goose is Getting Fat
bulletGifts for Kids Who Have Everything
bulletHand-Made Holidays
bulletHoliday Traditions!
bullet10 Free Activities To Do In The Holidays
bulletTen ways on how to avoid the buy-buy-buy
bulletThe Gift of Love
bulletDOES 1 + 1 = 2??
bullet‘Tis the Season to be…Anxious?
bulletHoliday Gifts (Without the Buy Buy Buy)
bulletPinterest Board of Handmade Gifts
bullet101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers, in Reading Lists
bulletBlog Hop: Gifted Self-Care Recommended, including...
bulletOn Self-Care
bulletSix Ways to Refresh Yourself
bulletWhen Gifted Overexcitiblities and an Introverted Personality Collide
bulletMindful Self-Care
bulletSelf Care, Where Art Thou?
bulletSelf Care – Setting Physical and Mental Health Goals
bulletWhere Caring Becomes Self-care
bulletIf I'm So Smart, Why Am I So Stressed Out?
bulletStress management toolbox: Nine tips for parents of gifted children
bulletTeaching Kids Self-Care
bulletGifted Self-Care
bulletBe sure to adjust your own oxygen mask before assisting others...
bulletTurning to Pen and Paper
bulletPress Pause for Better Content Streaming
bulletWhere's Your Oxygen Mask?
bulletMommy Needs a Time-Out
bulletSometimes Self-Care is About Trust
bulletUndercover Agent Forever: Impostor Syndrome
bulletGiving Yourself Permission: Making Self-Care a Priority
bulletSudden-Onset Social Paranoia: What to Do When Your Brain Abruptly Tries to Eat You
bulletBlog Hop: Gifted Advocacy Recommended, including...
bulletAdvocacy... the story of my life
bulletOne Is Enough
bulletLet Your Voice Be Heard--One Shriek At A Time
bulletSave the Gifted
bullet7 Ways to Advocate for Your Gifted Child
bulletThe Comfortable Closets We Live In
bulletSpeak Up
bulletAre You an Advocate for Gifted?
bulletAdvocate is a Verb Too
bulletFearless Advocacy: A Day in the Life of the Gifted
bulletLet's Spark a Fire of Change
bulletGifted Advocacy: Owning His Story
bulletAdvocacy and the Gifted Teenager
bulletAdvocacy: Just Ask Sprite and Co.
bulletGifted Advocacy for Beginners
bulletStop. Listen. Know when and how to advocate
bulletA dozen bloggers chime in on September's Blog Hop: Gifted, How? Recommended
bulletA Gifted Memory
bulletMystery Squash
bulletDifferent Faces Of Gifted People
bulletParenting an Artistically Talented Child
bulletLike a Doctor at a Dinner Party
bulletGifted Shmifted--The Sequel
bulletIQ's, OE's and DP...Who Is Gifted?
bulletSpecial Kind of Brilliance
bulletWhat Does a Gifted Child Look Like?
bulletWhat is Gifted
bulletGifted, How?
bulletHackademic Living
bulletMore than 20 bloggers chime in on Blog Hop: Gifted Friendships Recommended
bullet5 Tips for Helping Gifted Children Make Friends
bulletHow school policy affects gifted children’s friendships (and what you can do about it)
bulletFriendship Among Gifted Students in High School, College, and Beyond
bulletMaking friends as a newly-minted adult
bulletGifted Friendships: You Are Not Alone!
bulletFriendship and the Gifted Child
bulletFriends (Enemies) Forever
bulletThe Gifted Teen Has Found His Peeps…er…Peers
bulletOverexcitabilities and Finding Tribe
bulletRetiring Special Friends
bulletFinding True Peers
bulletLonely Find Your Pips
bulletConnected Yet Disconnected?
bulletThe Search for Friends: Part 2
bulletDonkeys live a long time 4: Gifted Friendships
bulletIn Search of Friendship and Finding Peers
bulletFriendship Algorithm
bulletLike-Mindedness and Finding Your “Peeps”
bulletFriendship 101 for Smart Kids and Their Parents
bulletLasting Weirdness
bulletBlog Hop: Summer Reading Recommended
bulletAre All Gifted Children Early Readers?
bulletOur Reading Nooks: Perfect for Summer Reading!
bulletAuthors - Rock-Stars for the Rest of Us
bulletFull Steam Ahead
bulletThe Early Reading Myth and Gifted Achievement
bullet6 Book Series About Gifted Children
bulletVideo Games and Yellow Blankets
bulletFinding Your Summer Books
bulletSummer Reading
bulletSummer Reading Favorites for Young Readers
bulletMy Essential Children's Library
bulletBlog Hop: Gifted @Play Recommended
bulletGo out and play. Go Geocaching! Recommended also in Nature and Gifted Children
bulletLego and the Gifted Visual-Spatial Child
bulletPlaying with Game Theory: Altruism or Evil?
bulletLearning to Play at Nerd Camp
bulletThe Gift of a Friend
bulletOverthinking Play
bulletAre We Having Fun Yet?
bulletCarrot Vs Stick – Sticker Reward For Piano Playing
bulletDitch the Worksheets, Become a Picasso, a Kindergartener, and a Gifted@play!
bulletGifted Children Need the Gifted of Play
bulletGifted Adults at Play - 1 and 2
bulletCalculate your Leisure Profile
bulletLearning Through Play
bulletThe Games Our Children Play
bulletthis is our normal
bulletGarden of Your Mind
bulletOur inaugural Blog Hop: The "G" Word! Recommended including...
bulletOn Dropping the G-Bomb: Twelve Confessions from a Gifted Advocate
bulletMy Gifted Ambivalence
bulletThe Stickiness of the G-Word and the (2e) School Dance
bulletWarning. May Contain Something We Don't Talk About
bullet'Genius' vs. 'Gifted'
bulletThe G-Word
bulletThe G-Word: giftedness in kids and adults
bulletPull Over!
bulletAnd now for something completely different
bulletDisjoint thoughts on the "G" word, prompted by a friend's blog
bulletGiftedness and the Perpetual Struggle to Change the Label
bulletThe Myth That Hurts Gifted Learners
bulletClaiming my Gifted Identity
bulletNot Everyone is Gifted, Says Math (Ethics Agrees)
bulletGifted is Not Elitist
bulletWhy is the "gifted" label so threatening?
bulletSeparating individuals from the crowd
bulletAir on the ‘G’ String
bulletI’m not ‘G’, I’m Gifted
bullet‘G’ for Gifted is more than just a word!
bulletThe G Word
bulletGifted by Any Other Name...
bulletHoagies' Gifted Presentations, including...
bulletTesting and Assessment of Gifted Children
bulletAdded new and updated old Geocaching pages! Recommended
bulletGeocaching: The sport for gifted kids of all ages
bulletGeocaching 101: Finding Your First Cache
bulletGeocaching 102: More fun with Geocaching!
bulletGeocaching 103: Puzzle Caches
bulletGeocaching 104: Creating and Placing Your Own Geocaches
bulletGeocaching 105: Using Geocaching Premium membership features
bulletAll Kids Are Gifted, A Sports Metaphor Recommended, in Metaphorically Speaking and Myths, Arguments and Red Herrings

Best of new links...

bulletPrime Climb Recommended, in Smart Math Games...
bulletRedbird Advanced Learning Recommended, in Distance Learning Programs
bulletNGAkids Art Zone Recommended, in Art, Theater, Music
bulletIn Hot Topics! History...
bulletTop Secret Files of History: The American Revolution Recommended
bulletTop Secret Files of History:: The Civil War Recommended
bulletTop Secret Files of History:: World War I Recommended
bulletTop Secret Files of History:: World War II Recommended
bulletEnsuring Gifted Children With Disabilities Receive Appropriate Services: Call For Comprehensive Assessment Recommended, in Testing and Assessment and Twice Exceptional
bulletThe Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules: The Handbook of Not-so-obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens With Asperger Syndrome Recommended, in Asperger's Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism and Hot Topics Reading List: On Being Gifted
bulletStop Making Stupid Mistakes Recommended, in Mathematically Gifted
bulletIn Bullies and Bullying...
bulletJust Kidding Recommended
bulletMy Secret Bully Recommended
bulletTrouble Talk Recommended
bulletDare!, Weird!, Tough! Recommended
bulletGo out and play. Go Geocaching! Recommended in Nature and Gifted Children
bulletIn Kids & Teens: Links for Young Kids ...
bulletABCya Recommended
bulletHighlights Kids Recommended
bulletNational Geographic Little Kids Recommended
bulletNGA Kids Art Zone Recommended
bulletScholastic Family Playground Recommended
bulletSuessville Recommended
bulletWonderopolis Recommended
bulletBookopolis Recommended in Kids & Teens: Books & Authors | Bookworm Favorites
bulletIn Hot Topics Reading List: Science...
bulletThe Day the Universe Changed, also in Hot Topics Reading List: History
bulletGeorge's Secret Key to the Universe Recommended
bulletGeorge and the Big Bang Recommended
bulletGeorge's Cosmic Treasure Hunt Recommended
bulletIcarus at the Edge of Time
bulletThe Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True Recommended
bulletMisperceptions About Giftedness Diagnosis of ADHD and Other Disorders Recommended, in Twice Exceptional
bulletNow You Know (volumes I and II) Recommended, in Hot Topics Reading List: Potpourri | Knowledge
bulletThe Girl Guide: Finding Your Place in a Mixed-Up World Recommended, in Hot Topics Reading List: On Being Gifted
bulletWelcome to Lake Woebegon, where 100% of children are in the top 2.5% Recommended, in Myths, Arguments and Red Herrings
bulletInside-Out: Understanding the Social and Emotional Needs of  Gifted Children Recommended, in Social / Emotional Aspects of Giftedness
bulletPretending to Be Normal: Living With Asperger's Syndrome Recommended, in Asperger's Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism
bulletKids Are Writers Recommended, in Links For the Love of Words... | Writing
bulletOliver K. Brand...A Very Kind and Intelligent Little Boy Recommended , in Hot Topics Reading List: On Being Gifted
bullet Gifted Education Professional Development Package Recommended, in Professional Development, Gifted
bulletColumbus Cheetah, Myth Buster Recommended, in Myths, Arguments and Red Herrings
bullet30-year study reveals clues to the exceptional child’s journey Recommended, in Gifted Education
bulletIn Summer and Saturday Programs...
bulletAlpha: the science fiction, fantasy, and horror workshop for young writers Recommended (PA)
bulletUpdated listings for Challenge Camp (NY)
bulletExecutive Function Primer Recommended, in Attention Deficit (AD/HD) and Executive Function (EF) and Asperger's Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

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