Avoiding the High Achievers Label Through Homeschooling

Summary:  Homeschooling gifted or 2e children and how we avoided that high achievers label, through homeschooling.  And making efforts to follow our 2e daughter's lead. 

We found out our daughter was 2e when on a bus ride in China.  We began homeschooling early on.

I had a background in preschool teaching so we just went ahead and started doing preschool and activities at home.  By the time she was of kindergarten age, she was far beyond kindergarten work.........

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  1. Homeschooling is indeed a great way to avoid the competition, the comparisons, the labels and the emotional pot holes gifted children will likely experience in public schools. Thanks for all of the great resources!

    1. Thanks, Celi, for stopping by and leaving your comment. I am excited to hear that you are working on a book on giftedness. That will be a super resource for all of us with gifted, or 2e children.

  2. I really wish we had homeschooled from the very beginning, but alas. ;) He's thriving now!

    1. Nice of you to stop by, Jen! But you say "He is thriving now!" That is so wonderful. I wish you a great homeschool year, and that is wonderful that your found a good fit for your son.

  3. This is amazing blog,i never had seen earlier this type of article which contain lots of important information...

    1. Thank you, Shannaya. It is so rewarding to get this kind of comment and support for the work that we do, trying to encourage families of gifted and 2e children. To help them to become all that they were meant to be. Wishing you a wonderful week and thanks again for stopping by BJ's Homeschool,


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