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    #145215 - 01/01/13 06:02 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: RobotMom]
    Cawdor Offline
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    Registered: 03/21/10
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    Originally Posted By: Kerry
    DDalmost10 has been accepted to Davidson Academy for next school year!




    Gratz
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    #145232 - 01/02/13 08:35 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    My fourth grader is in our local public school gifted program (self-contained). He is breezing through the fifth grade math program and his vocabulary words/tests, which I realized are at a 6th grade level! He is also the only hearing-impaired child in the program.

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    #145372 - 01/03/13 11:55 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    DD4 (will be 5 in 2 months) can "read" 6 digit numbers, and is starting to add 2 digit numbers.

    She has a great interest in geography and when she met my friend from Finland the other day, DD asked her if Finland was as cold as Iceland.

    She heard that the temperature was 11 (F) outside and said - oh, it is cold enough to snow since it is colder than 32


    Edited by alicat (01/03/13 11:56 AM)

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    #145377 - 01/03/13 01:18 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    DS5's favorite activity at the moment is listing all the countries of the world in alphabetical order...from memory.

    This is not really a brag but I am not sure how he did this. He has a chart of 100 random letters in no specific order he is reading out loud for Vision Therapy. After reading it once a day for 5 days he all of a sudden sat at the table and recited the whole chart from memory....I must say I was shocked.

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    #145393 - 01/03/13 05:43 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    I took out finger paints and crayons today.

    Apparently wax crayons and water-based finger-paints make REALLY nice atom diagrams.

    That is all.

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    #145442 - 01/04/13 03:35 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Michaela]
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    Originally Posted By: Michaela
    Apparently wax crayons and water-based finger-paints make REALLY nice atom diagrams.

    :-) This reminds me of the other day when DS was tackling a 3D geometry question and was having trouble visualising it. He decided to make a model with plasticine, did so, saw immediately how to answer the question rigorously, and the next thing I knew he was bringing me plasticine robots and interestingly mottled cut faces of pladticine to inspect. Asynchrony, gottalovit.

    (Well, makes a change from "bump above spam"!)
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    #145629 - 01/07/13 01:11 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: 1111]
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    Registered: 11/12/08
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    Just saw this - countries in order at 5 - wow.

    I love this thread.


    Edited by mom123 (01/07/13 01:13 PM)

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    #145652 - 01/07/13 08:18 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Um... back again.

    DS3.5 just built a model airplane by himself. He turned the light back on after being put to bed. 15 pieces, so not the world's most complex model, but... hunh. I was't expecting that.
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    #145673 - 01/08/13 09:07 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Michaela]
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    Registered: 04/10/12
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    Loc: southeast US
    Michaela,

    In a year or two, you can probably put him to work assembling IKEA flatpack stuff...I'm just sayin'.

    grin

    mo

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    #145688 - 01/08/13 02:20 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Registered: 04/18/12
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    Two quick brags
    Dd3.3 sits down to draw a car and draws two lines. When I ask her what they are, she says wheels. "But why are they looking like lines instead of circles?"
    She continues to complete the drawing and then says," mom, this drawing is from the front of the car. So the wheels look like lines. The circle shape is on this side(pointing sideways)." Ps. It was an amazing drawing with wipers and side mirrors.

    She has been asking me about why people have different skin color. My cousin, who is a bio major was visiting us this holidays so I asked dd to ask him the question. My cousin explained to her about melanin and sunlight exposure etc. She listened carefully. Two weeks later when we met a person with a dark complexion, she explained to me in detail why that person's skin was darker. I am so glad that my cousin explained it so scientifically and matter-of-factly to her instead of dumbing it down bcos she sure got it!

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