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    #245572 - 05/23/19 06:53 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Nolepharm]
    aeh Offline
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    Registered: 04/26/14
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    Wonderful! I hope he continues to beam!

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    #245583 - 05/25/19 05:43 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Portia]
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    Originally Posted By: Portia
    Nolepharm - you may want to put Epsilon Camp and Campersand on your radar.
    https://epsiloncamp.org/

    https://campersand.org/


    Thank you for the tips. Those camps look amazing, and I will definitely have them on my radar.

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    #245598 - 05/29/19 01:32 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Registered: 05/25/19
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    When I look around here, my story is not that bragworthy, but where we live kids aren't supposed to do anything but play before they're 6. We are 'those parents' just for letting DS5 read. All around us, people are bragging about their 5-year-old learning to ride a bike (our DD2 rides a bike). So...

    DS5 started reading just before turning 4. He only practiced in the weekends (like 10 mins a week) and started in his second language. Now, a year later, we find him reading any picture book to his younger sister in both languages. His favourite book at the moment is David Walliam's Fing and he likes reading ask magazine and national geographic kids, which is great to help him with other interests. I'm so proud, because we both love reading and always wanted our kids to share that love.

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    #245660 - 06/06/19 09:59 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: homeros2]
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    Welcome, homeros2!
    What a delightful and warm-hearted post. smile
    Cute book your son is reading... just recently published, too!
    Hope you'll stick around.

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    #246297 - 11/08/19 11:27 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Registered: 11/19/18
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    I love this thread! So I'll try to revive it since it's been a little quiet here.

    So here are my brags:
    My 9yr old 5th grader got moved up to 6th grade math and, for the first time ever, he loves his math class!!!! (all these years he always found it boring)

    My 7yr old DD skipped 2nd G and is thriving in 3rd, both academically and socially!

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    #246299 - 11/09/19 06:34 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: jolip]
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    jolip,

    So happy to hear your DCs are thriving! It's a wonderful thing to see their eyes light up about learning.

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    #246326 - 11/19/19 06:48 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    ds13, 8th grade, is a finalist for his school's google science fair project. His project was determining how fidgets impacted a student's and this around him. He tested in an IC classroom.

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    #246328 - 11/19/19 11:30 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: frannieandejsmom]
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    Cool! What were his findings?

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    #246330 - 11/19/19 01:03 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Im not sure lol.. I haven't seen his project. Its all online. Im hoping he will show it to me.

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    #246331 - 11/19/19 07:32 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Registered: 08/28/18
    Posts: 25
    What a great thread. I donít know why Iíve never seen it.

    My brag for this week is DS12 entered a new gifted middle school with a long carpool of (other) gifted kids. Watching them marvel about needing to study things for the first time and sharing tips was awesome. He still has As but they are lower and require work. I love it.

    He took a proctored practice SAT and got just under a 1400. This week the new school uses an interim assessment for the annual state test. He has had perfect score for three years put the interim provides the full score which was almost 10% above perfect.

    But finally, and my proudest moment, a kid was so jealous of his arrival in the program that he sent around A VERY sexually explicit story to 28 kids in their class with a lot of gay themes etc. about my son and the friend he thought he was losing because my nerd son is so cool. 5 kids told their parents, 5 parents told the school, and he was kicked out of the program within 48 hours and before I even knew. And DS (after I explained what was written) was laughing about the grammar and metaphors in the story within an hour. No damage.

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