Bright Kids At Home
A place for families who want to homeschool for academic reasons
or who are already homeschooling gifted and talented students.
Here you will find ideas about how you might homeschool your
The Gifted Child
I am grateful that homeschooling allows me to nurture the unique
genius and gifts of each of my children. By Theresa Willingham.
HEM M/A 01.
Most homeschool organizations do not recognize giftedness, and
school-based gifted programs are generally not geared for aiding
the homeschooler. Though designed to support Californians, homeschoolers
everywhere can benifit from this site.
Your Highly Gifted Child
This digest deals with some areas of concern and provides a few
practical suggestions based on the experience of other parents
and the modest amount of research available. By Stephanie S.
An email message, printed with permission, outlines the homeschooling
approach undertaken by one American parent with gifted children.
From the Australian site: Gifted
and Talented Children.
gifted students: An introductory (US) guide for parents
Homeschooling can offer increased flexibility and academic challenge.
Flexibility is particularly important since many gifted students
are uneven in their abilities. Author: Jacque Ensign - ERIC EC
Digest #E543 Feb 1998.
gifted children: What do you mean, and why does it matter?
There are potentials that are a part of these children that come
with their abilities and are sources of confusion for parent
and child alike. Recognition and understanding of these potentials
can make the difference between a child's feeling weird or normal,
between discomfort and comfort. By Josh Shaine.
Homeschooling with Profoundly Gifted Kids
These children are so different from the typical child, and so different from each other, that it's a rare school that has the perfect program all set up. And even if the school offers good options, they are rarely sufficient.
Do I Homeschool My Gifted Child?
As with anything regarding a gifted child, homeschooling is more...everything!
It is more fascinating, more frustrating, more exciting, more
exhausting, and can be more expensive. While each situation is
unique, some issues are common among gifted homeschoolers. By
Outline of one way to provide expert instruction for your gifted
Suggestions To Turn On Bright Children At Home
Extensive list of fun things to do with your gifted child. From
the Queensland Association for Gifted & Talented Children.
TAG: Families of the Talented
Still others believe that the best approach is to take their
child's education into their own hands whether through homeschooling
or by otherwise providing a stimulating learning environment
outside of regular classroom.