Homeschooling Gifted and Advanced Learners

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Prufrock Press, Sep 14, 2011 - Education - 163 pages
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The prospect of homeschooling gifted and advanced learners isn't daunting anymore! Homeschooling Gifted and Advanced Students gives parents all of the support and confidence they need to bring their children home to a school that meets every one of their academic, emotional, and social needs.

Written by a veteran homeschooler, this book clearly and concisely teaches parents how to homeschool their advanced learners, focusing on special considerations that often go along with gifted children such as providing challenging curriculum, offering outlets for artistic and creative talents, accelerating students into college courses early, and finding them true intellectual peers. Homeschooling Gifted and Advanced Students covers everything from curriculum choices and learning styles, to integrating technology and online courses, to finding social support for both children and parents. From making the decision to homeschool to planning for the transition to college, this book has the answers parents of gifted homeschooled students need to help their children succeed!

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User Review  - ladytaluka - LibraryThing

I felt like this book was just a broad overview, which is fine for first-time homeschoolers...I guess. I would have loved for there to be more specific examples and ideas to use with my child. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - stults - LibraryThing

West's book is well-organized and straightforward. She covers everything from socialization, choosing curriculum, and learning styles. She is generous with her real-life examples making it easy to ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Cindy West is a veteran homeschooler of three bright and active children ranging in age from 4-14. She holds a master's degree in education from Georgetown College and spent several years teaching elementary students in the public school system before coming home to teach her own children.

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