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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About the Author
Cindy West is a veteran homeschooler of three bright and active children ranging in age from 414. 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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Cindy West is a captivating speaker and teacher, and now author. She has expertly put to paper an astounding book that immediately captures the readers attention. I have read and re-read this book and find new ideas and information every time I pick it up. Cindy is a wealth of knowledge and she has graciously shared a great deal of it with the public in a very practical way. The amount of research that went into this work is astounding, as is evident by the multiple pages of resources and references given. This book is beneficial to all home educators and with children on every level and age. Nearly every idea presented can be made to fit any child in some way. I have been involved with homeschooling for 14 years, yet this book has inspired and blessed me in many ways. I highly recommend it to anyone that is homeshooling their child(ren), or simply wanting to supplement their education. This book needs to be on every teacher's shelf and referenced often.
As a Homeschooler for the past nine years I was pleased that there was a new book for me to read, but once I began the journey into Homeschooling Gifted and Advanced Learners I was amazed at all the wonderful information that I was provided. Sometimes at nine years into something you think you have it all down and know what you are doing, and well maybe you do, but I have gained a new enthusiasm for my homeschool and am ready to delve into areas that have become known to me through this wonderful new resource. I highly recommend it to all individuals and families that are currently homeschooling or are considering homeschooling the children in their lives. It is a wealth of practical tips, ideas, links and suggestions on planning, curriculum choices, teaching methods, organization and implementation.