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Hoagies' Blog Hop: Homeschooling
gifted children... Do you? Don't you? Why or why not? Did you start
from square one or switch to homeschooling later? How do you
homeschool? Using curriculum, online courses, a cyber-charter
school, or unschooling? What are the pros, and the cons, of
homeschooling vs. traditional schooling? If you had it to do all
over again, what would you do differently?
Read all of this month's blogs, and learn lots more about
Homeschooling gifted and profoundly gifted children!
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The Case For Keeping Your Gifted Child in Public School by Jen,
- I’ve read a lot about it. There is a mass exodus of gifted children from
public education. It troubles me as a parent with gifted children in public
school. I know why other parents do it. Reasons can vary, but usually it
boils down to the school meeting their child’s needs academically, socially,
emotionally or some combination of the three. I’d be lying to say that I
haven’t thought about doing it myself.
the Unschooling Process for Gifted Learners: Getting to the Light at the End
of The Tunnel by
Teresa Currivan, LMFT, in
Help My Children Thrive
- For some of us, when we finally realize our children are somewhere in
the highly to profoundly gifted range, and that they need a different
education, we cross a line. We must let go of what used to be. We must let
go of our own expectations of what our kids’ lives would or should be. We
may need to let go of certain hopes and dreams we had for them, like sports
or whatever we parents thought was important. Most of us have to let go of
the idea that our school system will support them (and in turn, us). More
importantly, I think, when we let go of the school system, and in the words
of my son, “the Prussian military education”, we are grieving an old way. We
are agreeing to trust our children’s innate drive to learn, trusting experts
on the highly to profoundly gifted, and the experiences of others - adults
who have been through it, the parents working their way through, and
especially the voices of our own children...
the Public School Route and How We Got Started Homeschooling by Betsy, at
- Here's our story of why we chose to homeschool, and how we prepared
ourselves to do that for our 2e daughter. Included are resources for
researching your state's homeschool regulations, choosing your homeschool
curriculum and links to our favorite homeschool curriculum resources...
#homeschooling #gifted #twiceexceptional #howtohomeschool...
Gifted Kids often Thrive in Homeschooling by
Heather in Wonder Schooling
- Homeschooling is increasing in popularity in many circles around the
globe, and one of the fastest areas of growth is actually among families
with gifted kids. While there are as many reasons for homeschooling as there
are families that choose this option, the following are some of the main
reasons gifted kids often end up at home, whether for a year or two or for a
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December 01, 2020