Synopses & Reviews
A comprehensive guide to home-based education for gifted children that gives parents essential information, including:
- Tips for getting started
- Options for learning approaches
- Curriculum resources
- Socialization and peer relations
- Budget considerations
- Research on gifted and creative learning
- Advice from home schooling parents
- Record keeping/college planning
Web sites, books, magazines, learning groups, and other resources to help your home schooling process go smoothly.
"This book will at once reassure anxious parents that they are not alone in this voyage." David Albert, author of And the Skylark Sings with Me, and columnist, Home Education Magazine
"Lisa Rivero is one of the best writers of information on home schooling, an increasingly important topic." Maurice Fisher, publisher and editor, Gifted Education Press
For a comprehensive guide to home-based education that does not promote any particular curriculum or religious view, this is one book parents should buy! Parents will appreciate practical advice on getting started, adjusting to new roles, designing schoolwork that is both child-centered and fun, and planning for social and emotional growth. Parents will turn to curriculum chapters again and again. Features interviews and tips from many home school parents as well as long lists of resources. 430 pages of tips and tools!