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ERIC Number: ED414683
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Homeschooling Gifted Students: An Introductory Guide for Parents. ERIC Digest #543.
Ensign, Jacque
This digest is intended to provide basic information on homeschooling for parents of gifted children considering this option. Challenges and opportunities of home schooling are identified and include a large time commitment, expenses of educational resources, flexibility in providing the student with academic challenges, social considerations (offers suggestions for meeting social needs) and legal considerations (notes variations in specific state requirements regarding homeschooling). The paper briefly describes different approaches to homeschooling, resources available to develop or assess the quality of a homeschool curriculum, data on the academic performance of homeschoolers, planning for college, and sources of other information on homeschooling. Contains 11 references. (DB)
ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589; toll-free telephone: 800-328-0272.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Reston, VA.