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Gifted Children Homeschooling

Books and links regarding research in the topic of Gifted Children Homeschooling.

Are gifted children getting lost in the shuffle?
Despite their remarkable success, researchers concluded that the profoundly gifted students had experienced roadblocks along the way that at times prevented them from achieving their full potential. Typical school settings were often unable to accommodate the rapid rate at which they learned and digested complex material.

Bibliographies of Gifted Research
List with links from Hoagie’s Gifted Education Page.

Center for Talent Development
As you might expect from a program based at Northwestern University and its School of Education & Social Policy, our design and methods are based on solid research. Below are a number of publications authored by Center for Talent Development’s director, Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, PhD, as well as other works referencing our 27 years of experience.

Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education, 2E: What the Research Says

Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education, 2E: What the Research Says
by Carolyn Callahan and Jonathan Plucker Ph.D.
the definitive reference book for those searching for a summary and evaluation of the literature on giftedness, gifted education, and talent development. The book presents more than 50 summaries of important topics in the field, providing relevant research and a guide to how the research applies to gifted education and the lives of gifted children. This second edition updates every topic with new research and introduces several critically important topics such as cluster grouping, Response to Intervention, programming standards, the Common Core State Standards, educational leadership, and legal issues. This book provides an objective assessment of the available knowledge on each topic, offers guidance in the application of the research, and suggests areas of needed research.
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Desperately Seeking Research
… on homeschooling the gifted, by Joyce Michel. Why is it so hard to find research on homeschooling gifted children? Because homeschooling is “gifted education” at its best! Includes a large bibliography.

Digest of Gifted Research
Produced by the Duke University Talent Identification Program. The Digest is a trusted resource for research-based information about raising and educating academically talented children.

Highly Gifted Children in Full Inclusion Classrooms
Study shows that schools have a hard time including gifted children in classrooms, and so parents are often encouraged to homeschool. By Kathi Kearney, Gifted Education Consultant, Founder, The Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children.

TIMaking the Choice: When Typical School Doesn't Fit Your Atypical ChildTLE

Making the Choice: When Typical School Doesn’t Fit Your Atypical Child
(Perspectives in Gifted Homeschooling)
by Corin Barsily Goodwin (Author), Mika Gustavson MFT (Author), Sarah J. Wilson (Editor)
Do you sense things aren’t quite right with your child’s school experience? Maybe your child is clearly struggling or, perhaps, your child is doing all right, but you believe something is lacking? Instead of trying to force your child to fit into school, perhaps it is time to consider finding educational options that fully address your child’s academic and emotional needs. In Making the Choice, Corin Barsily Goodwin, Executive Director of the Gifted Homeschoolers Forum (GHF), and Mika Gustavson, MFT, discuss how giftedness and twice exceptionality (gifted plus learning differences or “invisible disabilities”) might affect the educational needs of your child. They also consider a variety of options regarding educational choices and the path to making them. Finally, they provide some questions (and hopefully answers) intended to help you make your way along this path.
Kindle Edition

The National Research Center on Gifted and Talented
The current 5-year research plan will lead to empirical and descriptive understandings of “what works in gifted education.”

Research Synthesis on Gifted Provisions
Dr Karen Rogers updates (1999) her earlier synthesis of what the research says about gifted educational provisions.

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