to "Bright Kids at Home" a place for
families who are looking for ideas about homeschooling gifted
a practical website geared towards homeschooling
and traveling with gifted and talented students."
is exciting and challenging at the same time. Homeschooling a
gifted kid is an even more exciting and challenging proposition!
Over the years I have discovered a lot of things sharing my every
day with a gifted kid and this website became a journal of what
I learned as a mentor, as a gifted student, as a gifted kid, as
a gifted teen, as travelers, as homeschoolers.
homeschool "style" was eclectic. We were homeschooling
for academic reasons... As of 2018, my student is a college
graduate and a professional using the degree he earned. I
have preserved these web pages over the years to maybe help another
student enjoy the same sort of success. These pages still enjoy
a lot of visitors.
choose to homeschool for many reasons. When we started homeschooling
in 1999, the academic world was very different, the political
world that controlled the academic world was also very different.
The end game for many homeschoolers then was to get into a good
college and leave with a degree that made them employable in the
field of their dreams. I imagine the reasons parents continue
to choose homeschooling are still the same, safety reasons, religious
reasons, moral reasons, academic reasons.