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Gifted Students

Parents seeking information on homeschooling gifted and talented children may find some answers at The Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page website. Despite its name, the Hoagies’ site is not one page but actually a significant collection of gifted education webpages and provides a wellspring of information and support for families that are often stumped and stymied by the incredibly challenging needs of gifted children.

The links below, though not exhaustive, attempt to guide you on your research through Hoagies’ and other gifted education books and links.

Various Definitions of Giftedness

National Association for Gifted Children

Gifted 101 (from Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page)

Identification & Characteristics of Gifted Students

Gifted Children at

Identification (from Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page)

Testing & Assessment (from Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page)

Gifted with Special Needs

Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia (from Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page)

Eide Neurolearning Blog

Uniquely Gifted

General Gifted Homeschooling & Parenting Resources

Parenting Gifted Children (from Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page)

Books on Homeschooling Gifted Kids

A search through online bookstores will yield many titles on handling the educational needs of gifted children. The following books count among the few (at present) that address homeschooling gifted kids.

And The Skylark Sings With Me by David H. Albert

Creative Homeschooling: A Resource Guide for Smart Families by Lisa Rivero

Educating Your Gifted Child by Vicki Caruana

Gifted Homeschooling Curriculum

The following publishers and web content providers are examples of companies that provide resources for homeschooling gifted children:

Art of Problem Solving (Math)

Key Curriculum Press

Royal Fireworks Press

Singapore Math


Moving Beyond the Page

Talent Development Programs

A sampling of programs designed to nurture academically and artistically bright students.

Davidson Young Scholars

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Stanford Education Program for Gifted Youth

THINK Summer Institute (for 13-16 year olds)

UC Berkeley Academic Talent Development Program (summer program)

Early High School & Early College Resources

(Free) Online High School Courses & Curriculum Materials ((from Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page)