Homeschooling Gifted Children

Homeschooling Gifted Children
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Are you interested in homeschooling your gifted child? Does homeschooling seem like a daunting task? Unsure of where to begin or what style of learning to follow? Our Homeschooling Gifted Children course dives into every aspect of learning and what it takes to help your child succeed. We discuss how to choose appropriate curriculum, how to individualize instruction, how to properly integrate technology, and how to foster socialization. We provide information, resources, and tools to help foster learning, build confidence, and help you and your child succeed!

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall methods of homeschooling and approaches to education
  • Recognize how to choose appropriate curriculum for your child’s learning style
  • Identify how to integrate technology into learning and how to individualize instruction
  • Describe aspects of socialization and college planning

Homeschooling Gifted Children Module 1
Overview of Homeschooling

Homeschooling usually takes place when a parent or tutor teaches a child at home rather than a traditional school setting. However, there are many methods and approaches for homeschooling. Our first module discusses reasons for homeschooling, advantages, disadvantages, and the various methods of education.

  • What is a Gifted Child?
  • Why Homeschool a Gifted Child?
  • What is Homeschooling?
  • Methods of Education
  • Approaches to Teaching

Homeschooling Gifted Children Module 2
Choosing Curriculum

In our second module we describe how to choose appropriate curriculum for your child’s learning style, designing it to help foster success, and how to structure your day. We also discuss characteristics of various learners and ways to help them excel.

  • What Do You Have to Teach?
  • Choosing Curriculum for Various Learning Styles
  • How Do You Design Your Own Curriculum Plan?
  • Should You Buy Curriculum or Create Your Own?
  • Teaching All Learners

Homeschooling Gifted Children Module 3
Technology and Individualizing Instruction

Teachers in traditional school settings work hard to differentiate education for all their learners. This module discusses how important it is to individualize instruction through homeschooling and ways to accomplish that. We also explain ways to organize your day, keep proper records, and how to integrate technology into your child’s learning.

  • Integrating Technology
  • Online Safety
  • Differentiation When Homeschooling More Than One Child
  • Project Based Learning
  • Organizing Your Day

Homeschooling Gifted Children Module 4
Socialization and College

One of the biggest concerns related to homeschooling is the potential lack of socialization. In our final module, we discuss how homeschooling actually provides an advantage for the gifted child in relation to socialization. We also explain the steps for college planning and early admission.

  • What Does a Socialized Homeschooler Look Like?
  • Starting a Homeschool Group
  • Socialization Through Clubs, Classes, and Teaching Groups
  • Early College Admission
  • Socialization Statistics

 

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player