Homeschool Highschool Podcast Episode 35: Homeschooling Gifted Teens

This week on The Homeschool Highschool Podcast Episode 35: Homeschooling Gifted Teens.

Homeschool Highschool Podcast: Homeschooling Gifted Teens

The truth is that ALL kids are gifted by God in some way. Each homeschool highschooler and their parents have the responsibility to explore, discover and develop those gifts.

Teens who are intellectually gifted have unique challenges. How does a family best prepare these gifted homeschool highschoolers for college and life?Dr. Barb Varnell Homeschooling Gifted Teens

Join Sabrina and Kym for an interview with Dr. Barb Varnell, whose 3 intellectually gifted daughters have homeschooled through highschool and then experienced success in college and life.

Dr. Varnell has served her local homeschooling community for decades. She has directed choirs and helped with homeschool youth groups. She has been serving for the last few years as the popular upperclassmen advisor for the homeschool umbrella school: Mt. Sophia Academy in Newark, Delaware.

In her job as academic advisor, Barb helps teens of many kinds of giftedness be ready for their next steps in life. She is especially gifted in helping gifted teens (since all 3 of her daughters are intellectually gifted).

Barb helps teens identify which academic subjects to *level up*. She helps them develop powerful transcripts with a balance of powerhouse academics, SATs or ACTs, extracurriculars, competitions and service. Listen in for tips to help your intellectually gifted homeschool highschooler thrive!

Homeschool Highschool Podcast Episode 35: Homeschooling Gifted Teens


Vicki Tillman

Blogger, curriculum developer at, counselor, life and career coach, SYMBIS guide, speaker, prayer person. 20+year veteran homeschool mom.

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