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Real Life Homeschooling

Author : Rhonda Barfield
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Presents a wide variety of homeschooling alternatives and offers guidance on how to deal with children of varying ages and aptitudes, how to assess youngsters' progress, and how to ensure their social development and interaction.

Homeschooling for the Rest of Us

Author : Sonya Haskins
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"Presents advice for overcoming stress, unrealistic expectations, and other challenges faced by homeschooling families. Intended for new and experienced homeschoolers. Applicable to a variety of teaching methods"--Provided by publisher.

Worldwide Guide to Homeschooling 2004 2005

Author : Brian D. Ray
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An analysis of the status of home schooling worldwide, with a focus on the United States. Clearly distilled facts, statistics, general information, and personal profiles of homeschoolers.

Homeschooling The Art of Real Life Education

Author : Mary Joyce Wright
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Homeschooling is the process of educating one's children at home, rather than at a public or private school. Books on the subject are vital to proper homeschooling. One of the most significant reasons is that the process is filled with a great deal of legal red tape and paperwork. It can help one navigate this often difficult subject in order to do everything fully within the law.

Homeschooling the Middle Years

Author : Shari Henry
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Describes the advantages and challenges of home schooling, and gives specific advice on covering language, math, science, history, geography, and the arts

Real Life Homeschooling

Author : Rhonda Barfield
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The definitive homeschooling resource shows readers a wide variety of homeschooling families in action and delivers all the behind-the-scene information both first-time and veteran homeschooling parents need.

The Complete Guide to Home Schooling

Author : John Perry
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Provides advice for deciding on homeschooling, discipline and motivation techniques, tailoring a curriculum to students of different ages, and integrating extracurricular activities with public schools.

The Everything Homeschooling Book

Author : Sherri Linsenbach
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Homeschooling isn't about teaching--it's about learning together with your child. In this indispensable guide, author and homeschooler Sherri Linsenbach provides you with the encouragement, inspiration, and ideas you need to explore this option for your family. It's packed full of ideas to make the experience easy, affordable, and, most of all, fun. Even veteran homeschoolers will find new ideas and techniques that help keep home education interesting and exciting. This edition includes completely new material on: Updated curriculum resources, strategies, and methods. Fresh educational activities for grades K-12. Information on specific learning styles and special needs. Ideas for tackling social issues and social skills in today's world. Typical homeschool days, schedules, and activities. The author, a homeschool veteran of more than eighteen years, presents real-life examples and inspiring success stories from families across the country. This all-new edition of an Everything bestseller is the only reference you'll need to ensure your children's success--at any age!

You re Going to Do What

Author : Laurajean Downs
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Helping you understand the homeschool decision.

So You re Thinking About Homeschooling Second Edition

Author : Lisa Whelchel
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Discover the Diversity of Homeschooling Confused and intimidated by the complexities of homeschooling, many parents assume it could never work for them. Now an updated edition of So You're Thinking About Home Schooling by Lisa Whelchel—herself a homeschooling mother of three—introduces to readers fifteen composite portraits of homeschooling families who show how every family can successfully face the unique challenges of its situation. The story-based approach deals with common questions of time management, teaching weaknesses, and outside responsibilities, as well as children's age variations, social and sports involvement, learning disabilities, and boredom. Seeing a wide variety of homeschooling families in action gives parents the information and confidence they need to make their own decisions about home-based education. Includes a new chapter from Lisa and an all-new resource guide with recommendations from real-life homeschooling families! "I'm Thinking About Homeschooling" You're also probably thinking, But can I really teach my children? Where do I start? What if I need to work outside the home? Must I have twelve children, raise goats, and bake my own bread? And what about socialization? I could tell you the answers to these questions, but I would rather show you. Beginning with my own, I want to introduce you to fifteen families in fifteen unique situations who have all chosen to homeschool for different reasons, using a variety of learning methods. So… let's rap lightly on the homeschool door and peek inside before we decide if we are ready to move in! Story Behind the Book "My hope is that by the end of the book, and a stroll through the neighborhood, you will feel more confident as you identify a family situation and teaching method that resonates with your personality and philosophy of education. From there, you can simply look to the end of each chapter to find a sample schedule for the homsechool day and list of curriculum suggestions for that particular teaching method." —Lisa __________________________________________________________________________________________________ "Deciding if homeschooling is right for your family just got easier with this warm, entertaining, information-packed portrayal of its flexibility, diversity, triumphs, and challenges. Grab a cup of tea and enjoy!" —Linda Dobson, author of The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child

Home Schooling from Scratch

Author : Mary Potter Kenyon
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Parents learn what they really need, how to find or create materials and opportunities for less money, and how to organize their household for economical, happy learning.

Homeschooling For Dummies

Author : Jennifer Kaufeld
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If you believe that a good education is the greatest gift you can give your child, you’re probably pretty unhappy with what’s being taught in most classrooms these days. If you think that education should do more than just train kids to take standardized tests, that it should build their critical thinking skills, enable them to weigh ethical considerations, instill a passion for learning, and reflect your core values and beliefs, then you’re probably fed up with the current state of our schools. If, like many parents, you’re wondering whether homeschooling can be the solution you’re looking for, then you’ll be happy to know that the answer is yes–and Home Schooling For Dummies shows you how. This friendly, well-informed guide is a valuable resource for parents considering homeschooling, as well as veteran homeschooler interested in fresh homeschooling ideas. It gets you on track with what you need to know to confidently: De termine whether homeschooling is right for you and your family Get started in homeschooling Obtain teaching materials Develop a curriculum that reflects your values and beliefs Comply with all legal requirements Find healthy social outlets for your kids Join a homeschooling cooperative From textbooks to computers to state compliance, expert Jennifer Kaufeld, covers all the bases. She anticipates most of your questions about homeschooling and answers them with clear, easy-to-follow answers enlivened by real-life accounts by parents around the nation who have opted to homeschool their children. Topics covered include: Deciding at what age to begin Determining your kid’s learning style and teaching to it Teaching special needs children Developing a curriculum that’s right for your children Finding social outlets for you homeschoolers Complying with state and federal regulations Teaching at the primary, middle school and high school levels Preparing for the SATs, ACT and other key standardized tests Networking with other homeschoolers You shouldn’t have to compromise on your children’s education. Get Homeschooling For Dummies and find out how to turn your home into a school and raise smart, well-adjusted kids.


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Fundamentals of Home schooling

Author : Ann Lahrson-Fisher
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A book designed to educate on a holistic approach to homeschooling.

Magazine Markets for Children s Writers 2006

Author : Marni McNiff
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This comprehensive market directory gives you over 600 updated listings and over 70 completely new markets for publishing in the children's field. Learn about the changing editorial wants and needs, the new submission requirements, and the latest word on rights and payments for 2006.

Home Schooling

Author : Christopher J. Klicka
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The Right Choice will remove all doubts in the mind of any reader about the effectiveness of home schooling. Anyone interested in home schooling will want to read this very practical book.

The Christian Family Answer Book

Author : Mike Yorkey
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Raising a family in today's fast-paced world isn't easy--especially if you don't know where to turn with your questions. In this book you'll find insightful, biblical responses to hundreds of questions parents ask, offered by experts you trust.

The Homeschooling Book of Answers

Author : Linda Dobson
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A guide for parents who are considering homeschooling with answers to many common questions from mentors in the field, such as "Can I afford it?," "How do I set up a plan of study?," and "Is homeschooling right for my child?"

Worldwide Guide to Homeschooling

Author : Brian D. Ray
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Written for a broad audience, Worldwide Guide to Homeschooling offers clearly distilled facts, statistics, general information, and personal profiles of homeschoolers. Parents who are considering the benefits of homeschooling will find discussion and information in this book to help them make that decision. Curious journalists and other media persons, policy makers, legislators, professional educators, and doubtful grandparents can use it to understand homeschoolers and the homeschool movement.

Worldwide Guide to Homeschooling 2003 2004

Author : Brian D. Ray
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Worldwide Guide to Homeschooling presents a quick reference analysis of the status of homeschooling worldwide, with a focus on the United States. Written for a broad audience, this book offers clearly distilled facts, statistics, general information, and personal profiles of homeschoolers.