The Homeschooling Handbook

The Homeschooling Handbook

From Preschool to High School : A Parent's Guide

Book - 1997
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Random House, Inc.
Homeschooling has become one of the fastest growing educational movements in the country. Most experts agree that, as of 1995, at least 500,000 school-age children were being educated by their parents, outside of schools, and that ten times as many parents consider the idea of homeschooling their children.
Author Mary Griffith is a homeschooler, and she knows the answers to the important questions parents ask themselves before deciding to homeschool. She also understands the challenges they face along the way. The Homeschooling Handbook guides homeschoolers through the decision-making process, to creating an effective study program. Parents will learn how to:find the best resources and materialsdiscover their child?s learning stylefind the best program for their childmaintain a productive learning atmosphere at homedeal with legality issuesand much, much more . . .Full of practical tips and valuable insight from other homeschoolers who share their experiences, this book is a must-read for anyone who is currently homeschooling or considering the possibility.
About the Author
Mary Griffith
is a long-time board member of the Homeschool Association of California, and edits its monthly newsletter. Her two children have always been homeschooled. She lives with her family in California.

Baker & Taylor
Discusses the advantages and requirements of homeschooling, including laws and regulations, teaching methods, learning styles, educational possibilities, and available resources

Blackwell North Amer
Here's the definitive guide to the fastest-growing education alternative. When, why, and how to homeschool; extensive quotes from homeschoolers telling what worked for them; an overview of regulatory issues; accessible, informative summaries of theories on teaching - from Horace Mann to Maria Montessori to John Holt and beyond; options - who stays home to teach, how to schedule around other responsibilities; possibilities - part-time school attendance, on-the-job learning, correspondence courses, and more; detailed learning ideas for the primary, middle, and teen years; special assistance for learning disabilities and physical disabilities; strategies to avoid burnout and strengthen family relationships; and resources in the community and the homeschooling network.
Homeschooling is an awesome responsibility - and a tremendous opportunity. It isn't for everyone, but it may work for you and your child. The Homeschooling Handbook will help you decide.

& Taylor

Guides parents through the decision to school their children at home and explains how to handle district regulations, design a curriculum, create a productive learning environment, evaluate their children's learning style, and more. Original. IP.

Publisher: Rocklin, CA : Prima Pub., c1997
ISBN: 9780761501923
Characteristics: xxvi, 291 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Home schooling handbook


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Aug 26, 2012

Good information and some great ideas, but if you are homeschooling a young child you wont need the section for older kids for a while. What applied was solid info.

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