The Homeschooling Handbook: From Preschool to High School, A Parent's Guide to: Making the Decision; Discovering your child's learning style; Getting Started; Creating an Effective (Google eBook)

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Crown Publishing Group, Feb 24, 2010 - Education - 320 pages
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Don't Even Think About Teaching Your Child at Home—Until You Read This Book
Discover why millions of parents are homeschooling their children. In this revised edition of her groundbreaking book, Mary Griffith tells you everything you need to know about the fastest-growing educational movement in the country, including:
·When, why, and how to homeschool
·Detailed learning ideas for the primary, middle, and teen years
·How to navigate the local regulations
·Strategies to avoid burnout and strengthen family relationships
·Resources in the communitty and the homeschooling network
·And more!
Whether you're one of the nearly one million families in the country already homeschooling, planning to take the plunge, or just testing the water, this hands-on book will help!
"The Homeschooling Handbook is a valuable resource for anyone intersted in nurturing their child. Whether you homeschool or not, you will find many fresh ideas for working with children in these pages."—Patrick Farenga, publisher, Growing Without Schooling
"If you're looking for practical, commonsense advice about homeschooling, if you're looking for answers to the really tough questions from someone with real insights to the movement, if you're looking for sensible commentary backed up by experience and saavy, Mary Griffith's The Homeschooling Handbook is just what you're looking for!"—Helen Hegener, editor, Home Education Magazine


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Review: The Homeschooling Handbook

User Review  - Heather! - Goodreads

I wouldn't call it a handbook. It's more like a very basic intro. Pretty boring/useless if you have some experience or knowledge of homeschooling. Read full review

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User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

Outstanding resource! Loved it! Read full review

Contents

Does Homeschooling Really Work or What Do We Tell the Grandparents?
1
Legal Stuff or Can We Really Do This?
17
Structure 0r Can We Wear Our Pajamas to School?
50
Assisted Homeschooling or Do We Really Need Any Help?
66
Money and Other Practical Matters
83
Reading Riting and Rithmetic
94
Exploring the World
109
Finding a Direction
122
Finding Learning Resources
154
The Homeschooling Community
172
Coping with the Rough Spots
193
Special Circumstances
213
Beyond Homeschooling
230
zffierwom
239
Selected Learning Resources
269
Calage That Have Accepted Hamesrboolers
290

Evaluation and Record Keeping or How Do We Know Theyre Learning?
136

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About the author (2010)

Mary Griffith is the author of The Unchooling Handbook (Prima) and a long-time activist with the Homeschool Association of California. Her two children have always been homeschooled.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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