Creative Home Schooling: A Resource Guide for Smart Families

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Great Potential Press, 2002 - Education - 401 pages
2 Reviews
For a comprehensive guide to home-based education that does not promote any particular curriculum or religious view, this is one book parents should buy! Parents will appreciate practical advice on getting started, adjusting to new roles, designing schoolwork that is both child-centered and fun, and planning for social and emotional growth. Parents will turn to curriculum chapters again and again. Features interviews and tips from many home school parents as well as long lists of resources. 430 pages of tips and tools!

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

An exhaustive (and exhausting) guide to homeschooling your gifted child. The book spends a long time defining what giftedness is and the traits gifted children possess, then discusses various methods ... Read full review

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User Review  - smbmom - LibraryThing

This is a great resource for the homeschool educator of a high-ability student. It covers all the basics of homeschool planning such as curriculum and documentation, but it also addresses the special needs of gifted students. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Creating Your Home School Approach 175
11
The Decision
15
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Lisa Rivero is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in "Parenting for High Potential," "Understanding Gifted Children," "The Roeper Review," and "The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel," Her book "Creative Home Schooling "won the 2003 Glyph Best Education Book Award and was named Best HomeSchool Product of the Year. She lives in Milwaukee.

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