Homeschool Your Child for Free: More Than 1,200 Smart, Effective, and Practical Resources for Home Education on the Internet and Beyond

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Crown Publishing Group, 2000 - Education - 477 pages
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For Families Who Want to Splurge on Education but Scrimp on Spending
Are you considering homeschooling your child, but don't know where to go for the best educational resources? The Internet is an open door to the biggest library/laboratory the world has ever seen—and it's all at your fingertips for free! This never-ending source of information, adventure, and educational experiences for the entire family is now compiled in a complete curriculum for any age in Homeschool Your Child for Free.
This invaluable guide to all the best in free educational material—from reading-readiness activities for preschoolers to science projects for teens—categorizes, reviews, and rates more than 1,200 of the most useful educational resources on the Internet and beyond. You'll discover:
ˇLegal guidelines and compliance requirements for home educators
ˇComplete curriculum plans for a comprehensive education, for preschool through high school
ˇOnline lesson plans arranged by subject, from American history to zoology
ˇTeaching tips and motivators from successful homeschoolers
ˇAnd much, much more!
"Wow! Everything I have been trying to organize—all in one book! This is going to be part of my resource library for the support group I lead. Thanks, ladies."—Kimberly Eckles, HIS Support Group Leader, Home Instructors
I'm impressed! There are more sites and links than I knew existed. A great resource for homeschoolers."—Maureen McCaffrey, publisher Homeschooling Today

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User Review  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

This is a great resource for finding educational materials (as well as other helpful things for running homeschool) on the internet. As well, there is a good summary of ideas on finding a curriculum ... Read full review

Relaxed schoolers must have.

User Review  - Zenmom - Borders

This book is filled with resources on the internet to help the relaxed home-schooler. My oldest daughter has a very tough time sitting still for math book work. She will sit for anything but math ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
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Introduction
xiii
Why We Homeschool
1
Copyright

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LauraMaery Gold writes a popular weekly Internet column for homeschoolers and operates one of the largest homeschooling lists on the Internet. She and her husband, Dan Post, are the homeschooling parents of seven, ranging in age from infant to adulthood. They are the authors of a number of books on technology, and religion, and business. After having lived all over the world, the family now resides in Kent, Washington, where she and Dan teach their children through an eclectic curriculum of free educational resources.
Joan M. Zielinski is the mother of four—one of whom is LauraMaery. A professional educator for nearly thirty years, Joan is a former Teacher of the Year for the Kent, Washington School District who recently retired to undertake volunteer work in literacy education. She and he

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