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

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Crown/Archetype, 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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Does Homeschooling Really Work or What Do We Tell the Grandparents?
Legal Stuff or Can We Really Do This?
Structure 0r Can We Wear Our Pajamas to School?
Assisted Homeschooling or Do We Really Need Any Help?
Money and Other Practical Matters
Reading Riting and Rithmetic
Exploring the World
Finding a Direction
Finding Learning Resources
The Homeschooling Community
Coping with the Rough Spots
Special Circumstances
Beyond Homeschooling
Selected Learning Resources
Calage That Have Accepted Hamesrboolers

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

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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.

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