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From Preschool to High School, A Parent's Guide to: Making the Decision; Discove ring your child's learning style; Getting Started; Creating an Effective Study

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On Sale: February 24, 2010
Pages: 320 | ISBN: 978-0-307-47769-9
Published by : Three Rivers Press Crown Archetype
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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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Contents
Acknowledgements
Terms
Introduction

1. Does Homeschooling Really Work, or What Do We Tell the Grandparents?
2. Legal Stuff, or Can We Really Do This?
3. Structure, or Can We Wear Our Pajamas to School?
4. Assisted Homeschooling, or Do We Really Need Any Help?
5. Money and Other Practical Matters
6. The Primary Years: Reading, 'Riting, and 'Rithmetic
7. The Middle Years: Exploring the World
8. The Teen Years: Finding a Direction
9. Evaluation and Record Keeping, or How Do We Know They're Learning?
10. Finding Learning Resources
11. The Homeschooling Community
12. Coping with the Rough Spots
13. Special Circumstances
14. Beyond Homeschooling
Afterword
Appendix A: Homeschooling Resources
Appendix B: Homeschooling Organizations
Appendix C: Selected Learning Resources
Appendix D: Colleges That Have Accepted Homeschoolers
Works Cited
Index
Mary Griffith

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Mary Griffith is the author of The Homeschooling Handbook (Prima). She has written extensively on the homeschooling and unschooling movements and is a board member of the Homeschool Association of California.
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Don't Even Think About Teaching Your Child at Home—Until You Read This Book

  • The Homeschooling Handbook by Mary Griffith
  • March 30, 1999
  • Education - Home Schooling
  • Three Rivers Press
  • $16.95
  • 9780761517276

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