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Homeschool Your Child for Free: More Than 1,200 Smart, Effective, and Practical Resources for Home Education Onthe Internet and Beyond (Prima's Home Learning Library)

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Publisher Comments:

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 seenand 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 materialfrom reading-readiness activities for preschoolers to science projects for teenscategorizes, reviews, and rates more than 1,200 of the most useful educational resources on the Internet and beyond. You'll discover:

·Legal guidelines and compliance requirements for home educators

·Complete curriculum plans for a comprehensive education, for preschool through high school

·Online lesson plans arranged by subject, from American history to zoology

·Teaching tips and motivators from successful homeschoolers

·And much, much more!

"Wow! Everything I have been trying to organizeall 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

Synopsis:

This essential homeschooling companion organizes, rates, and categorizes more than 500 of the best educational sites on the Internet. Includes guidelines for home educators, lesson plans online by subject, and complete curriculum plans.

Synopsis:

Provide a solid education at home without breaking the bank.

Introduced in 2000, Homeschool Your Child for Free gave countless parents the plan and peace of mind to get their kids education on the right track. Now, authors LauraMaery Gold and Joan M. Zielinski have revised and updated their popular guide, offering their expert homeschooling advice and information, plus new tools and resources to help you and your child succeed:

• Complete curriculum plans for a comprehensive education, from preschool through high school

• Where to find free online courses; NEW!

• Ways to partner with public schools; NEW!

• Legal guidelines and compliance requirements for home educators

• Keys to graduating a homeschooler; NEW!

• Developing personal finance management and life skills; NEW!

• Teaching tips and motivators from successful homeschoolers

• Career and vocational guidance; NEW!

• And so much more!

Comprehensive and clear, Homeschool Your Child for Free gives you access to free instructional material–from reading-readiness activities for preschoolers to science projects for teens–to help build a strong foundation that will last into adulthood. You dont need to drain your bank account to guarantee a good education for your child. With a computer and the Internet, you have the largest library and laboratory right at your fingertips–all for free!

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword by Kristen Randle

Introduction

1. Why We Homeschool

2. Homeschool How-To's

Internet Safety

Teaching Tips

Motivators

Dealing with Difficulties

Legal Issues

Assessment Testing

That "Socialization" Question

E-Mail Lists

The Boards

Support Groups

3. Curriculum Core: Scope and Sequence

Placement Testing

Lesson Plans

Worksheets

Unit Studies

Field Trips

Preschool

Special Education

Unschooling

4. Education Essentials

Community Involvement and Public Service

Library and Media Skills

Listening Skills

Logic and Critical Thinking

Reference Materials

Research Skills

Study Skills

Values, Standards, and Ethics

5. Language Literacy

Etymology and Linguistics

Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation

Literature

Reading Skills

Public Speaking

Spelling

Vocabulary

Written Expression

6. Mathematics Mastery

Basic Math

Pre-Algebra

Algebra

Geometry

Computer Math

Trigonometry

Calculus

Statistics

7. Art Appreciation

Art History and Appreciation

Crafts

Design

Drawing

Painting

Sculpture and Ceramics

Visual Arts

8. History Highlights

American History

American West

Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance History

Family History

Modern American History

Religious Education

State History

World History

9. Music Marathon

Composition

Music Appreciation

Musicianship

Vocal Music

10. Social Studies Skills

Anthropology and Sociology

Civics

Current Events

Economics

Geography

Minority Education

Psychology

Social Issues

11. Humanities Home

Dance and Performance Art

Drama

Foreign Language

Journalism

Philosophy

12. Science Scholarship

Anatomy

Archaeology and Paleontology

Astronomy

Biology

Botany

Chemistry

Earth Science

Ecology

Physical Science

Scientists

Technology

Zoology

13. Health Handbook

Community Health

Drug Education

Human Development

Mental Health

Nutrition

Personal Health

Physical Education

Safety and First Aid

14. Graduation Guidance

Getting Ahead

College Search

College Testing

Financial Aid

College Admissions

Appendix: Curriculum: Scope and Sequence Recommendations

Index

About the Authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761525134
Subtitle:
More Than 1,400 Smart, Effective, and Practical Resources for Educating Your Family at Home
Author:
Gold, LauraMaery
Author:
Gold, LauraMaery
Author:
LauraMaery Gold and Joan M. Zielinski
Author:
Zielinski, Joan M.
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Location:
Roseville, Calif. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Home Schooling
Subject:
Experimental Methods
Subject:
Computer network resources
Subject:
Internet in education.
Subject:
Internet in education - United States
Subject:
Home schooling -- United States.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Prima's Home Learning Library
Series Volume:
106-152
Publication Date:
20090804
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.15 x 7.3 x 1 in 1.7 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This essential homeschooling companion organizes, rates, and categorizes more than 500 of the best educational sites on the Internet. Includes guidelines for home educators, lesson plans online by subject, and complete curriculum plans.
"Synopsis" by , Provide a solid education at home without breaking the bank.

Introduced in 2000, Homeschool Your Child for Free gave countless parents the plan and peace of mind to get their kids education on the right track. Now, authors LauraMaery Gold and Joan M. Zielinski have revised and updated their popular guide, offering their expert homeschooling advice and information, plus new tools and resources to help you and your child succeed:

• Complete curriculum plans for a comprehensive education, from preschool through high school

• Where to find free online courses; NEW!

• Ways to partner with public schools; NEW!

• Legal guidelines and compliance requirements for home educators

• Keys to graduating a homeschooler; NEW!

• Developing personal finance management and life skills; NEW!

• Teaching tips and motivators from successful homeschoolers

• Career and vocational guidance; NEW!

• And so much more!

Comprehensive and clear, Homeschool Your Child for Free gives you access to free instructional material–from reading-readiness activities for preschoolers to science projects for teens–to help build a strong foundation that will last into adulthood. You dont need to drain your bank account to guarantee a good education for your child. With a computer and the Internet, you have the largest library and laboratory right at your fingertips–all for free!

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