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The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child: Your Complete Guide to Getting off to the Right Start

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Homeschool the right way from day one.

Are you considering homeschooling for your family? Today, many parents recognize that their child's school options are limited, inadequate, or even dangerous, and an increasing number are turning to homeschooling. But where do you start and how do you ensure the highest-quality educational experience, especially in that pivotal first year?

This comprehensive guide will help you determine the appropriate first steps, build your own educational philosophy, and discover the best ways to cater to your child's specific learning style, including:

When, why, and how to get started

The best ways to develop an effective curriculum, assess your child's progress, and navigate local regulations

Kid-tested and parent-approved learning activities for all age levels

Simple strategies for developing an independent child and strengthening family and social relationships

And much, much more!

"To the thousands of requests we receive for help from families new to homeschooling, we will now recommend this warm and knowledgeable book. It will ensure that "all" families make it to the second year-including yours!" —Elizabeth Kanna, editor in chief, Homeschool.com

"Linda Dobson addresses all the issues facing parents as they consider the task of homeschooling over other educational options. Those who wonder whether they really can or want to do the job will find unique perspectives in this well-researched work."-Beverly K. Eakman, author and cofounder, National Education Consortium

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

About the Author

Linda Dobson, author of Homeschooling: The Early Years, The Homeschooling Book of Answers, and The Art of Education, is the news editor and columnist for Home Education Magazine. She is also a member of the National Home Education Network. The mother of three homeschooled children, she lives in Rainbow Lake, New York.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307556189
Subtitle:
Your Complete Guide to Getting off to the Right Start
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Author:
Dobson, Linda
Subject:
Education : Home Schooling
Subject:
Education : Experimental Methods
Publication Date:
20090204
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
360

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