Synopses & Reviews
This is the perfect handbook to help parents take control of their child's education, providing clear instructions on where to begin. Written by the founder of HomeschoolFun.com, this thorough book addresses important issues such as socialization and child development--both major concerns for homeschooling parents.
Table of Contents
Homeschool orientation -- Learning and teaching styles -- Getting started -- Types of homeschooling -- Understanding unschooling and unit studies -- Answering the socialization question -- Choosing a curriculum -- Homeschooling schedules -- Homeschooling one or several -- Typical homeschool days -- Record keeping -- Organizing your homeschool -- Homeschooling and the single parent -- Homeschooling and the two-career family -- Homeschooling in the early years --Homeschooling in the elementary years -- Homeschooling in the middle years -- Homeschooling in the teen years -- Homeschooling special-needs children -- Veteran homeschoolers and burnout -- College and beyond -- Adult homeschoolers.