Homeschooling For Dummies

Or find social outlets so your kids can make friends? Covering everything from curriculum and legal compliance to cooperatives and computers, this friendly guide leads you step by step to homeschooling success.

Homeschooling For Dummies

Homeschooling For Dummies

If you believe that a good education is the greatest gift you can give your child, you’re probably pretty unhappy with what’s being taught in most classrooms these days. If you think that education should do more than just train kids to take standardized tests, that it should build their critical thinking skills, enable them to weigh ethical considerations, instill a passion for learning, and reflect your core values and beliefs, then you’re probably fed up with the current state of our schools. If, like many parents, you’re wondering whether homeschooling can be the solution you’re looking for, then you’ll be happy to know that the answer is yes–and Home Schooling For Dummies shows you how. This friendly, well-informed guide is a valuable resource for parents considering homeschooling, as well as veteran homeschooler interested in fresh homeschooling ideas. It gets you on track with what you need to know to confidently: De termine whether homeschooling is right for you and your family Get started in homeschooling Obtain teaching materials Develop a curriculum that reflects your values and beliefs Comply with all legal requirements Find healthy social outlets for your kids Join a homeschooling cooperative From textbooks to computers to state compliance, expert Jennifer Kaufeld, covers all the bases. She anticipates most of your questions about homeschooling and answers them with clear, easy-to-follow answers enlivened by real-life accounts by parents around the nation who have opted to homeschool their children. Topics covered include: Deciding at what age to begin Determining your kid’s learning style and teaching to it Teaching special needs children Developing a curriculum that’s right for your children Finding social outlets for you homeschoolers Complying with state and federal regulations Teaching at the primary, middle school and high school levels Preparing for the SATs, ACT and other key standardized tests Networking with other homeschoolers You shouldn’t have to compromise on your children’s education. Get Homeschooling For Dummies and find out how to turn your home into a school and raise smart, well-adjusted kids.

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Homeschooling For Dummies
Language: un
Pages: 384
Authors: Jennifer Kaufeld
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-20 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

If you believe that a good education is the greatest gift you can give your child, you’re probably pretty unhappy with what’s being taught in most classrooms these days. If you think that education should do more than just train kids to take standardized tests, that it should build their
Homeschooling for Dummies
Language: un
Pages: 359
Authors: Jenny Kaufeld
Categories: Home schooling
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

Approximately 1.5 million American students are currently taught at home. This essential guide offers both new and experienced homeschoolers useful information and insight about the basics of day-to-day homeschooling life and explains the hows and whys of this new alternative to traditional classroom schooling. The book Helps select appropriate curriculum
A Parent's Guide to Home Schooling
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Tamra Orr
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Mars Pub Incorporated

Provides answers and resources for questions about topics including legal requirements, use of public school facilities, and providing both a social and academic education while home schooling.
America Online for Dummies
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: John Kaufeld
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: For Dummies

Explains how to use the online service's software to customize member profiles and toolbars, collect free software, search the Web, and take advantage of AOL's online hobby, professional, and interest groups
Education Law
Language: en
Pages: 515
Authors: Ralph M. Gerstein, Lois Gerstein
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company

The legal relationship between student and school is a fragile one. Almost every area of law affects education institutions in some manner. The rights of students, parents, and school employees are governed by constitutional provisions and by federal, state and local statutes. Contract law, tort law, constitutional law, civil rights

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