Homeschooling For Dummies (eBook)

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If you believe that a good education is the greatest gift you cangive your child, you’re probably pretty unhappy withwhat’s being taught in most classrooms these days. If youthink that education should do more than just train kids to takestandardized tests, that it should build their critical thinkingskills, enable them to weigh ethical considerations, instill apassion for learning, and reflect your core values and beliefs,then you’re probably fed up with the current state of ourschools. If, like many parents, you’re wondering whetherhomeschooling can be the solution you’re looking for, thenyou’ll be happy to know that the answer is yes–andHome Schooling For Dummies shows you how.

This friendly, well-informed guide is a valuable resource forparents considering homeschooling, as well as veteran homeschoolerinterested in fresh homeschooling ideas. It gets you on track withwhat you need to know to confidently:

  • De termine whether homeschooling is right for you and yourfamily
  • 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 JenniferKaufeld, covers all the bases. She anticipates most of yourquestions about homeschooling and answers them with clear,easy-to-follow answers enlivened by real-life accounts by parentsaround 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 toit
  • Teaching special needs children
  • Developing a curriculum that’s right for yourchildren
  • Finding social outlets for you homeschoolers
  • Complying with state and federal regulations
  • Teaching at the primary, middle school and high schoollevels
  • Preparing for the SATs, ACT and other key standardizedtests
  • Networking with other homeschoolers

You shouldn’t have to compromise on your children’seducation. Get Homeschooling For Dummies and find out how toturn your home into a school and raise smart, well-adjustedkids.

If you believe that a good education is the greatest gift you cangive your child, you’re probably pretty unhappy withwhat’s being taught in most classrooms these days. If youthink that education should do more than just train kids to takestandardized tests, that it should build their critical thinkingskills, enable them to weigh ethical considerations, instill apassion for learning, and reflect your core values and beliefs,then you’re probably fed up with the current state of ourschools. If, like many parents, you’re wondering whetherhomeschooling can be the solution you’re looking for, thenyou’ll be happy to know that the answer is yes–andHome Schooling For Dummies shows you how.

This friendly, well-informed guide is a valuable resource forparents considering homeschooling, as well as veteran homeschoolerinterested in fresh homeschooling ideas. It gets you on track withwhat you need to know to confidently:

  • De termine whether homeschooling is right for you and yourfamily
  • 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 JenniferKaufeld, covers all the bases. She anticipates most of yourquestions about homeschooling and answers them with clear,easy-to-follow answers enlivened by real-life accounts by parentsaround 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 toit
  • Teaching special needs children
  • Developing a curriculum that’s right for yourchildren
  • Finding social outlets for you homeschoolers
  • Complying with state and federal regulations
  • Teaching at the primary, middle school and high schoollevels
  • Preparing for the SATs, ACT and other key standardizedtests
  • Networking with other homeschoolers

You shouldn’t have to compromise on your children’seducation. Get Homeschooling For Dummies and find out how toturn your home into a school and raise smart, well-adjustedkids.


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