Homeschooling 101

Author: Erica Arndt

Publisher:

ISBN: 0692212310

Category: Home schooling

Page: 258

View: 505

So you've decided to homeschool but don't know where to start? Don't worry, Homeschooling 101 offers you a step by step practical guide that will help you get started and continue on in your homeschooling journey. Erica will walk you through all of the aspects of getting started, choosing and gathering curriculum, creating effective lesson plans, scheduling your day, organizing your home, staying the course and more! This book is a must read for new homeschoolers who need tangible advice for getting started! It also includes helpful homeschool forms, and a FREE planner! Erica is a Christian, wife, and a homeschooler. She is author of the top homschooling website: www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com
Let's Get Real About Homeschooling

Author: Lakeshia Williams

Publisher: Lakeshia Williams

ISBN: 9781716420986

Category: Education

Page: 33

View: 874

YES, you can homeschool and Lakeshia can show you how step-by-step! Choosing to homeschool is a brave decision. Now allow Homeschool Resource Consultant and Mom of 5, Lakeshia Williams to assist you with the next steps so that you can homeschool with confidence. This is the perfect easy-to-understand book for the mom who is new to this homeschooling journey. In this book, Lakeshia is educating you on the choices you have in how you want to educate your child. Transparently sharing with you the impact homeschooling has on your lifestyle, finances and other areas of your life. Explaining how you can find out the homeschool laws for your specific state. Answering some of your most frequently asked questions that she gets from moms on a daily basis. As well as providing you with over a dozen resources to help you successfully set up your homeschool. As a mom of 5, she understands how busy we can get. Therefore, if you enjoy podcasts or audio books, then this will be a treat for sure! Listen to this eBook while multi-tasking, taking notes or on-the-go. Audio Length: 40 minutes 20 seconds
Homeschooling Essentials

Author: Carlee Westbrook

Publisher: Softpress Publishing, LLC via PublishDrive

ISBN: PKEY:6610000132096

Category: Education

Page: 52

View: 786

How to Explode Homeschooling Success and Achievement! ”This book provides a unique insight into homeschooling, its pros and cons and steps that will help you make an informed decision about whether to homeschool your children.” – Pablo “This is the most complete guide to home schooling that I have come across.” - Rob Are you trying to decide if Homeschooling your child is right for you? Choosing to homeschool your child isn’t a decision you want to take lightly. As parents, teaching your child is second nature. You teach them to talk, walk and educate them about what to eat. It is fairly natural to want to be in charge of their formal education as well. I’ll help you navigate the ins and outs of the process before you’re committed so you know exactly what to expect. Maybe you’re struggling to get organized in your homeschool effort. It is absolutely crucial to your child’s learning success for you to stay organized. Creating a space that encourages learning and differentiating it from the rest of the home is a great first step. I have devoted an entire chapter to helping you get organized. Homeschooling Essentials is your one-stop resource for making your homeschool experience a success. If you are leaning in the direction of homeschooling your child, you will feel confident you have all the facts after reading this book. I have included proven steps and strategies on how to take on the all-important role of your child’s teacher. And I should know, I have homeschooled all 3 of my children with great success! I have packed in numerous resources for finding materials to make sure this is the only tool you need to give your child everything they require to succeed. Record keeping and standardized testing concerns are fully addressed to help you feel comfortable with your decision to teach your child at home. You will learn unique and established techniques for making your homeschool experience a rewarding adventure. Effectively sourcing curriculum is covered in chapter 3 so you will be confident with whatever program you choose. I’ve even included chapters covering teaching your child from preschool through high school so you can make the best decisions possible no matter what age your child is. Here Is A Preview of What’s Inside... * Choosing the Right Curriculum * Getting Organized * Finding Materials * Homeschooling from Preschool to High School * Socialization Concerns * Field Trips: Getting Out of the Classroom * Standardized Testing – What You Should Know And much, much more! Nothing in here is sugar-coated. There are going to be days you struggle a bit, but know you are making the best decision for your child based on your values, opinions, and your research. Overall, this book is intended to help you make an informed decision about homeschooling. One more thing: The “S” Word... How will your child survive without Socialization? Whenever the word homeschool is mentioned in certain circles, there is a noticeable gasp as people express their concerns for the poor child who does not get the chance to socialize, learn from his peers, or experience life like a “normal” kid. All of this is covered. Buy this book now so you can begin making the best decisions regarding homeschooling your child. You’ll be glad you did. FREE GIFT with ebook purchase! [Details inside]
Homeschooling for Success

Author: Rebecca Kochenderfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780446556958

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 485

This practical, hands-on guide from the No. 1 homeschooling Web site gives readers everything they need to create a customized education plan that works with children's unique intelligence and learning style. Veteran homeschoolers and interested newcomers alike can benefit. (July)
The Homeschooling Handbook

Author: Mary Griffith

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780307477699

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 396

Don't Even Think About Teaching Your Child at Home—Until You Read This Book Discover why millions of parents are homeschooling their children. In this revised edition of her groundbreaking book, Mary Griffith tells you everything you need to know about the fastest-growing educational movement in the country, including: ·When, why, and how to homeschool ·Detailed learning ideas for the primary, middle, and teen years ·How to navigate the local regulations ·Strategies to avoid burnout and strengthen family relationships ·Resources in the communitty and the homeschooling network ·And more! Whether you're one of the nearly one million families in the country already homeschooling, planning to take the plunge, or just testing the water, this hands-on book will help! "The Homeschooling Handbook is a valuable resource for anyone intersted in nurturing their child. Whether you homeschool or not, you will find many fresh ideas for working with children in these pages."—Patrick Farenga, publisher, Growing Without Schooling "If you're looking for practical, commonsense advice about homeschooling, if you're looking for answers to the really tough questions from someone with real insights to the movement, if you're looking for sensible commentary backed up by experience and saavy, Mary Griffith's The Homeschooling Handbook is just what you're looking for!"—Helen Hegener, editor, Home Education Magazine
The Everything Guide To Homeschooling

Author: Sherri Linsenbach

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440590702

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 836

An accessible guide for fun and stress-free homeschooling! When you homeschool your children, you can shape their education according to your own standards, values, and ideas. In The Everything Guide to Homeschooling, homeschooler Sherri Linsenbach provides you with all the information, inspiration, and encouragement you need to easily and successfully homeschool your children from grades K–12. This complete guide contains information on: The Common Core standards and how they impact families Creating plans for typical homeschool days, including schedules and activities Utilizing curriculum resources, strategies, and methods Managing specific learning styles and special needs This guide is packed full of ideas to make homeschooling your child easy, affordable, and, most of all, fun. With ideas for tackling social issues and motivating your child, this is the only reference you'll need to keep home education exciting and ensure your child’s success!
Homeschooling and Libraries

Author: Vera Gubnitskaia

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476639239

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 286

View: 401

“With over 3.5 million homeschooled students in the U.S., this book admirably explores the intersection of this growing and important grass roots movement and libraries of all kinds, showing how and why libraries are a vital element in the homeschooling movement.”—Bruce R. Schueneman, Library Director, James C. Jernigan Library, Texas A&M University-Kingsville “A rich and exciting sourcebook for librarians serving those outside of formal schooling.”—Tim Gorichanaz, Drexel University, Philadelphia “This book effectively covers all the bases ensuring positive experiences and outcomes for libraries serving home school families in their service areas.”—Deb Biggs Tenbusch, Librarian and Account Manager, Gale, Cengage Learning, Farmington Hills, Michigan “Whether starting new programs or expanding current ones, these chapters will help you to engage and prepare your resources to help homeschoolers.”—Kathleen Christy, Adult Services Manager, Blount County Public Library, Maryville, Tennessee “21st century homeschoolers are facing new challenges and this book presents fresh solutions and describes opportunities you may not realize existed for your library to serve these important patrons.”—Robert Perret, Contributor, Creativity for Library Career Advancement “I think infinite possibilities best describes this must-read book for public and academic librarians who seek to find ways to engage, support and serve the growing homeschool community.”—Anastasia Varnalis-Weigle, Associate Professor, University of Maine, Augusta “Librarians of all types, as well as library stakeholders, will find Homeschooling and Libraries a great resource to help identify needs and ways to support the growing homeschooling community.”—Michelle McKinney, Reference and Web Services Librarian, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College, Cincinnati, Ohio “An impressively-researched volume that draws on a variety of perspectives, offering insight into the needs of homeschooled populations, including case studies, needs assessment, and future possibilities for programming, continuing education, and outreach.”—Erin Pappas, Research Librarian for the Humanities, University of Virginia Libraries “This practical book will assist libraries as they develop ways to reach out to home educating families.”—Ruth Elder, Cataloging Librarian, Troy University, Troy, Alabama “This book reopened my mind to the wonders that libraries in all of their aspects and attributes have to offer students including the unique and diverse students who are homeschooled.”—Jim Jipson, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida As families are looking for better ways to educate their children, more and more of them are becoming interested and engaged in alternative ways of schooling that are different, separate, or opposite of the traditional classroom. Homeschooling has become ever more creative and varied as families create custom-tailored curricula, assignments, goals, and strategies that are best for each unique child. This presents a multitude of challenges and opportunities for information institutions, including public, academic, school, and special libraries. The need for librarians to help homeschool families become information and media literate is more important than ever. This collection of essays provides a range of approaches and strategies suggested by skilled professionals as well as veteran homeschool parents on how to best serve the diverse needs and learning experiences of homeschooled youth. It includes information on needs assessments for special needs students, gifted students, and African American students; advice on how to provide support for the families of homeschoolers; case studies; and information on new technologies that could benefit libraries and the homeschooler populations that they serve.“With over 3.5 million homeschooled students in the U.S., this book admirably explores the intersection of this growing and important grass roots movement and libraries of all kinds, showing how and why libraries are a vital element in the homeschooling movement.”—Bruce R. Schueneman, Library Director, James C. Jernigan Library, Texas A&M University-Kingsville “A rich and exciting sourcebook for librarians serving those outside of formal schooling.”—Tim Gorichanaz, Drexel University, Philadelphia “This book effectively covers all the bases ensuring positive experiences and outcomes for libraries serving home school families in their service areas.”—Deb Biggs Tenbusch, Librarian and Account Manager, Gale, Cengage Learning, Farmington Hills, Michigan “Whether starting new programs or expanding current ones, these chapters will help you to engage and prepare your resources to help homeschoolers.”—Kathleen Christy, Adult Services Manager, Blount County Public Library, Maryville, Tennessee “21st century homeschoolers are facing new challenges and this book presents fresh solutions and describes opportunities you may not realize existed for your library to serve these important patrons.”—Robert Perret, Contributor, Creativity for Library Career Advancement “I think infinite possibilities best describes this must-read book for public and academic librarians who seek to find ways to engage, support and serve the growing homeschool community.”—Anastasia Varnalis-Weigle, Associate Professor, University of Maine, Augusta “Librarians of all types, as well as library stakeholders, will find Homeschooling and Libraries a great resource to help identify needs and ways to support the growing homeschooling community.”—Michelle McKinney, Reference and Web Services Librarian, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College, Cincinnati, Ohio “An impressively-researched volume that draws on a variety of perspectives, offering insight into the needs of homeschooled populations, including case studies, needs assessment, and future possibilities for programming, continuing education, and outreach.”—Erin Pappas, Research Librarian for the Humanities, University of Virginia Libraries “This practical book will assist libraries as they develop ways to reach out to home educating families.”—Ruth Elder, Cataloging Librarian, Troy University, Troy, Alabama “This book reopened my mind to the wonders that libraries in all of their aspects and attributes have to offer students including the unique and diverse students who are homeschooled.”—Jim Jipson, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida As families are looking for better ways to educate their children, more and more of them are becoming interested and engaged in alternative ways of schooling that are different, separate, or opposite of the traditional classroom. Homeschooling has become ever more creative and varied as families create custom-tailored curricula, assignments, goals, and strategies that are best for each unique child. This presents a multitude of challenges and opportunities for information institutions, including public, academic, school, and special libraries. The need for librarians to help homeschool families become information and media literate is more important than ever. This collection of essays provides a range of approaches and strategies suggested by skilled professionals as well as veteran homeschool parents on how to best serve the diverse needs and learning experiences of homeschooled youth. It includes information on needs assessments for special needs students, gifted students, and African American students; advice on how to provide support for the families of homeschoolers; case studies; and information on new technologies that could benefit libraries and the homeschooler populations that they serve.
Creative Homeschooling

Author: Lisa Rivero

Publisher: SCB Distributors

ISBN: 9781935067320

Category: Education

Page:

View: 628

For a comprehensive guide to home-based education, that does not promote any particular curriculum or religious view, this is one book parents should buy! Parents will appreciate practical advice on getting started, adjusting to new roles, designing curriculum that is both child-centered and fun, and planning for social and emotional growth. Parents will turn to their favorite chapters again and again. Features interviews and tips from many homeschool parents as well as long lists of resources. -Reasons to home-school -How gifted children learn -Positive changes for the family -"Big Ideas" thematic approach -Traditional and classical approaches -Curriculum resources -Record keeping -College planning -How to get started -Interviews with parents
Serving Homeschooled Teens and Their Parents

Author: Maureen T. Lerch

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 0313320527

Category: Education

Page: 270

View: 904

Today more than a million students are being educated at home. Because of this growing trend, public librarians are increasingly being called upon to serve the needs of homeschooled students. This book provides guidance in this area, first reviewing the developmental and social needs of teens, then demonstrating how those can be met in the public library setting. It includes a wealth of ideas for adapting every facet of your library service to meet the needs of this growing population, from developing a homeschool collection and expanding services and special programs to promoting these offerings. Extensive resource lists conclude the volume.
Homeschooling in America

Author: Joseph Murphy

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452283920

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 589

A surprising portrait of homeschooling today Today, two million U.S. children are homeschooled, and their numbers have grown meteorically. Preeminent educational scholar Joseph Murphy draws on research spanning four decades to offer a revealing and balanced look at the growth of the homeschooling movement. Readers will find: A complete history of the homeschooling movement Demographic insights on today’s homeschooling families Discussion of motivations for homeschooling, and how those vary among different groups Comprehensive information on how homeschooled students fare academically, socially, and professionally An illuminating perspective on how the homeschooling movement is influencing public education and society overall
Everything You Need to Know about Homeschooling

Author: Lea Ann Garfias

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781496439062

Category: Education

Page: 592

View: 975

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, more families than ever before are considering or reevaluating homeschooling. Lea Ann Garfias, homeschooling mom of six and herself a homeschool graduate, has all the information you need to succeed. She guides you through your toughest questions, including: Should I homeschool my kids? How do I get started? What books should I buy? What do I do in the first day? The first year? How do I know if my child is on track? If homeschooling is successful? What do I teach in each subject at every age? What is my own best way of teaching, and how can my child learn his own way? What if my child has a learning disability? What are the dangers of homeschooling, and how do I avoid them? Will homeschooling help my family draw closer to God and to each other? This complete reference guide will provide you with everything you need to successfully tackle homeschooling in your own style, filling your experience with confidence, grace, and the joy of learning.
Homeschooling More Than One Child

Author: Carren W. Joye

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595342594

Category: Education

Page: 149

View: 502

Here's a book that addresses the special challenges of homeschooling two or more children for parents just starting to homeschool and veterans desiring fresh ideas. From extensive research and personal experience, author Carren W. Joye provides a comprehensive collection of quick tips and long-term solutions to make homeschooling more than one child a successful and rewarding experience. This sensible guide offers practical ideas on balancing the needs of different ages and abilities, juggling multiple commitments, choosing or designing a curriculum to fit each child, finding socialization opportunities that appeal to all ages, and more! Whether you plan a traditional, eclectic or unschooling approach, you can use this book to: Get started and meet state regulations Organize multiple schedules, materials and records Motivate your children and avoid burnout Tackle housework while homeschooling Use the Internet and free software to make homeschooling easy and affordable even for a large family Regardless of the number of children in your family, Homeschooling More Than One Child: A Practical Guide for Families is a reference you can turn to throughout your homeschooling endeavor!