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Title Homeschooling for dummies / by Jennifer Kaufeld.
Author Kaufeld, Jenny, author.
Imprint Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2020.
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (435 p).
Call # eBOOK
Series --For dummies
--For dummies.
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Includes index.
Contents Foolish Assumptions -- Icons Used in This Book -- Beyond the Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part 1 Heading to Homeschooling -- Chapter 1 Answering the Big Questions -- Getting to This Point -- Knowing Not to Know It All -- Affording It -- Hanging in There -- Signing up for the long haul -- Staying at home forever -- Breaking the News to Mom -- Addressing Socialization, the Hot Homeschooling Buzzword -- Social outlets -- Socialization -- Presenting the Issue of the Year
Chapter 2 Taking the Leap -- Realizing That Anger Is Not Enough -- Ensuring educational excellence -- Meeting your child's special needs -- Retaining religious convictions -- Accommodating family lifestyle -- Determining What's Best for Your Family -- Creating Solutions for Special Situations -- Working around your job -- Dealing with special learners -- Beginning the Journey -- Choosing the perfect time of year -- Deciding at what age to begin -- Assigning homework -- Making homeschooling more than school at home -- Using the extra time -- Chapter 3 Complying with Uncle Sam
Conducting Yourself (Yes, Ma'am) in Accordance with State Law -- Locating Your State's Law -- Counting Out the School Days -- Calling a Truce: Interacting with Your Local School -- First: Know your law -- Second: Make sure your ducks are in a row -- Third: Know your law -- Chapter 4 Pulling Them Out and Starting from Scratch -- Making Those First Days Count -- De-stressing the children -- Easing into coursework -- Rebuilding Your Family Unit -- Setting your schedule -- Working together -- Dad's or Mom's role in your homeschool -- Starting from the Very Beginning -- Teaching in small blocks
Using the objects you own -- Drawing on Your Strengths and Filling in the Gaps -- Speaking to your strengths -- Teaching them what you don't know -- Part 2 Tackling Kids of Any Age -- Chapter 5 Teaching Your Toddler While You Change Your Baby -- Juggling Primers, Preschoolers, and Diapers -- Surviving Life with a Toddler -- Teaching with a toddler -- Teaching your toddler -- Covering the Preschool Basics -- Teaching with a preschooler -- Teaching your preschooler -- Chapter 6 Covering the Elementary Years -- Setting Out with Elementary Students
Learning through Language Arts: Reading and Grammar -- It's as easy as A, B, C -- Beyond the basics -- Going on to the heavy hitters -- Eating Your Way through Math -- Going beyond "Our Community Helpers" -- Firing Up the Bunson Burner -- Timing Is Everything -- When timing is off -- While you wait -- Chapter 7 Handling Junior High -- Beginning in the Middle -- Keeping Track of It All -- Putting Grades to the Test -- Chapter 8 Help! I Have a High Schooler -- Starting at the Eleventh Hour (or Eleventh Grade) -- Switching before the Last Bell -- Deciding your academic approach
Note Changing courses midstream (or at winter break)
Summary Select the right curriculum Create the perfect homeschooling space Design a schedule that works for you What you should know to become a homeschooling pro! Interest in homeschooling was booming even before the coronavirus pandemic inspired many parents to consider the homeschooling choice as an alternative to in-person classroom learning. Fully updated with new resources and technologies, this guide is just what you need to help you decide whether homeschooling is right for your family. Learn about the rewards and challenges presented by homeschooling, how to ensure that your children receive a well-rounded education, where to find tools that help you develop appropriate curricula, and how to connect with the homeschooling community. Inside... Creating a curriculum Meeting state and federal guidelines How to encourage socialization Using online courses Tips for keeping life in balance Creating or joining a homeschooling community Caring for special needs
Subject Home schooling -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Home schooling -- Curricula -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Kaufeld, Jennifer Homeschooling for Dummies Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2020 9781119740827
ISBN 9781119740834 (electronic bk.)
1119740835 (electronic bk.)

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