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Title Homeschooling / by Jennifer Kaufeld.
Author Kaufeld, Jenny, author.
Publication Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2020]
Copyright date ©2020
Edition 2nd edition.
Description xv, 412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Call # 371.042 K
Series --For dummies
--For dummies.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Part 1: Heading to homeschooling. Answering the big questions ; Taking the leap ; Complying with Uncle Sam ; Pulling them out and starting from scratch -- Part 2: Tackling kids of any age. Teaching your toddler while you change your baby ; Covering the elementary years ; Handling junior high ; Help! I have a high schooler ; Completing twelfth grade doesn't mean it's over -- Part 3: Choosing your cornerstone: basic curriculum options. Orbiting as a satellite school under the umbrella ; Does classical education mean teaching Vivaldi? ; Reading real living books with Charlotte ; Mining the Montessori method ; Wandering through nature with Waldorf ; Teaching them what they want to learn ; Unschooling: a walk on the relaxed side ; Hitting the road with worldschooling ; Charting your own academic course eclectically ; Special concerns for special students -- Part 4: Nailing down the details. Defining your school space ; Cutting the costs and searching for stuff ; Teaching your traditions ; Turning chaos into organization ; Making the grade ; Plugging in your schoolroom ; Connecting with like-minded souls -- Part 5: Making your year sing with extras. Adding spice with special classes ; Making it adventurous with activities and groups -- Part 6: The part of tens. Ten educational games that enhance your school day ; Ten common homeschool fears -- Part 7: Appendixes. Homeschooling curriculum and resources ; State-by-state homeschool associations ; Speaking the language: educational and homeschooling terms.
Summary "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"--Back cover.
Subject Home schooling -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Home schooling -- Curricula -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Home schooling. (OCoLC)fst00959374
Home schooling -- Curricula. (OCoLC)fst00959376
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Handbooks and manuals.
Alt Title Homeschooling for dummies
ISBN 9781119740827 (pbk)
1119740827 (pbk)

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