How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307565807

Category: Education

Page: 432

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Finally, homeschoolers have a comprehensive guide to designing a homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts. , Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school. Based on the traditional pre-K through 12th-grade structure, Home Learning Year by Year features: The integral subjects to be covered within each grade Standards for knowledge that should be acquired by your child at each level Recommended books to use as texts for every subject Guidelines for the importance of each topic: which knowledge is essential and which is best for more expansive study based on your child's personal interests Suggestions for how to sensitively approach less academic subjects, such as sex education and physical fitness From the Trade Paperback edition.
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How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 0609805851

Category: Education

Page: 415

View: 9688

Provides parents with subject-by-subject guidelines that outline the major concepts and topics that should be covered each year to meet accepted national educational standards and offers advice on learning goals, content, and teaching materials.
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The Essential Resource Guide for Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators Covering Every Subject from Arithmetic to Zoology

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 0609801090

Category: Education

Page: 865

View: 5171

Lists all the resources needed to create a balanced curriculum for homeschooling--from preschool to high school level
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Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to the Right Start

Author: Linda Dobson

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307556182

Category: Education

Page: 360

View: 6554

Homeschool the right way from day one. Are you considering homeschooling for your family? Today, many parents recognize that their child's school options are limited, inadequate, or even dangerous, and an increasing number are turning to homeschooling. But where do you start and how do you ensure the highest-quality educational experience, especially in that pivotal first year? This comprehensive guide will help you determine the appropriate first steps, build your own educational philosophy, and discover the best ways to cater to your child's specific learning style, including: ·When, why, and how to get started ·The best ways to develop an effective curriculum, assess your child's progress, and navigate local regulations ·Kid-tested and parent-approved learning activities for all age levels ·Simple strategies for developing an independent child and strengthening family and social relationships ·And much, much more! "To the thousands of requests we receive for help from families new to homeschooling, we will now recommend this warm and knowledgeable book. It will ensure that all families make it to the second year—including yours!" —Elizabeth Kanna, editor in chief, Homeschool.com "Linda Dobson addresses all the issues facing parents as they consider the task of homeschooling over other educational options. Those who wonder whether they really can or want to do the job will find unique perspectives in this well-researched work."—Beverly K. Eakman, author and cofounder, National Education Consortium From the Trade Paperback edition.
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How to Plan a Year of Home Education That Fits the Reality of Your Life

Author: Amy Knepper

Publisher: Park Day Publishing

ISBN: 098622491X

Category: Education

Page: 200

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Before you build a house, you need plans. You need a BLUEPRINT. Blueprint Homeschooling is for home educating parents of all philosophies and styles who are looking for a better way to manage their time, energy, and sanity throughout the school year. Do you spend your school days searching for missing ingredients to science experiments? Do you feel like you are constantly behind or like you are not doing enough compared to other people you know? It doesn’t have to be this way. Blueprint Homeschooling is a friendly, humorous guide to planning your school year. Before you even take a glance at a calendar, you’ll discover why you homeschool, explore some of the educational philosophies and teaching methods available, and set goals that take into account the reality of your life. By the time you’re done, you’ll have all the tools and supplies to make it through an entire year of home education, fine-tuned to the real world you live in. Filled with practical advice and stories of those in the homeschool trenches, Blueprint Homeschooling has something for beginners and seasoned homeschool veterans alike.
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Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child

Author: Linda Dobson

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307809129

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 8691

Discover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Young Child Young children are full of curiosity, imagination, and a sense of wonder. They're willing to try new things and possess a natural joy of discovery. Yet in a traditional school, these natural behavior traits are too often squelched. That's why more and more parents just like you are choosing to teach their children at home during these critical years—the years that lay the foundation for developing learning skills that last a lifetime. Inside, respected homeschooling author Linda Dobson shows you how homeschooling can work for you and your young child. You'll discover how to: ·Tailor homeschooling to fit your family's unique needs ·Know when your child is ready to learn to read ·Teach your child arithmetic without fear—even if you're math-challenged ·Give your child unlimited learning on a limited budget ·And much more! "Brings dazzling clarity to the otherwise nerve-wracking confusion of early learning—and the adventure of becoming fully human. Highly recommended."—John Taylor Gatto,former New York State Teacher of the Year and author of Dumbing Us Down "Provides a much-needed introduction to living and learning with young children. Open the book to any page and you'll find inspiring anecdotes and approaches to learning that leave the reader thinking, 'That just makes so much sense!' Highly recommended for anyone who lives, works, or plays with young children."—Helen Hegener, managing editor of Home Education Magazine "An information-packed delight; I only wish it had been around when our three boys were three to eight years old."—Rebecca Rupp, author of The Complete Home Learning Sourcebook "This book brings together the experience and wisdom of a great variety of homeschooling families—tied together with warm encouragement and wonderful simplification of processes that can seem so mysterious and daunting to the beginner. A very solid resource!"—Lillian Jones, homeschooling activist, writer, and reviewer From the Trade Paperback edition.
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More Than 1,400 Smart, Effective, and Practical Resources for Educating Your Family at Home

Author: LauraMaery Gold,Joan M. Zielinski

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 0307451631

Category: Education

Page: 463

View: 1840

Collects curriculum plans, legal guidelines, online resources, teaching tips, and lesson plans for teaching art, music, language, mathematics, history, social studies, and science to homeschooled students.
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How Parents Can Create a Superior Education for Their Child

Author: Rebecca Kochenderfer,Elizabeth Kanna, Founders Homeschool.com,Robert T. Kiyosaki

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 9780446556958

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 8220

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)
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All you need to create the best curriculum and learning environment for your child

Author: Sherri Linsenbach

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1605506842

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 2567

Homeschooling isn't about teaching--it's about learning together with your child. In this indispensable guide, author and homeschooler Sherri Linsenbach provides you with the encouragement, inspiration, and ideas you need to explore this option for your family. It's packed full of ideas to make the experience easy, affordable, and, most of all, fun. Even veteran homeschoolers will find new ideas and techniques that help keep home education interesting and exciting. This edition includes completely new material on: Updated curriculum resources, strategies, and methods. Fresh educational activities for grades K-12. Information on specific learning styles and special needs. Ideas for tackling social issues and social skills in today's world. Typical homeschool days, schedules, and activities. The author, a homeschool veteran of more than eighteen years, presents real-life examples and inspiring success stories from families across the country. This all-new edition of an Everything bestseller is the only reference you'll need to ensure your children's success--at any age!
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According to the Bible/According to the State

Author: Robin Sampson

Publisher: Heart of Wisdom Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9780970181619

Category: Education

Page: 309

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Includes a summary of objectives and a scope and sequence for the five most commonly used national achievement tests to help home schoolers prepare their children.
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The Harding Family's Method to College Ready by Age Twelve

Author: Kip Harding,Mona Lisa Harding

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476759340

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 6670

"Two parents share the extraordinary and inspirational story of how they sent six of their ten children to college by the age of twelve--and how any parent can achieve the same amazing success"--
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A Guide to Getting Started.

Author: Erica Arndt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692212318

Category: Home schooling

Page: 258

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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
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Choosing the Right Curriculum and Approach for Your Child's Learning Style

Author: Cathy Duffy

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780805431384

Category: Education

Page: 314

View: 444

A critical volume for the homeschooling community that helps parents make informed choices regarding learning styles and curriculum
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Author: Jennifer Kaufeld

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118068661

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 2467

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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Your Complete Guide to Homeschooling Through High School

Author: David P. Byers,Chandra Byers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781600650130

Category: Education

Page: 388

View: 8456

Provides information on successful homeschooling techniques of high school-aged children, describing how homeschooling parents can not only be successful at homeschooling but also prepare children for a college education.
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A Parent's Guide to Surviving the Turbulent Pre-Teen Years

Author: Linda Sonna

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440522537

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 5628

Has your daughter started wearing makeup and thinking about boys - years before you dreamed it could happen? Are you concerned that your son has been acting up and talking back - while you’re sure you should still be his hero? As you know, the ''tween'' years, which fall between the ages of eight and twelve, can often be a challenging time for both you and your child. The Everything Tween Book, written by child psychologist Dr. Linda Sonna, helps you navigate the trying years between childhood and adolescence. From addressing such serious issues as eating disorders and school violence to learning tolerance for pink and blue hair, The Everything Tween Book helps you understand and cope with your child’s psychological, social, and emotional needs. The Everything Tween Book provides sound, professional advice on: Understanding - and dealing with - rebellion Improving communication Disciplining Managing sibling spats Helping your tween face peer pressure Ensuring good health Teaching sex education Packed with practical advice and reliable tips to help you get through the worst conflicts, The Everything Tween Book ensures that you stay sane while your tween blossoms into a healthy, happy, and mature young adult.
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How to Decide When It’s Right for Your Family

Author: L. Rivero

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230610897

Category: Education

Page: 225

View: 2053

Correcting misconceptions through profiles of diverse families, Rivero uncovers the changing and complex needs of children today. This book addresses the major questions parents are bound to have as they consider the homeschooling option: socialization, curriculum, special needs arrangements, resources, and more.
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Author: Siegfried Engelmann,Phyllis Haddox,Elaine Bruner

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671631985

Category: Education

Page: 395

View: 662

With more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It’s a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here—no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions—just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.
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