skip to content
Family matters : why homeschooling makes sense Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Family matters : why homeschooling makes sense

Author: David Guterson
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Education begins in the home"--How many times have we heard that well-worn adage from teachers, parents, social workers, politicians? Yet how many have taken it seriously? While David Guterson teaches his neighbors' kids in his high school classroom, he teaches his own at home. With one foot in each world, he examines life at school and the inexhaustible, inspiring opportunities offered by learning outside it. The
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guterson, David.
Family matters.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1992
(OCoLC)645922848
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Guterson
ISBN: 015193097X 9780151930975
OCLC Number: 25412141
Description: vi, 245 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: David Guterson.

Abstract:

"Education begins in the home"--How many times have we heard that well-worn adage from teachers, parents, social workers, politicians? Yet how many have taken it seriously? While David Guterson teaches his neighbors' kids in his high school classroom, he teaches his own at home. With one foot in each world, he examines life at school and the inexhaustible, inspiring opportunities offered by learning outside it. The most important lesson he has to teach is that no matter.

Where education takes place, family matters; homeschooling is just one way of embodying that neglected truth and reaffirming the bond between parents and their child. Addressing the questions that any parent would ask - "What about your sons' socialization?" "Aren't you abandoning the schools?" "Is it legal?" "How can you afford it?"--Guterson also provides a broader context: the astonishing academic success of homeschooled children (regardless of their parents' own.

Educational background), the history of public schools, philosophies of education, what psychological research tells us about learning, and how other societies have handled the teaching of children. He makes concrete proposals for cooperation between families and schools, giving examples of successful programs already begun. Throughout, he evokes the priorities and values that should be at the heart of any discussion of education: family life, individual fulfillment.

Democracy, community.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(7)

User lists with this item (7)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/25412141>
library:oclcnum"25412141"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/25412141>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"1992"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1992"
schema:description"Educational background), the history of public schools, philosophies of education, what psychological research tells us about learning, and how other societies have handled the teaching of children. He makes concrete proposals for cooperation between families and schools, giving examples of successful programs already begun. Throughout, he evokes the priorities and values that should be at the heart of any discussion of education: family life, individual fulfillment."@en
schema:description"Where education takes place, family matters; homeschooling is just one way of embodying that neglected truth and reaffirming the bond between parents and their child. Addressing the questions that any parent would ask - "What about your sons' socialization?" "Aren't you abandoning the schools?" "Is it legal?" "How can you afford it?"--Guterson also provides a broader context: the astonishing academic success of homeschooled children (regardless of their parents' own."@en
schema:description"Democracy, community."@en
schema:description""Education begins in the home"--How many times have we heard that well-worn adage from teachers, parents, social workers, politicians? Yet how many have taken it seriously? While David Guterson teaches his neighbors' kids in his high school classroom, he teaches his own at home. With one foot in each world, he examines life at school and the inexhaustible, inspiring opportunities offered by learning outside it. The most important lesson he has to teach is that no matter."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796363373>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Family matters : why homeschooling makes sense"@en
schema:numberOfPages"245"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.