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The homeschooling option : how to decide when it's right for your family

Author: Lisa Rivero
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Assists parents in determining when or if homeschooling should be an alternative to public schools, examining the ways in which it can help youngsters with special learning needs and addressing important questions about curriculum, socialization, and resources.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Rivero
ISBN: 9780230600706 0230600700 9780230600683 0230600689
OCLC Number: 145431749
Description: 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Home, school, and education --
2. Homeschooling past and present --
3. Hidden truths of homeschooling --
4. Homeschool days : what does learning at home look like? --
5. Homeschooling for special needs --
6. Teens at home : homeschooling for high school --
7. Parent coffee break : frequently asked questions --
8. The homeschooling option : making the decision and getting started --
9. Home education laws --
Epilogue. Homeschooling for the twenty-first century --
Appendix. Contact information for state laws and support groups.
Responsibility: Lisa Rivero.
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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  Read more...

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Praise for Creative Home Schooling:"This book will at once reassure parents that they are not alone in this voyage." - David Albert, columnist, Home Education Magazine"A solid, accessible, 'user Read more...

 
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