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The McGraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion

The McGraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion

After The Beginning – Homeschooling Day-to-Day Chapter 7 of  The McGraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion by Julie Gattis and Laura Saba Congratulations! You’ve moved past all the necessary legal, organizational, and methodological issues and are ready to begin homeschooling. Now you can look at what your days will be like. Homeschooling can be much more than...
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Deschooling Gently, by Tammy Takahashi

Deschooling Gently, by Tammy Takahashi

Deschooling Gently will help you whether you are new to homeschooling, or if you are experienced, but are in need of new approaches. Discover the best way to educate your children at home, not through rote process, but by learning how to find the answer within yourself. This plan will provide confidence to trust...
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The Adventures of Charlie – Book Review

The Adventures of Charlie – Book Review

Book Review’s – “The Adventures of Charlie” by Ann Zeise & Friends Here are some book review’s of a book series called The Adventures of Charlie that a bunch of cousins and their mothers want to recommend to you. First one of the moms wrote to me: My sister homeschools her 6 children and...
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The Muslim Family Guide to Successful Homeschooling, by Jamila Alqarnain

The Muslim Family Guide to Successful Homeschooling, by Jamila Alqarnain

This handbook is a valuable tool full of advice from Muslim families who successfully homeschool their children.
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How To Homeschool, by Sarah Janisse Brown

How To Homeschool, by Sarah Janisse Brown

Every family is different. There is no "right" way to homeschool. This little book is designed to help you find your own way, to help you understand the needs of your family, to inspire you to get to know your children better, and to learn how to be a good teacher-mom.
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Living Joyfully with Unschooling Box Set

Living Joyfully with Unschooling Box Set

Curious about unschooling? Wonder what day-to-day life looks like for an unschooling family? Come dive deep into the world of unschooling and explore real learning, the importance of curiosity and patience, and ways to build strong and connected relationships with your children that last a lifetime. Discover whether this unconventional lifestyle just might be for...
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College-Prep Homeschooling, by David and Chandra Byers

College-Prep Homeschooling, by David and Chandra Byers

David and Chandra Byers show parents how to successfully homeschool their children through high school-even in subjects where they have no expertise. The authors demonstrate how these home-taught children are fully prepared for college and are often superior performers.
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Writing Your Own Script, by Corin Goodwin

Writing Your Own Script, by Corin Goodwin

Does your gifted or 2e child have enough friends? What qualifies as “enough”? Whom should they be friends with and how can they keep those friends? Parents of gifted and 2e kids are often faced with these concerns. We want our children to have fulfilling social lives, as well as intellectual ones, but when...
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The Complete Homeschool Planner and Journal, by Larry Zafran

The Complete Homeschool Planner and Journal, by Larry Zafran

A planner and journal for homeschoolers and involved parents. Includes an attendance calendar, forms to document the syllabus, textbooks, and materials.
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The Year of Learning Dangerously

The Year of Learning Dangerously

In The Year of Learning Dangerously, popular blogger, author, and former child actor Quinn Cummings recounts her family’s decision to wade into the unfamiliar waters of homeschooling—despite a chronic lack of discipline, some major gaps in academic knowledge, and a serious case of math aversion. (That description refers to Quinn.)
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For Our Families, Homeschooling Is the Best! by Lyndsay Morton

For Our Families, Homeschooling Is the Best! by Lyndsay Morton

The children in the story discuss the numerous benefits of homeschooling in a fun, child friendly dialogue. For families adjusting to homeschooling.
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Minds More Awake: The Vision of Charlotte Mason, by Anne E. White

Minds More Awake: The Vision of Charlotte Mason, by Anne E. White

Anne White's exploration of Charlotte Mason's educational philosophy focuses on two "power tools," the Way of the Will and the Way of the Reason.
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Christopher Paolini and Eragon: A Homeschool Success Story

Christopher Paolini and Eragon: A Homeschool Success Story

A Story Of Homeschool Success: Christopher Paolini and Eragon. by Barbara Frank Reprinted with permission from Barbara Frank Now that the first generation of homeschoolers is well-established in society, we’re hearing a lot about how well these young people are doing. They are running businesses, excelling in college and homeschooling their own children. One has...
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Radical Unschooling, by Dayna Martin

Radical Unschooling, by Dayna Martin

Radical Unschooling – A Revolution Has Begun-Revised Edition by Dayna Martin Full of brilliant common sense! Mrs. Martin takes us behind the curtain to see in rich detail what alternative education really looks like when it bestows upon its subjects the freedom to choose. Every parent who feels compelled to give their kids into...
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The Unschooling Handbook, by Mary Griffith

The Unschooling Handbook, by Mary Griffith

Unschooling, a homeschooling method based on the belief that kids learn best when allowed to pursue their natural curiosities and interests, is practiced by 10 to 15 percent of the estimated 1.5 million homeschoolers in the United States.
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Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, by Kathy Kuhl

Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, by Kathy Kuhl

How does a parent change from "Not me! I wouldn't have the patience," into a parent willing to take the plunge into homeschooling?
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The IRS and Your Homeschool Organization, by Carol Topp

The IRS and Your Homeschool Organization, by Carol Topp

Does your homeschool group need to pay taxes? Could they avoid paying taxes to the IRS by being a 501c3 tax exempt organization?
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Think Outside the Classroom by Kelly Crawford

Think Outside the Classroom by Kelly Crawford

Think Outside the Classroom offers a refreshing look at what a "real education" is, and practical strategies for implementing a relaxed approach to education in your family.
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Teaching and Relating to Your Child’s Learning Style

Teaching and Relating to Your Child’s Learning Style

How to figure out and work with various learning styles By Lorraine Peoples Once you have identified how your student learns — by seeing (Visual), hearing (Auditory) or by doing (Kinesthetic), discuss what you learned with your child. If you need some checklists consult the book, You Can Teach Someone to Read. Throughout this article, I will...
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Best Books For Kids Who (Think They) Hate To Read

Best Books For Kids Who (Think They) Hate To Read

Getting a reluctant reader to pick up a book is much harder than simply turning off the television and demanding they read.
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