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Posts Tagged ‘ book reviews ’

Organizing Field Trips

Ideas for Homeschool Families and Support Groups Creative ideas for a fresh take on family day trips. Amazon Kindle books to help families and those organizing group field trips for educational purposes have a better time, and avoid the pitfalls. Let’s Go!: Field Trips for Teachers, Homeschoolers and Active Families  by Traci Matt If...
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Homeschooling in Pennsylvania

Homeschooling in Pennsylvania

A step-by-step guide to the homeschool law in Pennsylvania which is revised and updated to reflect the amendments that were passed and effective in 2014.
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Homeschooling Your 2e Child, by Kathy LaPan

Homeschooling Your 2e Child, by Kathy LaPan

Step by step guideline for getting started homeschooling your gifted and/or learning disabled child. Includes how to schedule your day and your year, buy curricula, find help in your community, and record keeping.
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Free to Learn, by Peter Gray

Free to Learn, by Peter Gray

Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life, by Peter Gray. Read 1st chapter on this this site.
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Blueprint Homeschooling Plan, by Amy Knepper

Blueprint Homeschooling Plan, by Amy Knepper

A friendly, humorous guide to planning your school year. Discover why you are homeschooling to create a custom plan.
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Setting the Records Straight, by Lee Binz

Setting the Records Straight, by Lee Binz

Lee Binz and her husband Matt operate The HomeScholar. Their mission is helping parents homeschool high school and many of their resources are free. Lee and Matt homeschooled their two children independently for eight years, from elementary through high school graduation. Both boys earned full-tuition scholarships to their first choice university. Lee is a...
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Project-Based Homeschooling, by Lori McWilliam Pickert

Project-Based Homeschooling, by Lori McWilliam Pickert

Project-based homeschooling combines children's interests with long-term, deep, complex learning. This is an essential experience for children: to spend time working on something that matters to them, with the support of a dedicated mentor. This book is an introduction and guide to creating the circumstances under which children can teach themselves. It gives parents concrete...
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Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Teens, by Debra Bell

Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Teens, by Debra Bell

Debra Bell has helped numerous homeschooled students, including four of her own, gain college admission and win substantial scholarships to the schools of their choice.
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Making the Choice, by Corin Barsily Goodwin

Making the Choice, by Corin Barsily Goodwin

Instead of trying to force your child to fit into school, perhaps it is time to consider finding educational options that fully address your child's academic and emotional needs.
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A Thomas Jefferson Education, by Oliver DeMille

A Thomas Jefferson Education, by Oliver DeMille

Is American education preparing the future leaders our nation needs or merely struggling to teach basic literacy and job skills? Without leadership education, are we settling for an inadequate system that delivers educational, industrial, governmental, and societal mediocrity?
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Creative Home Schooling, by Lisa Rivero

Creative Home Schooling, by Lisa Rivero

Lisa Rivero is a freelance writer who began home schooling her bright son when he was not thriving in school. She has taught intense and creative learners in elementary classrooms and now leads a book discussion group for home schooled children.
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Classic Homeschool Books

Here’s a list of recommended books about homeschooling, by author’s last name, chosen by your Homeschooling Guide for their outstanding features and editorial excellence. As a result of a commercial relationship between Go Milpitas, A to Z Home’s Cool and Amazon.com online booksellers, these titles can be purchased directly from Amazon.com by following the...
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No School Today?, by Cristina J. Ramos-Payne

No School Today?, by Cristina J. Ramos-Payne

A collection of the first two hundred Home Spun comics, a comic strip series about a homeschooling family.
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Suddenly Homeschooling, by Marie-Claire Moreau

Suddenly Homeschooling, by Marie-Claire Moreau

An outline for families who find themselves suddenly thrown into homeschooling, without months to consider options and plan.
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The Homeschooling Handbook, by Mary Griffith

The Homeschooling Handbook, by Mary Griffith

Whether you're one of the nearly one million families in the country already homeschooling, planning to take the plunge, or just testing the water, this hands-on book will help!
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Helping Gifted Children Soar – Book Review

Helping Gifted Children Soar – Book Review

Very readable, well-organized, practical, on everything from dealing with pros and cons of special talents in the kids to responses that aren't always supportive in the teachers, to advocating for one's child. Essay by Ruth Richards, Creativity Researcher.
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