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    DescriptionDon't Even Think About Teaching Your Child at Home--Until You Read This Book Discover why millions of parents are homeschooling their children. In this revised edition of her groundbreaking book, Mary Griffith tells you everything you need to know about the fastest-growing educational movement in the country, including: -When, why, and how to homeschool -Detailed learning ideas for the primary, middle, and teen years -How to navigate the local regulations -Strategies to avoid burnout and strengthen family relationships -Resources in the communitty and the homeschooling network -And more! 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! ""The Homeschooling Handbook" is a valuable resource for anyone intersted in nurturing their child. Whether you homeschool or not, you will find many fresh ideas for working with children in these pages."--Patrick Farenga, publisher, "Growing Without Schooling" "If you're looking for practical, commonsense advice about homeschooling, if you're looking for answers to the really tough questions from someone with real insights to the movement, if you're looking for sensible commentary backed up by experience and saavy, Mary Griffith's "The Homeschooling Handbook" is just what you're looking for!"--Helen Hegener, editor, "Home Education Magazine"


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    Title
    The Homeschooling Handbook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Griffith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780761517276
    ISBN 10: 0761517278
    Classifications

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    B&T Book Type: NF
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC
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    DC21: 371.042
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    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T General Subject: 340
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
    DC22: 371.04/2
    B&T Approval Code: A37302820
    DC22: 371.042
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    BISAC V2.8: EDU012000
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    BISAC V2.8: EDU017000
    LC classification: LC40.G75 1, LC40 .G75 1999
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    B&W ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
    Publisher
    Prima Publishing,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Prima Publishing,U.S.
    Publication date
    30 June 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Rocklin
    Author Information
    Mary Griffith is the author of "The Unchooling Handbook" (Prima) and a long-time activist with the Homeschool Association of California. Her two children have always been homeschooled.
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    Don't Even Think About Teaching Your Child at Home--Until You Read This Book
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    Don't Even Think About Teaching Your Child at Home--Until You Read This Book Discover why millions of parents are homeschooling their children. In this revised edition of her groundbreaking book, Mary Griffith tells you everything you need to know about the fastest-growing educational movement in the country, including: -When, why, and how to homeschool -Detailed learning ideas for the primary, middle, and teen years -How to navigate the local regulations -Strategies to avoid burnout and strengthen family relationships -Resources in the communitty and the homeschooling network -And more! 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! ""The Homeschooling Handbook is a valuable resource for anyone intersted in nurturing their child. Whether you homeschool or not, you will find many fresh ideas for working with children in these pages."--Patrick Farenga, publisher, "Growing Without Schooling "If you're looking for practical, commonsense advice about homeschooling, if you're looking for answers to the really tough questions from someone with real insights to the movement, if you're looking for sensible commentary backed up by experience and saavy, Mary Griffith's "The Homeschooling Handbook is just what you're looking for!"--Helen Hegener, editor, "Home Education Magazine
    Table of contents
    Contents Acknowledgements Terms Introduction 1. Does Homeschooling Really Work, or What Do We Tell the Grandparents? 2. Legal Stuff, or Can We Really Do This? 3. Structure, or Can We Wear Our Pajamas to School? 4. Assisted Homeschooling, or Do We Really Need Any Help? 5. Money and Other Practical Matters 6. The Primary Years: Reading, 'Riting, and 'Rithmetic 7. The Middle Years: Exploring the World 8. The Teen Years: Finding a Direction 9. Evaluation and Record Keeping, or How Do We Know They're Learning? 10. Finding Learning Resources 11. The Homeschooling Community 12. Coping with the Rough Spots 13. Special Circumstances 14. Beyond Homeschooling Afterword Appendix A: Homeschooling Resources Appendix B: Homeschooling Organizations Appendix C: Selected Learning Resources Appendix D: Colleges That Have Accepted Homeschoolers Works Cited Index