If you believe that a good education is the greatest gift you can give your child, youare probably pretty unhappy with whatas being taught in most classrooms these days. If you think that education should do more than just train kids to take standardized tests, that it should build their critical thinking skills, enable them to weigh ethical considerations, instill a passion for learning, and reflect your core values and beliefs, then youare probably fed up with the current state of our schools. If, like many parents, youare wondering whether homeschooling can be the solution youare looking for, then youall be happy to know that the answer is yesaand Home Schooling For Dummies shows you how. This friendly, well-informed guide is a valuable resource for parents considering homeschooling, as well as veteran homeschooler interested in fresh homeschooling ideas. It gets you on track with what you need to know to confidently: De termine whether homeschooling is right for you and your family Get started in homeschooling Obtain teaching materials Develop a curriculum that reflects your values and beliefs Comply with all legal requirements Find healthy social outlets for your kids Join a homeschooling cooperative From textbooks to computers to state compliance, expert Jennifer Kaufeld, covers all the bases. She anticipates most of your questions about homeschooling and answers them with clear, easy-to-follow answers enlivened by real-life accounts by parents around the nation who have opted to homeschool their children. Topics covered include: Deciding at what age to begin Determining your kidas learning style and teaching to it Teaching special needs children Developing a curriculum thatas right for your children Finding social outlets for you homeschoolers Complying with state and federal regulations Teaching at the primary, middle school and high school levels Preparing for the SATs, ACT and other key standardized tests Networking with other homeschoolers You shouldnat have to compromise on your childrenas education. Get Homeschooling For Dummies and find out how to turn your home into a school and raise smart, well-adjusted kids.The Toastmasters well-written manuals cover basic public speaking, gestures, humor, speaking to inform, after-dinner ... words in your native language at first, and reserve the books with phonetic nonsense for your more advanced performers.
|Title||:||Homeschooling For Dummies|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2011-04-20|