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 kid’s learning style and teaching to it *Teaching special needs children *Developing a curriculum that’s 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
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