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Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
PTC J027.6 Scheps, Susan G., Editor Homeschoolers and the Public Library: A Resource Guide for Libraries Servicing Homeschoolers
1993
PTC J155.413 HEALY Healy, Jane M. Endangered Minds: Why Our Children Don't Think
The incidence of illiteracy in the United States is even more alarming when seen to include the decline in skill and interest in reading among the functionally literate. Searching for the cause and ruling out decline in intelligence, educator Healy ( Your Child's Growing Brain ) draws on recent research in neuropsychology for her model of how children learn.
1990
PTC J344.73 Klicka, Christopher J. The Right to Home School: A Guide to the Law on Parents' Rights in Education
1995
PTC J344.73 Whitehead, John M. & Crow, Alexis Irene, Editors Home Education: Rights and Reasons
1996
PTC J344.7307 DECKA, ED.10 Deckard, Steve Homeschooling Laws and Resource Guide for all Fifty States, 10th Ed.
2001
PTC J370.15 TOBIA Tobias, Cynthia Ulrich The Way They Learn
1994
PTC J370.15 WLLODK Wlodkowski, Raymond J. & Jaynes, Judith H. Eager to Learn: Helping Children Become Motivated and Love Learning
Addressing parents and teachers, this straightforward exploration of motivation for learning as a lifelong trait is a significant contribution to the understanding of a complex process.
1990
PTC J371 SHEBL Sheble, Jan School Choices: What's Best for Your Child?
Which is best -- home schooling, private schooling, or public schooling? Each child's needs are different, and each family could come to a different conclusion.
2003
PTC J371.02 Koetzsch, Ronald E. The Parents' Guide to Alternatives in Education
Begins with an overview of the development of public education in the US, and then explains some important trends in educational theory today. The text then describes various alternatives to mainstream education, such as Christian, Foxfire, Friends, Holistic, Homeschooling, Islamic, Jewish, Mennonite and Amish, Montessori, Protestant, and Roman Catholic schools.
1997
PTC J371.04 LLEWE Llewellyn, Grace Guerrilla Learning: How to Give Your Kids a Real Education With or Without School
Guerrilla Learning is creating a home environment that fills your child with the grace of learning.
2001
PTC J371.042 AVERY Avery, Rebecca L. Skills Evaluation for the Home School
1991
PTC J371.042 BAIN Bain, Susanne L. Home Schooling: A Better Education for Your Child
This should be the first 'text' for those planning to teach at home. Bain does a sensible job of prescribing the nuts and bolts and how to of this endeavor, always considering the softer problems and situations.
1999
PTC J371.042 Ballmann, Ray E. The How and Why of Homeschooling
This new, expanded text offers practical guidelines and resources for successfully teaching children at home, as well as in-depth biblical analysis of current educational issues. It is also a comprehensive resource--providing information on available curricula, support groups, and legal defense organizations, and highlighting seminars and radio programs for home educators.
1995
PTC J371.042 BANKS Banks, Kathy Real Home School
This book was written to aid those apprehensive about their abilities to home educate, to bring independence to those using public schools as security and to bring back an enjoyment for learning. How parents do this makes all the difference in the world. When the foundation of character is laid, academics will easily follow. Are we following a state mandate or training our children to make a difference in the world?
1999
PTC J371.042 BAUTI Bautista, Veltisezar B. How to Teach Your Child: Things to Know from Kindergarten through Grade 6
1992
PTC J371.042 BEECH Beechick, Ruth A Biblical Home Education
2007
PTC J371.042 BEECH Beechick, Ruth Dr. Beechick's Homeschool Answer Book: Q & A
1998
PTC J371.042 Beechick, Ruth You Can Teach Your Child Successfully: Grades 4 to 8
Dr. Beechick is a highly experienced teacher and curriculum developer, she believes that parents are the best teachers of their children. You will feel that teachers know secrets that are hidden from you.
1993
PTC J371.042 Bell, Debra The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling
Now with updated lists of available resource materials and the latest information on homeschooling technology, this manual is your access guide to homeschooling-maximizing family life while providing a quality education for children.
2001
PTC J371.042 Bell, Ellen This is My Father's World and Blessed is the Nation Whose God is Love: Creation Explored through Field Trips (K-4) and Indiana History Field Trip Guide (K-6).
1997
PTC J371.042 BITTN Bittner, Terrie Homeschooling: Take a Deep Breath - You Can Do This!
2004
PTC J371.042 BLUME Blumenfeld, Samuel L. Homeschooling: A Parent's Guide to Teaching Children
Homeschooling not only describes what homeschooling is all about, it helps parents decide whether this choice fits their family lifestyle. This book covers virtually every aspect of homeschooling: why parents choose homeschooling, devising and implementing a personal philosophy of education, what to teach and how to teach it, handling the need for socialization, dealing with the bureaucratic system, and much more.
1997
PTC J371.042 Boyer, Rick Home Educating with Confidence: How Ordinary Parents Can Produce Extraordinary Children
When Rick and Marilyn Boyer began homeschooling 16 years ago, they didn't know what they were getting into. Now they share what they have learned through their experiences. They believe that learning is a natural function that can happen better at home than anywhere else.
1996
PTC J371.042 Brady, Vicki A. The Basic Steps to Successful Homeschooling
Working on the premise that home education is a wise decision, author Vicki Brady provides the reader with a practical nuts-and-bolts approach to implementing a system of home education. Because of its clear, step-by-step format, this book serves as an invaluable guide for beginner and expert alike in the field of home education.
1996
PTC J371.042 Brostrom, David C. A Guide to Homeschooling for Librarians
1995
PTC J371.042 BROUG Broughton, Dianna Homeschooling Essentials: A Practical Guide to Getting Started
"Whether you're a new homeschooler, or just looking for a better way to learn with your children, this guide offers the answers and encouragement you need to succeed."--Cover back.
2012
PTC J371.042 Brown, Charlene Resource Guide for Home Educators in Central Indiana
1997
PTC J371.042 Card, Susan & Michael The Homeschool Journey
Susan and Michael Card answer your questions about the practical responsibilities of homeschooling, including choosing curriculum, teaching children at different levels, and planning creative and educational lessons.
1997
PTC J371.042 CARTW Cartwright, Tari Elizabeth Eternal Harvest: An LDS Perspective on Home Schooling and Accelerated Learning
2000
PTC J371.042 CARU Caruana, Vicki The Organized Homeschooler
People marvel at how organized our home is. They even peek into our cupboards just hoping a mess is inside. They're usually disappointed. I believe that there is always room for improvement when it comes to being organized.
2001
PTC J371.042 CHILV Chilver, Tamara Larraine Homeschooling with TLC in the Elementary Grades: A Practical Guide with Fun and Effective Teaching Tips
2007
PTC J371.042 Clarkson, Sally Seasons of a Mother's Heart
Heart-to heart encouragement, inspiration and insight for homeschooling mothers.
1998
PTC J371.042 COLFA Colfax, David Homeschooling for Excellence
David and Micki Colfax provide a step-by-step manual for people who want to educate their children at home, written by two former educators who taught all three of their own sons at home--and saw them accepted at Harvard! An invaluable sourcebook for improving a child's education.
1988
PTC J371.042 CURRY Curry, Lorraine Easy Homeschooling Techniques
2004
PTC J371.042 DOBSO Dobson, Linda Art of Education: Reclaiming Your Family, Community, and Self
1997
PTC J371.042 DOBSO Dobson, Linda The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child: Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to the Right Start
Homeschool the right way from day one.Are you considering homeschooling for your family? Today, many parents recognize that their child's school options are limited, inadequate, or even dangerous, and an increasing number are turning to homeschooling.
2001
PTC J371.042 DOBSO Dobson, Linda The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas: 500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12
As a homeschooling parent, you're always looking for new and creative ways to teach your child the basics. Look no longer! Inside this innovative helper, you'll find kid-tested and parent-approved techniques for learning math, science, writing, history, manners, and more that you can easily adapt to your family's homeschooling needs.
2002
PTC J371.042 HOMES, 2002 Dobson, Linda, Editor The Homeschooling Book of Answers: 101 Important Questions Answered by Homeschooling's Most Respected Voices
Up-to-date answers to all your homeschooling questions!More and more families today are turning to homeschooling to teach their children. But where do they go to find honest, practical answers to questions such as: Can I afford it? Or, how will my child make friends without going to school?
2002
PTC J371.042 Dorian, Terry Anyone Can Homeschool: How to Find What Works For You
1996
PTC J371.042 DOWNS Downs, Laurajean You're Going to do What?! : Helping You Understand the Homeshool Decision
You've finally pulled the trigger and made the tough decision to homeschool Johnny and Susie. You've looked at it from every angle. You've read dozens of books, gone to a homeschool fair or two, and grilled your homeschooling friends. You've asked yourself if you're crazy. You've no idea where you'll get the time. Nevertheless, deep in your heart, you know it's the right decision.
1997
PTC J371.042 LEARN Edited by Hewitt Staff Learning Objectives for Grades Kindergarten Through Eight
2000
PTC J371.042 FAREN, 200 Farenga, Patrick The Beginner's Guide to Homeschooling
This practical, concise overview describes what homeschooling is like, who does it, how it works, and what is needed to get started. A friendly guide, it emphasizes real-life stories about homeschooling, and shows how involvement in one's local community enriches the homeschooling experience.
2000
PTC J371.042 Farris, Michael P. Future of Home Schooling: A New Direction for Christian Home Education
A home schooling expert shows parents how to decide if the affordable and top quality education is right for their family.
1997
PTC J371.042 FARRI Farris, Michael P. Homeschooling Father
Home schooling fathers face special challenges. Nobody knows this better than home schooling father Michael Farris. An ordained minister and father of 10, Mike offers insight and guidance from years of experience. The book is a must-have for any home school family.
1999
PTC J371.042 Field, Christine M. A Field Guide to Home Schooling
Essential guide for parents covers all aspects of home schooling-from legal issues to how and why to do it. Includes helpful indexes of additional resources.
1998
PTC J371.042 FIELD Field, Mark and Christine Homeschooling 101
2007
PTC J371.042, 1996 Fisher, Kathy, Editor Homeschooler's Resource Directory: A Sourcebook of Companies, Products, and Services for Home Educators.
1996
PTC J371.042 GATHE Gathercole, Rachel The Well-Adjusted Child
2007
PTC J371.042 Gogel, Sandra L. 101 Homeschool Teaching Tips From the Sycamore Tree
1989
PTC J371.042 GOLD Gold, LauraMaery & Zielinski, Joan M. Homeschool Your Child for Free : More Than 1,200 Smart, Effective, and Practical Resources for Home Education on the Internet and Beyond
For Families Who Want to Splurge on Education but Scrimp on Spending Are you considering homeschooling your child, but don't know where to go for the best educational resources? The Internet is an open door to the biggest library/laboratory the world has ever seen-and it's all at your fingertips for free!
2009
PTC J371.042 Graham, Gayle How to Home School: A Practical Approach
Here is a practical "how-to" guide for those new to homeschooling who may be frustrated or just plain confused. Gayle Graham covers planning and organizing, teaching reading, writing, and math, evaluating curriculum, record-keeping and more.
1992
PTC J371.042 GRIFF, 1999 Griffith, Mary The Homeschooling Handbook: from Preschool to High School : A Parent's Guide
Discover why millions of parents are homeschooling their children.
1999
PTC J371.042 Griffith, Mary The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World as Your Child's Classroom
To Unschoolers, Learning Is As Natural As Breathing. Did you know that a growing percentage of home schoolers are becoming unschoolers? The unschooling movement is founded on the principle that children learn best when they pursue their own natural curiosities and interests.
1998
PTC J371.042 Guterson, David Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense
An honest, perceptive discussion of children, education, and our common life as a nation by the bestselling author of Snow Falling on Cedars. A high school English teacher, Guterson and his wife educate their own children at home. A literate primer for anyone who wants to know more about alternatives to the schools.
1992
PTC J371.042 HAHN Hahn, Kimberly Catholic Education: Homeward Bound: A Useful Guide to Catholic Home Schooling
Hahn and Hasson provide strong arguments backed with solid documentation to reassure the timid and convince even doubters that the best place to educate their children in a Catholic culture today is at home.
1996
PTC J371.042 Hamilton, Elizabeth & Dan Should I Home School? How to Decide What's Right For You & Your Child
Experienced home schoolers Elizabeth and Dan Hamilton help families evaluate whether home schooling is best for them and explain what it takes to operate a successful home school.
1997
PTC J371.042 Harris, Gregg Christian Family's Complete Home School Organizer
1994
PTC J371.042 HARRI, 1995 Harris, Gregg Christian Home School
1995
PTC J371.042 Harris, Gregg The A-Z Guide to Home-school Field Trips
1997
PTC J371.042 HEVER Hauer, Loretta The Homeschooler's Guide to Portfolios and Transcripts
A classroom teacher turned homeschooler relates her own experiences.
2000
PTC J371.042 HENDR, 1994 Hendrickson, Borg Home School: Taking the First Step: The Complete Program Planning Handbook
1994
PTC J371.042 HENRY Henry, Shari Homeschooling, the Middle Years: Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 8- to 12-Year Old Child
From the ages of eight to twelve, children go though many changes-emotionally, intellectually, and physically. They begin to develop innate talents that will carry them though a lifetime of learning. Too often, these natural behavior traits are squelched in traditional schools.
1999
PTC J371.042 HOME Hewitt Educational Resources Home Education Guide
1995
J371.042 HOLT, 2003 Holt, John Caldwell Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling
2003
PTC J371.042 Hood, Mary Onto the Yellow School Bus and Through the Gates of Hell
1995
PTC J371.042 Hood, Mary The Relaxed Home School: A Family Production
1994
PTC J371.042 HOUK Houk, Katharine Creating a Cooperative Learning Center: An Idea-Book for Homeschooling Families
2000
PTC J371.042 ISHIZ Ishizuka, Kathy The Unofficial Guide to Homeschooling
The inside scoop for when you want more than the official line! In the 1980s, a California family made national headlines when three of its homeschooled sons were accepted to Harvard. Today, the number of families who choose to educate children at home has grown substantially.
2000
PTC J371.042 HOME, 2000 Johnson, Joyce B., Compiled and Edited by Home Education in Indiana
2000
PTC J371.042 KASEM Kaseman, M. Larry & Susan D. Taking Charge Through Home Schooling: Personal & Political Empowerment
1990
PTC J371.042 KAUFE Kaufeld, Jenny Homeschooling for Dummies
2002
PTC J371.042 KEALO Kealoha, Anna Trust The Children: A Manual and Activity Guide for Homeschooling and Alternative Learning
1995
PTC J371.042 Kenyon, Mary Potter Home Schooling From Scratch: Simple Living, Super Learning
As she has homeschooled her own children, Kenyon naturally discovered the most economical routes in finding homeschooling materials. Here, Kenyon shares her findings and offers advice to parents on how to save a fortune on educational materials.
1996
PTC J371.042 Kerman, Kate Should I Teach My Kids at Home? A Workbook For Parents
1987
PTC J371.042 KIHLS, 2001 Kihlstadius, Dan & Tammy The Homeschooler's Software Guide
2001
PTC J371.042 Klicka, Christopher J. The Right Choice: The Incredible Failure of Public Education and the Rising Hope of Home Schooling: an academic, historical, practical, and legal perspective
A must for the library of every home schooling family, this book answers everyone's questions about home schooling. With a Foreword by D. James Kennedy and a practical "how-to" section by Christian Life Workshops' Gregg Harris, this book will not sit on your shelf for long. This revised 1995 edition includes up-to-date information.
1992
PTC J371.042 KOCHE Kochenderfer, Rebecca Homeschooling for Success: How Parents Can Create a Superior Education for Their Child
This practical, hands-on guide from the No. 1 homeschooling Web site gives readers everything they need to create a customized education plan that works with children's unique intelligence and learning style. Veteran homeschoolers and interested newcomers alike can benefit.
2002
PTC J371.042 LAHRS Lahrson-Fisher, Ann Fundamentals of Home-Schooling: How Family-Based Learning Works
Home-schooling parent Lahrson-Fisher (Homeschooling in Oregon) presents a comprehensive, reader-friendly tome on home-schooling. Its scope is inclusive of all who might choose this alternative education, as well as of every aspect of home-schooling from curriculum materials and legal support services to home schooling organizations.
2003
PTC J371.042 Lande, Nancy Homeschooling: A Patchwork of Days: A Share Day With 30 Homeschooling Families
1996
PTC J371.042 LAYNE, 2000 Layne, Marty Learning At Home: A Mother's Guide to Homeschooling
2000
PTC J371.042 Leistico, Annes I Learn Better By Teaching Myself; and Still Teaching Ourselves
1997
PTC J371.042 LEVIS Levison, Catherine A Charlotte Mason Education: A Home Schooling How-To Manual
Thousands of home educators benefited from the practical ideas contained in Catherine Levison's primer, A Charlotte Mason Education. Now Catherine takes an in-depth journey offering even more ideas for implementing the popular methods of Charlotte Mason into home schooling.
2000
PTC J371.042 LEVIS Levison, Catherine A Literary Education
In this book, Catherine shares her favorite resources for many areas of homeschooling, including math, poetry, art, science, literature and more. Through detailed descriptions and age-appropriate suggestions, homeschoolers have an abundance of recommended resources to compliment their homeschools.
2001
PTC J371.042 LEVIS Levison, Catherine More Charlotte Mason Education: A Home Schooling How-To Manual
In this concise and practical guide, Levison presents the key points of Charlotte Mason's methods as contained in her six-volume series. A perfect companion to her first book, More Charlotte Mason Education will continue to guide your family down an enjoyable and successful path of home schooling.
2000
PTC J371.042 LLOYD Lloyd, Ann Tips & Tricks For Homeschooling Survival
2001
PTC J371.042 LURIE Lurie, Jon Allison's Story: A Book About Homeschooling
Describes the experiences of an eight-year-old girl and her family who are educating their children at home.
1996
PTC J371.042 LYMAN Lyman, Isabel The Homeschooling Revolution
2000
PTC J371.042 CATHO,1999 Mackson, Rachel & Wittman, Maureen A Catholic Homeschool Treasury: Nurturing Children's Love for Learning
Numerous home-school experts and teachers contributed essays, ideas and resources in this wonderful Catholic homeschool collection. They share their real life experiences on what has made homeschooling a successful educational experience for their children. The resource guides are extensive and provide the home educator with a wealth of information.
1999
PTC J371.042 MASON Mason, Charlotte M. Original Homeschooling Series
6 Volumes.
1989
PTC J371.042 Mayberry, Maralee, et al. Home Schooling: Parents as Educators
An increasing proportion of parents in the United States are turning to home-based education for their children. If this trend continues, as much as two per cent of school-age children may be taught in this way by the end of the century. Home Schooling presents an overview of home education which reflects its multidimensional nature. The volume also enhances the possibility of cooperative relations between professional and home educators. Parents, teachers, school board members and researchers will find this invaluable reading.
1995
PTC J371.042 McIntire, Deborah Home Schooling: Answers to Questions Parents Most Often Ask
1995
PTC J371.042 MCKEE McKee, Alison Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling Ourselves
2002
PTC J371.042 MISER Miser, Brad Absolute Beginner's Guide to Homeschooling
2005
PTC J371.042 MOORE Moore, Raymond & Dorothy Homestyle Teaching: A Handbook for Parents and Teachers
1984
PTC J371.042 MOORE Moore, Raymond & Dorothy The Successful Homeschool Family Handbook: A Creative and Stress-Free Approach to Homeschooling
If you are thinking about homeschooling, or are struggling with a educational homeschooling curriculum that is difficult to use, let Dr. Ray and Dorothy Moore show you how to make homeschooling an easy-to-live-with family adventure in learning.
1994
PTC J371.042 Morgan, Melissa L. & Allee, Judith Waite Homeschooling on a Shoestring: A Jam-Packed Guide
So you want to homeschool but don't think you can afford it. This book is a compendium of ideas for the family that wants to start or continue homeschooling on a tight budget. You'll find it all here: - Ideas for making money while staying at home.
1999
PTC J371.042 ORR Orr, Tamra 250 Things Homeschoolers Can Do On The Internet: A Guide to Fun, Facts, Friends
2003
PTC J371.042 PICKE Pickert, Lori McWilliam Project-Based Homeschooling: Mentoring Self-Directed Learners
Contents: A way to learn -- Self-directed, self-managed -- Doing the work -- Deepening the work -- A way to live.
2012
PTC J371.042 Pride, Mary Schoolproof
An experienced home-schooler shares keys to effective teaching -- establishing the proper "heartset", keeping momentum, learning to relax and more.
1996
PTC J371.042 PRIDE, V.1 Pride, Mary The Big Book of Home Learning
PTC J371.042 RAY Ray, Brian D. Home Schooling on the Threshold: A Survey of Research at the Dawn of the New Milennium
1999
PTC J371.042 Ray, Brian D. Strengths of Their Own: Homeschoolers Across America
1997
PTC J371.042 RAY, 2002-2003 Ray, Brian D. Worldwide Guide to Homeschooling
Worldwide Guide to Homeschooling presents an analysis of the status of homeschooling worldwide, with a focus on the United States. Written for a broad audience, this book offers clearly distilled facts, statistics, general information, and personal profiles of homeschoolers.
2002
PTC J371.042 RAY Ray, Brian D., PhD. Survey of Research on Home Education: Context, Concerns, Children's Performance, and Succes in Adulthood
1999
PTC J371.042 Reed, Donn Home School Source Book
1994
PTC J371.042 Richman, Howard & Susan Three R's At Home
1992
PTC J371.042 Rockett, Marilyn Homeschooling at the Speed of Life
2007
PTC J371.042 RUPP Rupp, Rebecca Complete Home Learing Source Book: The Essential Resource Guide for Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators Covering Every Subject from Arithmetic to Zoology
This exhaustive and comprehensive sourcebook provides parents and teachers with information on all the resources needed to plan a well-balanced curriculum for the home or the classroom, from preschool through high school.
1998
PTC J371.042 RUPP Rupp, Rebecca Getting Started on Home Learing: How and Why to Teach Your Kids at Home
In Getting Started on Home Learning, homeschooling expert Rebecca Rupp provides much needed advice and information to all parents who've ever considering teaching their children at home. She dispels myths, helps readers navigate tricky laws, and provides guidance on how and where to find the resources necessary to put together a well-rounded curriculum.
1999
PTC J371.042 RUPP Rupp, Rebecca Home Learning Year By Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool through High School
Finally, homeschoolers have a comprehensive guide to designing a homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts. , Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school.
2000
PTC J371.042 SABA Saba, Laura McGraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion
This homeschooling companion provides parents with a complete, authoritative, truly balanced guide to every aspect of homeschooling, from the primary yearsthrough high school.
2002
PTC J371.042 Savage, Teresa The Chalkboard in the Kitchen
1985
PTC J371.042 Shackelford, Luanne Survivor's Guide to Home Schooling
Written with wisdom, candor and humor, the authors share the situations, solutions, successes, and yes, even the failures home teachers face. The text offers practical suggestions, support, and encouragement, all in light of scriptural guidelines.
1988
PTC J371.042 SHEFF Sheffer, Susannah A Sense of Self: Listening to Homeschooled Adolescent Girls
A response to the many reports and studies documenting how girls lose their sense of self and self-esteem during adolescence, interviewing homeschooled girls and analyzing their different perspectives from the general population.
1995
PTC J371.042 SMITH, 1998 Smith, Barbara & Douglas Teach Me Lord That I May Teach (or What We Learned Thinking We Were Homeschooling the Kids).
1998
PTC J371.042 STEVE Stevens, Mitchell L. Kingdom of Children: Culture and Controversy in the Homeschooling Movement
It musters an impressive array of evidence to explain why parents decide to home school their children, and it carefully considers the consequences of home schooling for these children. In the process, the book dispels many of the criticisms that have emerged around the homeschooling movement.
2001
PTC J371.042 H75 Suarez, Paul & Gena, eds Homeschooling Methods: Seasoned Advice on Learning Styles
This extensive new release from the editors of "The Old Schoolhouse*" magazine details today's most viable education models, helping parents formulate an educational game plan and choose teaching methodologies.
2006
PTC J371.042 TOTO Toto, Julia How to Home-School (Yes, You!)
Provides answers to the questions most asked about home education: what's the best curriculum for my children, where do I find the right books, is it legal, do certified teachers teach better than stay-at-home moms, and much more.
1994
PTC J371.042 HOME Van Galen, Jane & Pitman, Mary Anne, Editors Home Schooling: Political, Historical, and Pedagogical Perspectives
This significant volume studies the growing body of research on home education, and offers a broad analysis of this movement. Introductory chapters present the most current information on the demographics of the movement and on the social and academic outcomes of home education.
1991
PTC J371.042, 1998 Wade, Theodore E. Home School Manual
You will learn about: -- The tremendous advantage of home schooling.-- How it could (or might not) succeed for your family.-- Avoiding legal problems.-- Teaching specific subjects.-- Inspiring children to learn.-- Finding materials and help.-- Achieving excellence of both mind and character.-- How other families have made it work.
1998
PTC J371.042 Ward, Ann Learning At Home: Preschool & Kindergarten: A Christian Parent's Guide With Day-by-day Lesson Plans Using the Library as a Reasouce
Home school parents begin to educate their children very early. This book really takes advantage of the strengths of the preschool learning years and includes lesson plans for ten subjects of study--all designed to fit into a stress-free one-hour-and-a-half each day.
1990
PTC J371.042 WARIN Waring, Bill & Diana, Compiled & Edited by Things We Wish We'd Known
Things we wish we'd known makes available to novices, long-timers, and parents just testing the waters the time-earned secrets of 50 veteran homeschooling families. Pioneers and leaders in the homeschooling community discuss the concepts, the basics, the priorities, God's involvement, Christian characters, and the blessings. An indispensible guide!
1999
PTC J371.042 Waring, Diana Beyond Survival: A Guide to Abundent-Life Homeschooling
This book gives parents the preparation and working plan for a successful homeschooling experience. With confidence and compassionate humor, Diana Waring leads veterans and beginners on a joy-filled educational journey. Beyond Survival offers practical help with the real questions of homeschooling and provides an extensive list of proven resources.
1996
PTC J371.042 WHELC Whelchel, Lisa So You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Fifteen Families Show You How You Can Do It
I could tell you the answers to these questions, but I would rather show you. Beginning with my own, I want to introduce you to fifteen families in fifteen unique situations who have all chosen to homeschool for different reasons, using a variety of learning methods.
2003
PTC J371.042 Williamson, Kerri Bennett Natural Home Schooling: A Parent-Teacher's Guidebook to Natural Learning in the Home
1995
PTC J371.042 WISE Wise, Jessie & Bauer, Susan Wise The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home
Wise and Wise Bauer provide an updated edition of their parent's guide to a do-it-yourself, academically rigorous, comprehensive K-12 education, for use in either full-time homeschooling or as a supplement to what a child is learning in the classroom.
2004
PTC J371.042 LEARN Learning Objectives for Grades Kindergarten through Eight
2000
PTC J371.192 BENNE Bennett, William J., Finn, Chester E., Jr., & Cribb, T.E., Jr. The Educated Child: A Parent's Guide from Preschool Through Eighth Grade
The Educated Child defines a good education and offers parents a plan of action for ensuring that their children achieve it.
1999
PTC J371.3 Llewellyn, Grace Freedom Challenge: African American Homeschoolers
1996
PTC J371.3, 1994 Hubbs, Don Home Education Resource Guide: A Comprehensive Guide for the Parent Educator to Curriculums, Correspondence Schools
1994
PTC J371.9 Armstrong, Thomas In Their Own Way: Discovering and Encouraging Your Child's Personal Learning Style
Armstrong is a former learning disabilities specialist who became disenchanted with the concept of disability. His alternative concept of learning differences, or unique learning styles, is modeled on Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences: linguistic, logical-mathematical, spatial, musical, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal.
1987
PTC J371.9 Herzog, Joyce Learning In Spite of Labels: Practical Teaching Tips and a Christian Perspective of Education
1997
PTC J371.95 HARVE Harvey, Neil Kids Who Start Ahead, Stay Ahead: What Actually Happens When Your Home Taught Early Learner Goes to School
What Actually Happens When Your Home Taught Early Learner Goes to School.
1994
PTC J372.19 Lopez, Diane D. Teaching Children: A Curriculum Guide to What Children Need to Know at Each Level Through Grade 6
An excellent educational approach which naturally integrates a Christian world view and scriptural principles, "Teaching Children" draws on noted English educator Charlotte Mason and the Child-Light approach to learning. Child-Light puts children in touch with fine literature and teaches them through the use of "living books".
1988
PTC J372.21 CURTI Curtis, Barbara Mommy, Teach Me to Read
2007
PTC J372.4 Rue, Nancy Christian Heritage Series Teaching Guide
Bored and frustrated at the family reunion in Virginia, Rudy takes a zany neighbor's dangerous challenge to on a plane over the Hutchinson homestead. During his becomes immersed in some exciting local battles against controversial social issues such as inequality in education, health care, and more. Through it all, Rudy questions the importance of his family heritage. What's the big deal? Does it really matter what his ancestors did? And how will that ever affect him?
1998
PTC J372.414 JOHNS Johnson, Bruce Involving Parents in Their Children's Reading Development
2008
PTC J372.465 PHONE Leapfrog The Phonemic Awareness Series
2002
PTC J372.7 ZAHLE Zahler, Kathy A. 50 Simple Things You Can Do To Raise a Child Who Loves Math
This new volume in ARCO's popular "50 Simple Things" series is ideal for parents who want to give their young children a head start in math. Each of the 50 simple activities provides clear and easy instructions on how to solve problems, plus examples, tips, and shortcuts.
1998
PTC J649.5 PATTE, V.1 Patterson, Anne C. Learning Around the Table: At-Home Academic Activites for Students in Grades 3-8
2000
PTC J649.68 Armstrong, Thomas Awakening Your Child's Natural Genius: Enhancing Curiosity, Creativity, and Learing Ability
Baby-boomer parents with nearly 26 million children and more on the way--are looking for new and creative ways to help their youngsters develop and achieve their full potential. They want practical ideas for activities to do at home and authoritative advice on how to get the most out of their children's schools. Illustrations throughout.
1991
PTC J649.68 Marousis, Jim, et al. Road School
1995
371.042 H75, 2010 Berlatsky, Noah Homeschooling
From the series: Opposing Viewpoints
2010
371.042 Orr, Tamra A Parent's Guide to Homeschooling
Advice, resources, and organizations to help parents who are considering homeschooling their children.
2002
371.04 B54H Bittner, Terrie Homeschooling: Take a Deep Breath, You Can Do This
If you want to homeschool your children but don't think you have the ability, Terrie's book will take you by the hand and show you how. She breaks the job down into doable chunks and carefully explains each part, giving you the confidence you need to get it done.
2004
371.042 C25A Caruana, Vicki The ABC's of Homeschooling
To enable parents to make an informed decision about whether or not to homeschool, a veteran home educator shares the basics about homeschooling and addresses the commonly held attitudes and assumptions.
2001
371.042 C613W 1996 Clarkson, Clay & Sally Educating the Wholehearted Child: A Handbook for Christian Home Education
A commonsense, disciple-based biblical approach to home schooling using real books and real life. Filled with Scriptures, anecdotes, insights, ideas, methods, lists and charts to make living and learning at home natural and enjoyable.
1996
371.042 D45L D'Escoto, David The Little Book of Big Reasons to Homeschool
A concise guide to the benefits of home education and answers to the tough questions from critics of the homeschool movement.
2007
371.042 G22W Gathercole, Rachel The Well-Adjusted Child: The Social Benefits of Homeschooling
Critics of homeschooling often point to socialization as a reason for sending kids to traditional schools. Using exhaustive research and many examples, Rachel Gathercole illustrates how homeschooled children, besides doing better academically, are better prepared socially than their traditionally schooled counter-parts. Her book treats the subject of socialization for homeschoolers more thoroughly and definitively than any other.
2007
371.042 H86Y Hubler, Marsha You've Decided to Homeschool, Now What?
This exciting new guide by trusted homeschool consultant Marsha Hubler takes you safely through some of the most common obstacles associated with homeschooling. Along the way it will help answer all your questions and give you the confidence and ability to be successful in this new endeavor.
2007
371.042 L55E Linsenbach, Sherri The Everything Homeschooling Book: Take Charge of Your Child's Education
This is the perfect handbook to help parents take control of their child's education, providing clear instructions on where to begin. Written by the founder of HomeschoolFun.com, this thorough book addresses important issues such as socialization and child development--both major concerns for homeschooling parents.
2003
371.042 L55H Leppert, Michael The Homeschooling Book of Lists
2008
371.042 M68A Miser, Brad Absolute Beginner's Guide to Homeschooling
2005
371.042 P93M Pride, Mary Mary Pride's Complete Guide to Getting Starting in Homeschooling
For the past decade and a half, Practical Homeschooling magazine publisher Mary Pride has helped hundreds of thousands of families just like yours homeschool with confidence. Now you can draw on her years of experience, as well as those of Practical Homeschooling writers and staff.
2004
371.042 R17C Ransom, Marsha The Complete Idiot's Guide to Homeschooling
Your're no idiot, of course. You know it's important for your kids to get a good education-and you'd love to teach them yourself, in your very own home. But when you think about the knowledge and resources your'd need to succeed, you wonder if you make the grade
2001
371.042 R52H Rivero, Lisa The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide when It's Right for Your Family
In this accessible and honest look at homeschooling, Lisa Rivero demystifies what is becoming a popular alternative to traditional schools. Drawing on many different families' stories, she Guides parents through the perplexing maze of homeschooling resources, Addresses common misgivings about whether homeschooled kids are properly socialized, Shows parents how they can relate to their children as students, Examines how children with special needs can benefit from school at home.
2008
371.042 W45F Weldon, Laura Grace. Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything
2010
649.1 B19Y 2000 Dancy, Rahima Baldwin You Are Your Child's First Teacher: [what parents can do with and for their children from birth to age six]
For two decades, this extraordinary work has helped parents raise truly intelligent children and, in the process, learn about their own inner spirits.
1989
649.68 M29T Mallen, Terry Taking Charge of Your Child's Education: Nine Steps of Becoming a Learning Ally
1995


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