|Learning At Home : A Mother's Guide To Homeschooling
A down to earth homeschooling mother shares her insights and experiences about her four never-schooled children. This book is written in a colloquial manner and reads as if the author were your best friend and you were having a conversation while sipping tea. The author shares personal experiences including flaws and stumbling blocks. You get the feeling that one does not have to be a perfect person to homeschool her children effectively and that it is OK to make mistakes so long as you learn from them. Layne gives 20/20 hindsight and states what she would have done if she had known better at the time.
|You Can Teach Your Child Successfully: Grades 4-8
This classic gives nitty-gritty help for each subject in each grade. Become an informed, confident teacher, free from rigid textbooks. Learn how to individualize spelling; how to use "real books" in history, reading, and other studies; how to make arithmetic meaningful; how to avoid the grammar treadmill; how to develop advanced reading skills; and much more.
|The Organized Homeschooler
A veteran educator has compiled her most-requested homeschooling workshop material so that families can become more proficient in educating their kids. Covering issues like time management, space usage and materials, Vicki Caruana addresses a variety of organizational needs to help families structure not only their work areas, but also their thinking, their paperwork--and each other!