Homeschooling: A Research-Based How-To Manual

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Here is a concise handbook of trustworthy, research-based information about learning and teaching for those interested in homeschooling. It is also very helpful for teachers in other arenas such as private schools, public schools, and church education programs. Exhaustive coverage is not the goal, but a concise, user-friendly guide is. Chapters cover: theories of learning, academic ability, personality factors, choosing curriculum, motivation, discipline, testing, physically designing a learning area Homeschooling can be used as a user-friendly text for a college-level course on homeschooling. It contains most of the topics included in a traditional educational psychology textbook, but is written in simpler language and includes applications for homeschooling.

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Practical Homeschooling
If you have wondered about what professional educators believe or if you hit phrases like 'designed to reach all of Gardner's Multiple Intelligences' and 'Piagetian-inspired curricula' when you research homeschool materials for your children, then, Clements'...Homeschooling: A Research-Based How-To Manual provides a gentle overview as to what all that 'educationese' means.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578861286
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 7/15/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 100
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.24 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrea D. Clements is a full professor at East Tennessee State University. She has taught courses in educational psychology, developmental psychology, research methodology, and managing child behavior for more than 15 years. Her research is in the area of exploring physiological origins of children's behavior. She has four children and began homeschooling in 1998. She has also served as "Dr. Mom" at her church answering parents' questions about their children for the past nine years.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 1. Theories of Learning Chapter 5 2. Academic Ability Chapter 6 3. Personality Chapter 7 4. Choosing Curriculum Chapter 8 5. Motivation Chapter 9 6. Discipline Chapter 10 7. Testing and Grading Chapter 11 8. Physical Environment Chapter 12 9. Scheduling Chapter 13 10. Summary Chapter 14 Appendix Chapter 15 Reference Chapter 16 Index Chapter 17 About the Author

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