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.
The Homeschooling Option provides urgently needed answers to the many families trying to decide if homeschooling is right for them.
About the Author:
Lisa Rivero is the winner of the 2003 Glyph Best Education Book Award. She teaches English literature at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and is a frequent contributor to Parenting for High Potential, Understanding Gifted Children, The Roeper Review, and The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel