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The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It's Right for Your Family
     

The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It's Right for Your Family

by Lisa Rivero
 

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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

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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

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Praise for Creative Home Schooling:

"This book will at once reassure parents that they are not alone in this voyage." - David Albert, columnist, Home Education Magazine

"A solid, accessible, 'user friendly' guide packed with advice, information, ideas, and insights on homeschooling especially gifted children." - Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230610897
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/22/2008
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
227 KB

Meet the Author

Lisa Rivero is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Parenting for High Potential, Understanding Gifted Children, The Roeper Review, and The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Her book Creative Home Schooling won the 2003 Glyph Best Education Book Award and was named Best HomeSchool Product of the Year. She lives in Milwaukee.

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