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The Mcgraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion
     

The Mcgraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion

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by Laura Saba, Julie Gattis
 

An all-inclusive guide for the parents of the 1.5 million homeschooled children

Homeschooling, once an alternative to conventional education, is experiencing a boom all across America and has become a highly valued option for more and more mainstream parents. The McGraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion provides parents with a complete, authoritative,

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An all-inclusive guide for the parents of the 1.5 million homeschooled children

Homeschooling, once an alternative to conventional education, is experiencing a boom all across America and has become a highly valued option for more and more mainstream parents. The McGraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion provides parents with a complete, authoritative, truly balanced guide to every aspect of homeschooling, from the primary years through high school.

This all-in-one manual covers the different approaches to homeschooling as well as the specific methods for setting up the home learning environment, including legal requirements, supplies, and lesson plans. Individual chapters examine the stages of homeschooling: what curriculum planning involves, the indispensable tools for the home classroom, computer use, and tips and techniques on teaching all the core curriculum requirements. Special features include comprehensive treatment of standardized testing, state by state; practical counsel on integrating homeschooling and living in the outside world; 10 favorite homeschool suppliers; websites; and homeschooling laws for all 50 states.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071386173
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/03/2002
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Laura Saba is a former public school teacher, and has been successfully homeschooling her children for six years.

Julie Gattis is a registered nurse and occasional lecturer. She has seven years of homeschooling experience.

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The Mcgraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This book is packed with practical advice for making homeschooling work for your family, even in the face of challenging circumstances. I am one of the authors of The McGraw-Hill Homeschooling Companion,so my opinion is not entirely unbiased,but I really think those of you who are homeschooling, or considering it,will find this book to be a great resource.