Correcting misconceptions through profiles of diverse families, Rivero uncovers the changing and complex needs of children today.This book addresses the major questions parents are bound to have as they consider the homeschooling option: socialization, curriculum, special needs arrangements, resources, and more.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About 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.
Table of ContentsIntroduction Home, school and Education A History of Homeschooling Hidden Truths of Homeschooling Homeschool Days: What Does Schooling at Home Look Like? Homeschooling for Special Needs Teens at Home: Homeschooling for High School Parent Coffee Break: Frequently Asked Questions The Homeschool Option: Making the Decision and Getting Started Epilogue: Homeschooling for the Twenty-First Century Appendix: Contact Information for State Laws and Support Groups