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The Homeschooling Starter Guide: How to Create and Adapt the Best Education Action Plan for Your Needs

The Homeschooling Starter Guide: How to Create and Adapt the Best Education Action Plan for Your Needs

by Gina M. Riley


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Homeschooling can help kids from grade levels K through 12 dive into learning that builds on their unique strengths, interests, and preferences. It gives them the chance to thrive with one-on-one attention and customized lesson plans that fit their learning style-and your family's needs. If you're ready to turn your home into the ideal school environment, The Homeschooling Starter Guide is your ultimate resource for helping your child succeed. Your Schooling Style Compare the most popular education philosophies and homeschool models to discover which combination works best for you and your child. Stay on Track Find examples of checklists, calendars, tables, and step-by-step instructions to help you set and track your homeschooling goals. Standards and Requirements Get a general breakdown of the US homeschooling requirements, along with easy and affordable ways to develop your own curriculum. Inclusive Action Plans Learn to create a homeschooling structure that accommodates your child's culture, language, religion, special needs, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781648765131
Publisher: Callisto Media
Publication date: 06/15/2021
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

GINA RILEY, PHD, is a clinical professor and program coordinator of the Adolescent Special Education Program at City University of New York—Hunter College. Dr. Riley has extensive experience in online education and distance learning at the university level. For the past 22 years, Dr. Riley’s research has focused on topics related to homeschooling and intrinsic motivation.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi

Chapter 1 Why Should You Homeschool? 1

Chapter 2 Create the Best Learning Environment for Your Home 11

Chapter 3 Develop Your Own Teaching Philosophy 19

Chapter 4 Pick the Best Homeschool Model for Your Needs 33

Chapter 5 General Standards and Requirements 52

Chapter 6 Set and Track Your Homeschool Goals 59

Chapter 7 Create Your Homeschool Action Plan 68

Chapter 8 Personalize an Action Plan for Your Child's Needs 80

Chapter 9 Your Homeschool's Nuts and Bolts 97

Chapter 10 Create a Homeschool Lesson Plan 132

Chapter 11 Planning Beyond Your First Homeschool Year 139

For More Information 144

References 147

Index 155

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