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100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum
Cathy Duffy
This has been replaced by Cathy Duffy's newer ''101 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum''.
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Grove Publishing
101 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum
Cathy Duffy
101 Top Picks makes it easy for home educators to select the right curriculum for each family situation and each child's learning style. Widely-recognized curriculum expert Cathy Duffy walks you through the curriculum selection process: goal setting, figuring out which educational approach to use, developing your own philosophy of education, determining your teaching style, and identifying your children's learning styles. ''At-a-glance'' charts highlight key features of each Top Pick selection. Scanning through the charts allows you to quickly identify products likely to be of interest. The charts are followed by extensive reviews of each of Cathy's Top Picks. This is an updated and heavily revised edition of 100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum (2005).
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Active Learning: 101 Strategies to teach any subject
Mel Silberman
This is a sourcebook of hundreds of instructional strategies to engage students in learning for any subject. 101 activities include ice-breakers for the beginning of class, strategies for the middle of a lesson, and concluding exercises to foster student reflection and future application.
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Christian Home Educators Press
An Introduction to Home Education: How to Begin Private Homeschool in California
Susan Beatty
CHEA's manual tells you all you need to know to get started homeschooling in California. There are chapters to help you decide if you even want to teach your children at home and chapters helping you choose curriculum materials and plan day-to day activities. Presented in a three-ring binder.
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Beyond Survival: A Guide to Abundant-Life Homeschooling
Diana/Cathy Waring/Duffy
Wouldn't you love to sit down with an experienced homeschooling mom and pick her brain? Beyond Survival gives you the preparation and working plan for a successful homeschooling experience. With confidence and compassionate humor, Diana Waring leads you on a joy-filled educational journey.
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Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning
John C. Bean
This text provides the theory behind the collaborative/cooperative approaches to teaching. In addition it provides ideas for a wide array of subjects. Anyone who values the teaching of writing--whatever the subject area--will value it.
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Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense
David Guterson
Guterson, a high school English teacher who teaches his own children at home, examines life at school as well as the opportunities offered by learning outside it. He also provides a broader context: the remarkable academic success of homeschooled children, the history of public schools, philosophies of education, psychological research on learning, and education in other societies.
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Homeschool: Taking the First Step
Borg Hendrickson
This wonderful book give legal requirements of all 50 states for homeschooling. It contains many great sources of information to get you started. If you follow the steps given for getting organized, you will find yourself ready to go.
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Homeschooling for Excellence
David/Micki Colfax
David and Micki Colfax provide a step-by-step manual for people who want to educate their children at home, written by two former educators who taught all three of their own sons at home--and saw them accepted at Harvard! An invaluable sourcebook for improving a child's education.
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Homeschooling: A patchwork of days
Nancy Lande
Share a Day With 30 Homeschooling Families. All homeschoolers wish they could just take a peek into other homeschooling familiesí days. How do they do things? How do they move through the day? How do they organize themselves? This book goes into the hearts and homes of lots of families and is helpful even if you don't want to homeschool, but just need some inspiration and/or new ideas of how to handle everyday situations.
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