Books on Homeschooling
Do you want to learn more about homeschooling? Browse though some of these popular books written by homeschoolers. If you are looking for books from a particular author, you can enter his or her name in our search box to filter your search.
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100 Top Picks For Homeschool Curriculum: Choosing The Right Curriculum And Approach For Your Child's Learning Style by Cathy Duffy
The key to successful home education, homeschool veterans will tell you, is determining your educational philosophy and marrying it to your child’s learning style. Then you can make an informed decision in choosing the right educational curriculum for the child. This is the formula for success. In 100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum, homeschool guru Cathy Duffy can help you accomplish these critical tasks. Cathy will give you her top choices from every subject area, approaching everything through a Christian worldview perspective. This book is a critical volume for the homeschooling community.
Carschooling: Over 350 Entertaining Games & Activities to Turn Travel Time into Learning Time by Diane Flynn Keith
Carschooling is all about turning travel time into learning time. Created especially for kids ages 4 to 7, inside there's something fun for everyone with games, group activities, suggested resources and audiobooks, journaling ideas, and more. Kids will love the countless road-worthy games, such as: Dashboard Decimal Drills and Rock 'n' Roll Multiplication Tables , Eighteen-Wheeler Chemistry, Windshield Entomology, and Road-Cut Geology, Drive-By History and Glove Compartment Geography, Rest Stop Olympics and Car Seat Calisthenics, and many other fun and educational activities!
Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense by David Guterson
In an honest, perceptive discussion of children and education by the bestselling author of Snow Falling on Cedars, Guterson answers questions about homeschooling but also reflects on broader issues, such as family life, individual fulfillment, and community.
Home Learning Year by Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School by Rebecca Rupp
Finally, homeschoolers have a comprehensive guide to designing a homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts. Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school. This book is based on the traditional pre-K through 12th-grade structure.
Home Schooling on a Shoestring: A Jam-packed Guide by Melissa L. Morgan & Judith Waite Allee
So you want to homeschool but don’t think you can afford it. This book is a compendium of ideas for the family that wants to start or continue homeschooling on a tight budget. In this book you'll find ideas for making money while staying at home, sources for an inexpensive curriculum, thousands of ideas for affordable teaching tools, hundreds of suggestions for low-cost field trips, ways to save on everything from housing to utilities. and ways to get free or low-cost computers.
And What About College? How Homeschooling Leads to Admission to the Best Colleges and Universities by Cafi Cohen
"Elite colleges and universities have accepted hundreds, if not thousands, of homeschooled students with their home-brew transcripts, portfolios, and diplomas." College admissions for everyone... This book includes sample curricula and record-keeping, application essays and portfolios, cover letters and resumes, college planning checklist, applying to a service academy, listings of colleges that have accepted homeschoolers, on-line resources, and transcripts and homeschool course descriptions.
College-Prep Homeschooling: Your Complete Guide to Homeschooling through High School by Chandra and PhD David P. Byers
Chandra Byers is a homeschooling mother of six, and David Byers has a Ph.D. in education and teaches education at the college level. Their oldest is now attending college on a scholarship, after having been homeschooled all her life. With their combination of experience and expertise, they show us how parents can continue to homeschool their children through high school in subjects for which they are not experts. Not only that, but they demonstrate how these home-taught children are fully prepared for college and are often superior performers. Not only has Dr. Byers helped prepare his own homeschooled children for college, but he has seen first-hand how many homeschooled students have done in college.
Guerrilla Learning: How to Give Your Kids a Real Education With or Without School by Grace Llewellyn
If you've ever felt that your child wasn't flourishing in school or simply needs something the professionals aren't supplying, you're ready to become a "guerrilla educator." Revolutionary and inspiring, Guerrilla Learning explains what's wrong (and what's useful) about our traditional schools and shows you how to take charge of your family's education to raise thinking, creative young people despite the constraints of traditional schooling.
Home School, High School, and Beyond: A Guide for Teens and Their Parents by Beverly L. Adams-Gordon
Home School, High School and Beyond is a time management, study skills, and organizational how-to book specifically written for home schooled teens and their parents. All the information needed to organize and document home school experiences in the high school years is provided. It not only shows how to translate real life experiences into high school credits; it teaches how to create courses based on interest areas. Getting and keeping home school, high school records organized is easy using the reproducible forms provided. Teens are guided through the process step-by-step.
Homeschool Your Child for Free: More Than 1,400 Smart, Effective, and Practical Resources for Educating Your Family at Home by LauraMaery Gold and Joan M. Zielinski
LauraMaery Gold and Joan M. Zielinski offer their expert homeschooling advice and information, plus new tools and resources to help you and your child succeed. Comprehensive and clear, this book gives you access to free instructional material–from reading-readiness activities for preschoolers to science projects for teens–to help build a strong foundation that will last into adulthood. You don’t need to drain your bank account to guarantee a good education for your child. With a computer and the Internet, you have the largest library and laboratory right at your fingertips–all for free!