The Complete Home Learning Sourcebook

Author: Rebecca Rupp
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 0609801090
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Lists all the resources needed to create a balanced curriculum for homeschooling--from preschool to high school level

Home Learning Year by Year

Author: Rebecca Rupp
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307565807
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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. Based on the traditional pre-K through 12th-grade structure, Home Learning Year by Year features: The integral subjects to be covered within each grade Standards for knowledge that should be acquired by your child at each level Recommended books to use as texts for every subject Guidelines for the importance of each topic: which knowledge is essential and which is best for more expansive study based on your child's personal interests Suggestions for how to sensitively approach less academic subjects, such as sex education and physical fitness From the Trade Paperback edition.

Getting Started on Home Learning

Author: Rebecca Rupp
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 9780609803431
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides information on topics such as laws, where to find resources, socialization issues, and the cost of home schooling

Homeschooling The Early Years

Author: Linda Dobson
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307809129
Format: PDF, ePub
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Discover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Young Child Young children are full of curiosity, imagination, and a sense of wonder. They're willing to try new things and possess a natural joy of discovery. Yet in a traditional school, these natural behavior traits are too often squelched. That's why more and more parents just like you are choosing to teach their children at home during these critical years—the years that lay the foundation for developing learning skills that last a lifetime. Inside, respected homeschooling author Linda Dobson shows you how homeschooling can work for you and your young child. You'll discover how to: ·Tailor homeschooling to fit your family's unique needs ·Know when your child is ready to learn to read ·Teach your child arithmetic without fear—even if you're math-challenged ·Give your child unlimited learning on a limited budget ·And much more! "Brings dazzling clarity to the otherwise nerve-wracking confusion of early learning—and the adventure of becoming fully human. Highly recommended."—John Taylor Gatto,former New York State Teacher of the Year and author of Dumbing Us Down "Provides a much-needed introduction to living and learning with young children. Open the book to any page and you'll find inspiring anecdotes and approaches to learning that leave the reader thinking, 'That just makes so much sense!' Highly recommended for anyone who lives, works, or plays with young children."—Helen Hegener, managing editor of Home Education Magazine "An information-packed delight; I only wish it had been around when our three boys were three to eight years old."—Rebecca Rupp, author of The Complete Home Learning Sourcebook "This book brings together the experience and wisdom of a great variety of homeschooling families—tied together with warm encouragement and wonderful simplification of processes that can seem so mysterious and daunting to the beginner. A very solid resource!"—Lillian Jones, homeschooling activist, writer, and reviewer From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Learning Differences Sourcebook

Author: Nancy S. Boyles
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780737300246
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents information on the causes and types of learning disabilities, discusses ways to identify them, and considers appropriate education options.

The Sourcebook for Teaching Science Grades 6 12

Author: Norman Herr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787972983
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A resource for middle and high school teachers offers activities, lesson plans, experiments, demonstrations, and games for teaching physics, chemistry, biology, and the earth and space sciences.

Learning Disabilities Sourcebook

Author: Sandra J. Judd
Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated
ISBN: 9780780812598
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides basic consumer health information about various learning disabilities, with facts about diagnosis, instructional approaches, legal and financial issues, and with coping tips. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Open Minds to Equality

Author: Nancy Schniedewind
Publisher: Rethinking Schools
ISBN: 0942961323
Format: PDF, Docs
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An educator's sourcebook of activities to help students understand and change inequalities based on race, gender, class, age, language, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability, and religion. The activities also promote respect for diversity and interpersonal equality among students, fostering a classroom that is participatory, cooperative, and democratic. Learning activities are sequencedto build awareness and understanding. First, students develop skills for building trust, communication, and collaboration. Second, they learn to recognize stereotypes and discrimination and explore their presence in people's lives and in institutions. Finally, students create changes, gaining self-confidence and experiencing collective responsibility. This book is an essential resource for teachers, leaders in professional development, and curriculum specialists.