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The Homeschooling Book of Lists

ISBN: 978-0-7879-9671-0
256 pages
May 2008, Jossey-Bass
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The Homeschooling Book of Lists is a comprehensive, authoritative, and user-friendly resource for homeschoolers or anyone considering teaching their child at home. Written by Michael and Mary Leppert, two experts in the field of homeschooling, this easy-to-use book is filled with information, tips, and resources that will help you give your child an outstanding education. Lists include:
  • Homeschooling support groups, both religious and non-religious
  • The top 100 homeschooling websites
  • Homeschooling FAQs
  • Who's who in homeschooling
  • The top magazines and best books for homeschoolers
  • Specific resources for each type of homeschooling: non-religious, Christian, Jewish, Catholic, Muslim, and Mormon
  • Special needs homeschooling resources
  • Recommended homeschool products and vendors for teaching: reading, language arts, math, science, spelling, geography, foreign language, P.E., and more
  • Homeschool-friendly colleges
  • Businesses with homeschool-friendly hiring practices
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Part 1 Things to Consider Before Homeschooling.

Homeschooling Is Not About Religion.

List 1.1. Reasons to Homeschool.

List 1.2. Reasons Not to Homeschool.

List 1.3. What to Expect If Your Child Is Already in School.

List 1.4. Frequently Asked Questions About Homeschooling Take-Away Points.

List 1.5. Glossary of Common Homeschooling Terms.

Part 2 Homeschooling Models and Methods.

List 2.1. Methods of Homeschooling.

List 2.2. The Charlotte Mason Method.

List 2.3. Classical Education – The Trivium.

List 2.4. Classical Education Colleges.

List 2.5. The Unschooling Method.

List 2.6. The Eclectic Style.

List 2.7. The Delayed Academic Approach.

List 2.8. The Unit Study Approach.

List 2.9. The Principle Approach – Christian.

Part 3 Subjects and Lesson Plans.

List 3.1. Language Arts and English.

List 3.2. Geography Resources.

List 3.3. History Resources.

List 3.4. Math Resources.

List 3.5. Science Resources.

List 3.6. Foreign Language Learning Resources.

List 3.7. Music Resources.

List 3.8. Art and Art History.

List 3.9. Civics Resources.

List 3.10. Free Lesson Plan and Unit Study Resources.

Part 4 Homeschooling Resources.

List 4.1. General Resources.

List 4.2. Religious or Ethnic Homeschooling Resources.

List 4.3. Curricula Types.

List 4.4. Homeschooling with Nonelectric Games.

List 4.5. Audio Learning Resources.

List 4.6. Special Needs Resources.

List 4.7. Charter Schools and Independent Study Programs (ISPs).

List 4.8. Online Schools – K–12 and High School.

List 4.9. Tutors and Tutoring.

List 4.10. Homeschool Suppliers.

List 4.11. Testing and Test Prep.

List 4.12. Homeschooling Resource Websites.

List 4.13. Websites for Miscellaneous Subjects and Information.

Part 5 Getting Your Homeschooled Student into College.

List 5.1. College Admissions Considerations for Homeschoolers.

List 5.2. Homemade Transcripts and Portfolios for College.

List 5.3. Colleges That Seek Homeschoolers.

List 5.4. Distance Learning – Correspondence and Online Colleges and Universities.

Appendix A: Homeschooling State by State.

Appendix B: Where to Go for More Information.

Appendix C: Who’s Who in Homeschooling.

Appendix D: Sample Transcript for College Admission.

Appendix E: Coupons.

Index.

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Michael and Mary Leppert are homeschooling parents and co-publishers of The Link homeschool magazine, the largest homeschooling publication in the U.S.

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