The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide when it's Right for Your Family by L. Rivero

The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide when it's Right for Your Family

byL. Rivero

Paperback | March 26, 2008

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In this accessible and honest look at homeschooling, Lisa Rivero explores the diverse faces of homeschooled students and the ways in which it can help children with special learning needs. She corrects misconceptions through profiles of diverse families and addresses the changing and complex needs of children today. This book addresses the major questions parents are bound to have as they consider this option: socialization, curriculum, special needs arrangements, resources, and more. 

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Lisa Rivero is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Parenting for High Potential, Understanding Gifted Children, The Roeper Review, and The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Her book Creative Home Schooling won the 2003 Glyph Best Education Book Award and was named Best HomeSchool Product of the Year. She lives in Milwaukee.
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Title:The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide when it's Right for Your FamilyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:March 26, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230600689

ISBN - 13:9780230600683

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"A perfect book for parents looking for answers about homeschooling. We highly recommend." --Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, authors of The Mislabeled Child"This is a concise, easy-to-read presentation of all the challenges and concerns parents can have while deciding about The Homeschooling Option. This book will help families realize there are many more places for children to learn joyfully and effectively than either public or private schooling."--Patrick Farenga, President of Holt Associates, and co-author of Teach Your Own, The John Holt Book of Homeschooling Praise for Creative Home Schooling: "This book will at once reassure parents that they are not alone in this voyage."--David Albert, columnist, Home Education Magazine "A solid, accessible, 'user friendly' guide packed with advice, information, ideas, and insights on homeschooling especially gifted children."--Midwest Book Review