What the Rest of Us Can Learn From Homeschooling

What the Rest of Us Can Learn From Homeschooling

How A+ Parents Can Give Their Traditionally Schooled Kids the Academic Edge

Book - 2003
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Now, traditionally schooled children can reap the same benefits as homeschooled children. This essential book for all parents and teachers offers practical ways to nurture individual growth, foster high self-esteem, and ensure academic success for every child, regardless of age, type of school, or religious background. Readers will discover what homeschoolers quickly find out--that life can be one big adventurous educational opportunity, even for kids who attend conventional schools. Inside, readers explore: • The six principles of successful learning: curiosity, fun in learning, desire for success (not fear of failure), practice (not study), applying learned material to life, and intrinsic motivation • How to put the "child" back into childhood by providing children with the opportunity to perform fun activities that enhance their abilities • Why the community is a child's best classroom, and how to take advantage of it • How to discover and honor a child's unique learning style and encourage his or her teacher to develop it • And much, much more Homeschooling is changing the face of education, and now parents and teachers can effectively use its principles and techniques to develop brighter and happier children.
Publisher: New York, NY : Three Rivers Press : 2003
ISBN: 9780761519775
0761519777
Branch Call Number: 371.042 D656w
Characteristics: 276p illus

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