As I mentioned in the introduction, new homeschooling parents should learn as much about homeschooling as possible by reading many different sources. Here continues my Homeschool Glossary of books parents should read.
Homeschooling for Success: How Parents Can Create a Superior Education for Their Child by Rebecca Kochenderfer, Elizabeth Kanna, Founders Homeschool.com, and Robert T. Kiyosaki (Paperback – Aug 9, 2006)
This book was written by the experts from homeschool.com website to arm parents with the knowledge they will need to ensure their kids are well educated. This guide to homeschooling is nondenominational, so non-Christians and others will be able to absorb the information on education, and education alone. (with the exception of the final chapter) This book gives advice on homeschooling all age levels and includes college preparation and entry.
Homeschooling Handbook (Revised 2nd Edition) by Mary Griffith (Paperback – Mar 30, 1999)
This book truly holds “everything you need to know” about homeschooling. From the history of the modern homeschooling movement, to community resources, this handbook will make you secure in your decision and abilities to homeschool.
Homeschooling High School: Planning Ahead for College Admission (New and Updated) by Jeanne Gowen Dennis and Michael Farris (Paperback – April 2004)
Highschool is probably the most important time for a homeschooler, yet many homeschoolers send their kids back to school at this age. If the thought of homschoooling through highschool scares you, then read this book. Infact, read it anyway. This book is designed for Christian Homeschoolers, but it is not exclusively for Christian homeschoolers. The author of the book interviewed numerous college admissions officers, and gives you all the information you will need to get your kid into college.
Homeschooling Methods: Seasoned Advice on Learning Styles by Gena Suarez and Paul Suarez (Paperback – Feb 2006)
Considering that it is written by editors of This Old Schoolhouse, you can be secure that this book is truly written by seasoned homeschoolers. Parents will find this book current, informational and insightful.
Homeschooling More Than One Child: A Practical Guide for Families by Carren W. Joye (Paperback – Mar 14, 2005)
This book is written for new homeschoolers with more than one child as well as veteran homeschoolers who could use a few new ideas for their brood. This book is a “comprehensive collection of quick tips and long term solutions to make homeschooling more than one child a successful and rewarding experience”. This book also includes instructions for assessing each individual child.
Homeschooling on a Shoestring: A Jam-packed Guide by Melissa L. Morgan and Judith Waite Allee (Paperback – Mar 7, 2000)
This is a great book for the frugal homeschooler. Not only will it guide you through educating your children on a budget, but will also give you lots of ideas for making more money in the process.
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