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Reference for Homeschooling Families
Over the past several years, our library has put a lot of effort into attracting and providing services for homeschooling families. There are many different types of homeschooling and their needs are different depending on what method they choose. While you don't have to memorize the various types, use this list as a reference when working with homeschooling families. It's certainly appropriate to ask a parent why method they are using in order to find the best type of resources for their type of teaching method.
A woman comes to the circulation desk and asks for a list of websites that provide homeschooling curricula for historic events that took place 1970s. Use your Boolean search skills to find 3 websites that meet this criteria. Cite these articles at the bottom of your list. Submit your assignment to firstname.lastname@example.org as a Word file attachment in this format.
- 1.NAME OF WEBSITE
A SHORT SUMMARY OF THE WEBSITE WRITTEN BY YOU AND NOT COPIED OFF THE "ABOUT US PAGE"
- Please list the services that would be of value to a homeschooler. List both the programs at the library and resources available on our website.
Charter Schools for Homeschoolers
Homeschooling Resources in Our Library
You will find many books in the Parenting Collection and the Adult Non-Fiction area for homeschooling famiies. Below are just a few of the resources to which you can refer patrons.
Choosing Home by
Call Number: PAR COLL J 371.042 HAR
Publication Date: 2003-11-01
Martha Kennedy Hartnett is the mother of a child with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) who made the courageous choice to homeschool. Emerging from her personal experience, Choosing Home takes you into the homes of Asperger families as they journey from survival of the playground bully to making it work at home. Hartnett's touching and insightful narrative addresses many pertinent questions raised by questions: Will I be limiting my child's emotional and social development? How will I know if my teaching is good enough? What if I can't cope? This book offers hope and encouragement to all parents interested in homeschooling.
The Everything Homeschooling Book by
Call Number: PAR COLL J 371.042 LIN
Publication Date: 2010-02-18
When you homeschool your children, you can shape their education according to your own standards, values, and ideals. But homeschooling isn't just about teaching-it's about learning together with your child. In this completely revised edition of the acclaimed classic, author and homeschooler Sherri Linsenbach provides the encouragement, inspiration, and practical know-how you need to make the experience easy, affordable, and most of all, fun!
Free Range Learning by
Call Number: PAR COLL J 371.042 WEL
Publication Date: 2010-06-01
This book presents eye-opening data about the meaning and importance of natural learning. This data -- from neurologists, child development specialists, anthropologists, educators, historians and business innovators-turns many current assumptions about school-based education upside down. The book's factual approach is balanced by quotes and stories from over 100 home-schoolers from the U.S., Canada, Germany, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Mexico, India and Singapore.
Homeschooling - The Middle Years by
Call Number: 371.042 HEN
Publication Date: 1999-09-29
From the ages of eight to twelve, children go though many changes—emotionally, intellectually, and physically. They begin to develop innate talents that will carry them though a lifetime of learning. Too often, these natural behavior traits are squelched in traditional schools. That's why more and more parents just like you are choosing to teach their eight- to twelve-year-old children at home. Inside, respected homeschooling speaker and writerShari Henryshows you how homeschooling can work for you and your child.