To the Shore of A Child's Ocean
The Series : Homeschooling From Birth Through the High School YearsBook - 2014
In order to advance the promotion of quality in both parenting and education, continual dialogue is paramount. The To the Shore of a Child's Ocean Series is intended for those parents who long for practical advice and a glimpse of possibilities. It portrays one Canadian family's journey in the dynamic educational culture that is homeschooling. Within the pages of this series, sensible advice and practical answers are given for many questions apparent when homeschooling. For children aged from birth to nine, thorough details are provided on the following issues: -The reasons families choose to homeschool their children. -Western society and the direction it appears to be taking. -Central issues important in homeschooling. -The many philosophies inherent to homeschooling. -Useful, year by year descriptions of the challenges of homeschooling with specific recommendations provided for: o Basic supplies for a homeschooling "classroom." o Songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays. o Authors. o Fairy tales and other classic stories. o Detailed profiles for Mathematics, Wellness, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies. o Games for enhancing Language Arts and Mathematics study. o Practical advice on behavioral issues. o Descriptions of representative homeschooling days. For children aged nine and fifteen, insight is given on: -How to establish a custom-made learning plan with your child. -The evolving nature of this age group. -The many philosophies inherent to homeschooling. -Useful, year-by-year learning plan options with specific profiles on Literature, Creative Writing, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Art, Physical Education, Music and Foreign Languages. For children of high school age, details are provided on: -How your teen can establish a custom-made learning plan. -The unique demands of this age group. -Community resources accessible to homeschoolers -Creating an effective portfolio -Creating a winning admissions essay -Extensive reading lists for Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Visual and Performing Arts.
Publisher: Victoria, BC :, Artisan Pacific Publishing,, 2014.
Branch Call Number: 371.042 Man
Characteristics: xxi, 345 pages
Alternative Title: Homeschooling from birth through the high school years