ERIC Number: ED395358
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
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Still Teaching Ourselves.
This book is the sequel to "I Learn Better By Teaching Myself," which argued that parents need to follow their personal parenting instincts and to trust that their students know what is best for themselves. Chapter 1 describes how the author's family became involved in home schooling. The second chapter describes how they set standards in the form of goals and how they decided the course of study. Activities and resources that proved successful are described in the third chapter. The benefits of forming a support group with other families are outlined in the fourth chapter. Chapter 5 offers suggestions for balancing schedules. The final three chapters describe each of the author's children and their transition into high school, college, and the work place. Contains a list of resources and an appendix. The appendix contains samples of quarterly performance reports. (LMI)
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Home Schooling, Independent Study, Learner Controlled Instruction, Nontraditional Education, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Student Developed Materials
Home Education Press, P.O. Box 1083, Tonasket, WA 98855 ($10.75 plus $2.50 book-rate postage and handling or $3.50 priority mail).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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