ERIC Number: ED415947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Growing without Schooling, 1996.
Sheffer, Susannah, Ed.
Growing Without Schooling, Feb 1996-Dec 1996
These five issues provide news and support to parents who home school their children. Each issue contains news items and a substantial resource section which provides book evaluations, directory additions, resource lists, resource persons in the fields of law, psychology, and school districts, pen-pals, and advertisements. The February/March 1996 issue reports on support for mothers under stress, overcoming the fear of math, homeschooling abroad, alternatives to college, and questioning compulsory attendance. The April/May 1996 issue reports on exploring mathematics, homeschoolers as teachers, collaboration between kids and adults, how adults learn, and more support for stressed mothers. The June/July 1996 issue reports on finding teachers, reading, music, family meetings, mothers after homeschooling, and explaining homeschooling to others. The September/October 1996 issue reports on how kids handle homeschooling worries, art apprenticeships in puppetry and cartooning, writing clubs, homeschooling's effect on marriage, working with the school board, and teen gatherings. The November/December 1996 issue reports on why fathers may resist homeschooling, children's different learning styles, homeschooling in South Africa, involving children in work, and learning exchanges. (SD)
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Methods, Home Schooling, Learning Strategies, Mothers, Nonformal Education, Nontraditional Education, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, School Attendance Legislation, School Choice
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