ERIC Number: ED446841
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
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Happily Homeschooling Teens: Moving into the World.
This booklet is the first in a series designed to assist parents who are home-schooling their adolescent children and focuses on the socialization of home-schooled adolescents. The booklet advances the view that pivotal social experiences plus daily age-peer contact are not needed to produce socially competent individuals, that real world socialization will better prepare students for the challenges they eventually will face than will school-based socialization, and that looking at socialization as a goal may be fairly nonproductive. The articles in the booklet are: (1) "Ideas for Teen Homeschool Groups," including game days, book groups, gourmet clubs, newsletters, investment clubs, competitions, group music, classes, and physical activities; (2) "Volunteering," discussing reasons for volunteering, where to look for volunteer opportunities, working for organizations without volunteer programs, and creating a community service opportunity; (3) "Transition to the World of Work," providing ideas for researching career opportunities; and (4) "Learning to Fish: Networking," focusing on networking among home-schooling families. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Education, Extracurricular Activities, Home Programs, Home Schooling, Nontraditional Education, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Secondary Education, Service Learning, Student Volunteers
Cafi Cohen, 375 Plancha Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-4610; Tel: 805-473-4963; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ($4, plus $3 shipping and handling; California residents must add 7.25% sales tax).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
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