ERIC Number: ED446843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Happily Homeschooling Teens: The Three R's.
This booklet is the third in a series designed to assist parents who are home-schooling their adolescent children and focuses on providing instruction and experiences in reading, writing, and mathematics. The articles in this booklet are: (1) "Developing a Writer's Toolkit," discussing ways to incorporate techniques used by successful writers to develop a writing toolkit for adolescents; (2) "Encouraging Reading," making suggestions for stimulating teenagers to try more diverse and challenging reading materials; (3) "Rethinking Midschool/High School Math," contrasting traditional and integrated mathematics instruction and recommending an approach integrating textbook math with hands-on and recreational math; and (4) "Ten Counter-Intuitive Math Teaching Tips for Families with Older Kids." (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Home Programs, Home Schooling, Mathematics Instruction, Nontraditional Education, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Reading Habits, Reading Materials, Secondary Education, Writing Instruction
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
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related documents, see PS 028 963-968.