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ERIC Number: ED446846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Happily Homeschooling Teens: Encouragement.
Cohen, Cafi
This booklet is the sixth in a series designed to assist parents who are home-schooling their adolescent children and focuses on ways to provide encouragement to home-schooled teenagers. The articles in this booklet are: (1) "First Year Surprises," presenting one home-schooling family's experiences during the first year related to the nature of success, the flexibility of home education, and the radical change in lifestyle associated with home-schooling; (2) "Decompression FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)," concerning the adjustment period during which parents and children "detoxify" from the deleterious effects of full-time institutional education and how parents and teenagers can ease the adjustment; (3) "Dealing with Doubts," providing suggestions for parents to reduce their anxiety about home-schooling; (4) "'But I Want to Go to School!'," discussing ways to evaluate the educational options for teenagers who wish to return to public school; and (5) "Ten Reasons to Homeschool through High School," including providing a head start on college, travel opportunities, work experience, improving family closeness, reducing peer pressure, and providing an opportunity to enjoy learning. (KB)
Cafi Cohen, 375 Plancha Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420- 4610; Tel: 805-473-4963; e-mail: cfcohen@pacbell.net ($4, plus $3 shipping and handling; California residents must add 7.25% sales tax).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Note: For related documents, see PS 028 963-967.