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Growing Without Schooling Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 421,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
After years of working to change schools from within, author/teacher John Holt founded Growing Without Schooling magazine (1977–2001) to support self-directed education and learning outside of school. Each issue is a lively exchange among readers and Holt, packed with useful advice. This is the first volume in the complete collection, covering 1977 to 1981.
The Secular Homeschooler: A Nonreligious Guide for Helping Kids Build Competence, Independence and Ethics Outside of a School Environment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation
This hands-on guide offers out-of-the-padded-box strategies that target deep, lasting knowledge and life skills. Though designed especially for the free-thinking, secular homeschooler, it will be useful to all parents seeking to foster their children's independent thought and self-government. By merging daily life experience with academics, you'll help your kids flourish in today's complex world.
Uncommon Core
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
While government legislation surrounding Common Core, high-stakes standardized testing and teacher evaluations based on student performance on those tests have combined to create a perfect storm that hurts students and teachers alike, there is still one resource that can help heal the breach. That resource is parental involvement in their child’s education.