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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.
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.
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.