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Old 12-21-2006, 11:50 PM   #16
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This article has just blown my mind and knocked my socks off!!!

A MUST read if you are even remotely interested in unschooling!!

John Taylor Gatto's Teacher of the Year award acceptance speech;
"Why Schools Don't Educate" http://www.naturalchild.org/guest/john_gatto.html


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Old 06-05-2007, 10:41 AM   #17
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Just thought I would add these magazines. Great resources for current stories and encouragement.


http://www.lifelearningmagazine.com/

http://www.homeedmag.com/


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Old 06-14-2007, 12:34 PM   #18
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JUST finished this book *phew* Homeschooling Take a Deep Breath - You Can Do This! by Terrie Lynn Bittner It was AWESOME for a person like me who doubted that she had the skills and ability to HS. I'm more fired up than ever to give it a go. TONS of practical information for HSing
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Old 06-14-2007, 03:07 PM   #19
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Hmm there's a lot missing here Here are a few others....

books:
For The Children's Sake by Macaulay (Charlotte Mason)
The Well Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer (Classical)
Homeschooling For Success (good for everyone)

Can read all the Charlotte Mason stuff online here also http://www.amblesideonline.org/CM/toc.html
Curriculum: http://www.amblesideonline.org/New.shtml


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Old 06-21-2007, 09:38 PM   #20
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What about "The Well Educated Child" by Sally and Clay Clarkson?


ETA: OOOPS!!! Make that Educating the Whole-hearted Child by the Clarksons. That's what I get for being on the boards late at night and not having a clear head.
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Old 06-27-2007, 07:30 PM   #21
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Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling Ourselves  http://www.amazon.com/Homeschooling-...2996800&sr=8-1
The Teenage Liberation Handbook  http://www.lowryhousepublishers.com/...onHandbook.htm
Real Live: Eleven Teenagers Who Don't Go to School  (This book blew me away)  http://www.lowryhousepublishers.com/RealLives.htm

Anything by the Moores  http://www.moorefoundation.com/

http://www.amazon.com/Successful-Hom...2997002&sr=1-1

http://www.amazon.com/Better-Late-Th...2&sr=1-2  (I haven't read this one yet, the library doesn't have it, but I have heard tons of great things about it)

Homeschooling for Excellence  http://www.amazon.com/Homeschooling-...2997127&sr=1-1

I learn better by teaching myself  http://www.amazon.com/Learn-Better-T...2997178&sr=1-1

The Learning Parent  http://www.thelearningparent.com/  I've only read Home Educating With Confidence but I LOVED it and I really like their website.  Plus they say they only sell products that they have used and like.

Best Homeschooling  http://www.besthomeschooling.org/

The Art of Education (another Favorite)  http://www.amazon.com/Art-Education-...2997572&sr=1-1

A Charlotte Mason Education (Not sure if this one was mentioned yet, but she provides you with resources in directions I tend to be clueless, like Music)  http://www.amazon.com/o/ASIN/1891400...pf_rd_i=507846
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Old 07-06-2007, 06:36 PM   #22
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The Little Book of Big Reasons to Homeschool

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Old 07-10-2007, 03:07 AM   #23
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"The Home School Source Book" by Donn and Jean Reed- lists and ideas and resources for learning - awesome book

Rebecca Rupp's books
"Good stuff" - learning ideas and projects - great for unschoolers or those looking for resources on a certain topic
"the complete home learning sourcebook" (similar to goodstuf but homeschool related)
"home learning year by year"
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Old 09-16-2007, 03:24 PM   #24
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I've posted this on this board and another, but I thought I'd do it here - about the 50 states. Highly recommended, even has homeschooling info in each state:

http://awesomeamerica.com
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:59 AM   #25
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I just found this one. You can search for stories by country:
http://www.storiestogrowby.com/choose.php
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Old 05-09-2008, 10:40 AM   #26
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I have so many favorites, but these are my most used:

The method we use:
http://www.enkieducation.org/html/ho...curriculum.htm
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EnkiExperience/

As a Friend, I'm finding their children's section helpful for resources in the area of faith and practice:
http://www.quakerbooks.org/

This book really sealed the deal for me on deciding to homeschool (you can read it online):
http://www.johntaylorgatto.com/underground/index.htm

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Beyond SUrvival: a guide to the abundant life homeschooling BY Diana Waring
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Old 08-11-2008, 09:55 AM   #28
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A must read book. Seriously this mom breastfeeding a babe, run after toddlers and homeschool at least 5+ of her 10 children while managing a household so can you. She also gives great scripture to help strengthen and encourage you on your journey. I seriously think its the best book I ever read. This is the story of the Wife of the Man who started HSLDA. Written by her and her daughter.

A Mom just Like You, Written by Vickie Farris and Jayme Farris Metzgar
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Old 08-20-2008, 06:57 PM   #29
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Best resources for my girls learning to read I ever bought was http://www.jollylearning.co.uk/ videos & resources and followed the method for http://www.phonicsinternational.com/ (synthetic phonics).

For a 6 year old who just did not want to read, she excelled in this program and found it a lot of fun - highly recommend it. (It made my job a lot easier).
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I like any of the books by Raymond Moore. Home Grown Kids, Better Late than Never are a couple of the titles.

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