The Homeschooling Option (Paperback)

How to Decide When It's Right for Your Family

By L. Rivero

Palgrave MacMillan, 9780230600683, 225pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2008

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Correcting misconceptions through profiles of diverse families, Rivero uncovers the changing and complex needs of children today. This book addresses the major questions parents are bound to have as they consider the homeschooling option: socialization, curriculum, special needs arrangements, resources, and more.

About the Author

LISA RIVERO is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Parenting for High Potential, Understanding Gifted Children, The Roeper Review, and The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Her book Creative Home Schooling won the 2003 Glyph Best Education Book Award and was named Best HomeSchool Product of the Year. She lives in Milwaukee, USA.

Praise For The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It's Right for Your Family

"A perfect book for parents looking for answers about homeschooling. We highly recommend." --Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, authors of The Mislabeled Child

"This is a concise, easy-to-read presentation of all the challenges and concerns parents can have while deciding about The Homeschooling Option. This book will help families realize there are many more places for children to learn joyfully and effectively than either public or private schooling."--Patrick Farenga, President of Holt Associates, and co-author of Teach Your Own, The John Holt Book of Homeschooling

Praise for Creative Home Schooling: "This book will at once reassure parents that they are not alone in this voyage."--David Albert, columnist, Home Education Magazine "A solid, accessible, 'user friendly' guide packed with advice, information, ideas, and insights on homeschooling especially gifted children."--Midwest Book Review