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Homeschooler's Guide to the Galaxy

by Julie Shepherd Knapp, copyright 2006

Homeschooling isn't a new idea.
.. not long ago, most children were educated at home by their
parents.  But modern-day homeschooling is definitely a "new and improved" version of a home
education.  Hundreds of books have been written about home-based education.  There are thousands
of commercial products available to make homeschooling easier and more interesting.  Well-equipped
public libraries and the general availability of the Internet combine to provide seemingly unlimited
educational options and resources.  Communities, colleges, museums, and local businesses have
begun catering to the homeschool population, providing wonderful opportunities to families and groups
of homeschoolers.  

Having a lot of options, however, doesn't help you decide what to do.  It is very easy to become
overwhelmed by the options and confused by the choices.  But please...

                                    Don't Panic

Just remember, Rome wasn't built in a day... and not many homeschoolers have everything all in order
when they first start out.  The Homeschooler's Guide to the Galaxy is a good place to begin your
research and start finding answers to your homeschool questions.

There are three sections to
Homeschooler's Guide to the Galaxy:  

Homeschooling Basics  --
for those just starting out or just curious about homeschooling

The Click-O-Matic Guide to Choosing a Homeschool Approach --
a quiz to help you discover homeschool approaches and materials that might meet your needs, based
on your child's preferences and personality, and your concerns as a homeschooling parent

The Guide to Homeschool Approaches and Curriculum  --
a summary of many of the most popular homeschool approaches and methods, with reviews of some
popular curriculum choices for each.

Just click on any topic below and be transported to that section:

Homeschooler's Guide to the Galaxy:
Homeschooling Basics
The Click-O-Matic Guide
The Guide to Homeschool Approaches and Curriculum
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