Each year, more families are making the decision to bring education back to the home front. With the time and freedom that home education brings, it is easy to do in-depth exploring on the net. This easy-to-read book shows homeschooling kids, teens, and parents how the Internet can help them in life lessons. Six chapters are devoted to: * Basic searching and Internet use * Locating places kids and teens can have fun like games and puzzles online * Educational material for use in planning lessons and writing reports * Learning how to connect with other people through chat rooms and message boards * Listing of 250 homeschooling sites * Assisting parents in all facets of home education Will be useful to homeschooling kids ages 10 to 16 and their parents as well as those families who are considering homeschooling.
Tamra Orr is a full time writer living in Portland, Oregon with her husband and four homeschooled children. She is the author of several homeschooling books, as well as a dozen nonfiction children and young adult books.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1 Learning Basics: Staying Safe and Surfing Smart Chapter 3 2 Having Fun: Playing Games and Surfing Sports Chapter 4 3 Getting Serious: Finding Facts and Learning a Lot Chapter 5 4 Making Your Acquaintance: Finding Friends and Chatting to Chums Chapter 6 5 Homeschooling Links: Connecting Kids and Talking with Teens Chapter 7 6 Helping Mom and Dad: Seeking Support and Researching Resources Chapter 8 Recommended reading Chapter 9 About the Author