In the last decade, Pearl has witnessed many homeschools replace freshness and creativity with concern over curriculum or pace. Drawing on homeschooling pioneers' stories and ideas on math, vocabulary, penmanship, science, history, foreign languages, biblical studies, music, art, learning styles, and more, this book offers tried-and-true examples that make learning fun and fulfilling. 280 pages, softcover from No Greater Joy.
Homeschooling began with energetic creativity and descended into boring, over organized drudgery. The Big Book of Homeschooling by Debi Pearl takes you back to the successful foundations of the home schooling pioneers.The Big Book of Homeschooling is the most entertaining, imaginative and helpful resource for homeschooling; bar none! It is full of creative ideas in teaching every subject you will need to cover to round out your childs education. It is a resource so fun that your children will want you to read the book out loud so they can decide on which ideas they will want to incorporate into their daily lives.To simplify your search for good reading material and free curriculums there are separate book lists for appropriate reading levels, and a list of websites that offer great curriculums. You will have at your fingertips a resource of where to find fun, wholesome homeschool freebies, book reviews, learning and teaching websites, and many other outstanding resources.And take note: This is not the wisdom from just one homeschooling mom; it is the combined wisdom of many triumphant homeschooling moms who have grown very successful kids to prove their ideas worked.What makes this book so different and interesting is: Discovering the paths of the hows, whys and wherefores from a wide variety of pioneer homeschooling moms. Their fascinating journey is exciting as well as instructive. You will be learning from the combined wisdom and genius of some of Americas greatest moms that succeeded in homeschooling their children. You will glean wisdom from them as you discover the different ways of teaching their children and how they struck gold in their efforts.
Debi Pearl was raised in Memphis, TN, in good homes, by parents who were faithful to point her to God. As a teen Debi was involved in witnessing, ministering to the sick and wounded veterans, and serving in hospitals. Debi along with her husband Michael, write on child training and family relationships. Independently, Debi has written a Help Meet series of books for both single and married women along with the Yell and Tell books which are a warning for children against sexual predators.