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The call of the wild + free : reclaiming wonder in your child's education / Ainsley Arment.

Arment, Ainsley, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062916518
  • ISBN: 0062916513
  • Physical Description: 328 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco : HarperOne, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I:The mission -- The Light Went Out in His Eyes -- Reclaiming Motherhood -- The Call to Homeschooling -- Preparing for Your Journey -- Becoming Wild and Free -- Part II:The myths -- Objections to Homeschooling -- The socialization myth -- The qualification myth -- The learning myth -- The rigor myth -- The college myth -- Part III:The manner -- Discovering your homeschool style -- The influences of homeschooling -- Finding your rhythm -- Creating a family culture -- Part IV: The method -- The wild + free way -- The school of nature -- The power of story -- The pedagogy of play -- The curriculum of curiosity -- The magic of wonder.
Summary, etc.:
"Speaking to the growing national trend, The Call of the Wild and Free equips families to provide quality homeschool education, and encourages all parents and caregivers to raise kids to experience the adventure, freedom, and wonder of childhood"-- Provided by publisher.
Arment founded an online community of mothers and families who want their children to receive a quality education at home by challenging their intellectual abilities and nurturing their sense of curiosity, joy and awe-- the essence of a positive childhood. Here she shows that the homeschool approach of past generations is gone-- including the stigma of socially awkward kids, conservative clothes, and a classroom setting replicated in the home. Her program for homeschooling is focused on a love of nature, reading great books, pursuing interests and hobbies, making the entire world a classroom, and prolonging the wonder of childhood. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Home schooling.
Education > Parent participation.
Child rearing.
EDUCATION / Home Schooling.
EDUCATION / Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Education.
Child rearing.
Education > Parent participation.
Home schooling.
Home schooling.
Education.
Child rearing.
Genre: Nonfiction.