Book Review: Answers for Homeschooling

The following is a review of Answers for Homeschooling from Master Books

Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask by Isreal Wayne gives answers to even the questions we wish that we didn't have to answer. This 192 page book is available as paperback or as an e-book. 

The book is written in an easy to read conversational style. It answers questions of critics as well as questions of families who are contemplating homeschooling. "What if I don't have enough patience?" 

The author describes homeschooling as "parenting with academics." He also shares how it is also a part of God's plan to reach our hearts. 

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. Is Homeschooling Legal?
  • 2. Are You Qualified to Teach Your Child?
  • 3. How Can You Afford to Homeschool?
  • 4. Is That How It’s Done in Public School?
  • 5. What about Accountability?
  • 6. What about Socialization?
  • 7. Isn’t Sheltering a Child Harmful?
  • 8. What about Being Salt and Light in Public School?
  • 9. Is Homeschooling Elitist?
  • 10. Will Homeschoolers Be Good Citizens?
  • 11. What If I Don’t Have Enough Patience?
  • 12. What Does Dad Do in Homeschooling?
  • 13. Can Every Family Homeschool?
  • 14. Are You Cut Out for This?
  • 15. Won’t I Be Wasting My Own Education?
  • 16. What about Public School at Home?
  • 17. What about Vouchers for Homeschoolers?
  • 18. How Can You Teach Multiple Grades?
  • 19. What about Special Needs Education?
  • 20. What about Extracurricular Activities?
  • 21. What about High School?
  • 22. What about College?
  • 23. How Can You Find Time for Everything?
  • 24. Do You Know What Causes That?
  • 25. How Should I Respond to Opposition? 

The chapter "Is homeschooling legal?" describes legal battles both in the early days of modern homeschooling and currently. As the book continues, finances, peers, curriculum and methods of teaching, public school, and much more are covered through these 25 questions. 

The answers and commentary provided in this book provide encouragement about homeschooling. 

Disclaimer: I received a free digital download of this book in exchange for my honest review. 

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