Trials and Successes: Effective Teaching and Learning At Home
Trials and Successes gives a homeschool mom's personal and honest account of the trials, successes, and lessons learned while home teaching her African-American sons.
Trials and Successes offers insight into the role of being a home educator, the different methods and strategies that can be used to home teach, and the advantages of parents taking complete responsibility of their children's education.
Trials and Successes answers frequently asked questions and provides truths to some homeschooling misconceptions based on the author’s 11 years of homeschooling experience and research. With its helpful resources and tips, Trials and Successes is a book for families new to homeschooling and veteran homeschooling families alike.
Stephanie Carter is passionate about homeschooling. Now in her 11th year of homeschooling, Stephanie's passion grows out of a deep desire to see children, particularly African-American boys, fulfill their life’s purpose through an education customized to each child’s interests and gifts.
Stephanie feels it's important for parents to know about educational freedom and to empower parents to take complete educational responsibility and place their child’s education into their hands. Stephanie is the wife of award-winning Gospel Artist and entrepreneur Phillip Carter and mother of two wonderful sons, Stephen and Thomas.
"Got my copy just in time! Congratulations Stephanie Carter on a very well written, easy to follow, and engaging guide on home education. It's informative and offers comprehensive steps regarding the process. A must read for anyone educating their child at home."
— Sherrell Jones Whitfield
"An extremely helpful book to parents just starting their homeschool journey or seasoned veterans. This book describes the joys and struggles of homeschooling through the eyes of a compassionate mother. It gives many resources and starting points on teaching different learners. There were times when I found myself smiling because I could relate with the struggles mentioned in the book from teaching my own children. This book is a must have for any homeschooling parent. It will provide you with the information to face the challenges of homeschooling with confidence. You can succeed in homeschooling. It is possible!"
— Kristy Wells
"This book was an excellent read. Informative and personal-Stephanie Carter opens the doors to the world of home-schooling Wide for the reader. If you’re thinking of home-schooling or just want to know more about it, especially now, this is the book for you."
— Dr. Darlene Ifill-Taylor
"Excellent read with insight to start the conversation and your thinking about accepting the responsibility for being the first teachers of your children. I loved it!"
— Rev. Maxine Lloyd Ball