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Laurie Block SpigelI hope that you have explored this website and found some assistance here. If you still have questions, please Ask Laurie or contact a support group. If you want personal assistance, I offer a wide variety of consultations and tutorial sessions, by Skype or in person, designed to fit the individual needs of the parent, educator, and student. Included in each consultation is a follow-up e-mail with my recommendations.

For the New Homeschooling Family * Curriculum Consultation * Consultation on Scheduling * Teacher-training for the parent and educator
Consultation and Tutorial Rates
Assessment Consultation (in person only)
Classes and Lectures with Laurie Block Spigel

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For the New Homeschooling Family

  • Understanding the legal requirements
  • How to create and file your IHIP and quarterly reports (required paperwork in NYC)
  • Nontraditional or unschooling paperwork
  • Personal record-keeping
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Curriculum Consultation

  • Designing a curriculum to fit your child’s interests
  • Recommending resources appropriate to your child’s learning level
  • Setting attainable goals for you and your child
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Consultation on Scheduling

  • Helping your family choose priorities
  • Creating a flexible learning schedule you can modify
  • Setting up an organized system of record-keeping that works for you
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Assessment Consultation (in person only)

  • Examining your child’s portfolio of work
  • Advising you of your child’s strengths and weaknesses and how you might proceed
  • Recommending educational resources for your child's interests, strengths and weaknesses
  • Helping to write quarterly reports
  • Cosigning an assessment as a member of a peer review committee
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Teacher-training for the parent and educator

  • Understanding and applying child-led learning for your child or your students
  • Child-led learning techniques and projects for the classroom or your kids
  • Specific NYC resources for you and your students’ or child’s interests
  • How to make your daily life an educational adventure wherever you are
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Consultation & Tutorial Rates:

Please email for rates, available dates, and times.

Peer Review Committee

A peer review committee consists of two or more homeschoolers who can legally sign a year-end assessment for another homeschooler. This service is offered free in most support groups. To obtain this service, request it in midwinter; in June everyone is usually too busy.

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