TITLE

Homeschooling

PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Mothering;Mar/Apr98, Issue 87, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a national study published in 1997 by the National Home Education Institute which found out that homeschoolers score in the 80th to 87th percentile on national achievement exams. Benefits from homeschooling according to the study; Percentage of homeschoolers who go to college as compared to public school students.
ACCESSION #
293853

 

Related Articles

  • Content Delivery for a Virtual High School. Lopez, W. Joy // T H E Journal;Aug2003, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p30 

    Focuses on Visions High School Academy, a virtual project-based high school opened by Visions in Education, a charter school for home-schooled and independent-study children. Five educators who started the program; Three beliefs that guided the design of the program; Modes of instructional...

  • THE LAW OF HOME SCHOOLING IN AUSTRALIA. Lindsay, Katherine // Brigham Young University Education & Law Journal;2003, Vol. 2003 Issue 1, p83 

    Deals with the mechanisms for the regulation of home schooling in Australia. Reasons for the home schooling choices made by parents; Legal issues of home schooling; Conclusion.

  • Homeschooling for Peace. Littman, Guy // Paths of Learning;Summer2002, Issue 13, p30 

    Focuses on approaches to teaching peace to children in homeschooling programs. Impact of the 2001 terrorist bombing in New York on the daily lives of people; Ways of developing a pacifist attitude; Ensuring that children maintain their knowledge about peace during the transition from...

  • Freedom to Learn. Roversi-Deal, Nell // New Moon;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p9 

    Features several female homeschoolers and unschoolers, students who learn at home and does not follow any type of program.

  • Parent Involvement.  // Gifted Child Today;Spring2002, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p8 

    Focuses on the report 'Efforts by Public K-8 Schools to Involve Parents in Children's Education: Do School and Parents Agree?' Factors influencing parents' involvement in children's education; Importance of communicating with parents about school activities and programs; Organization of...

  • Home Schooling and Future Education in Norway. Beck, Christian W. // European Education;Summer2002, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p26 

    Discusses the educational system in Norway. Different reasons for the rapid increase in the interest in home schooling; Parent's right to determine the education of their children; Conflict between family and school.

  • When parents replace teachers: The home schooling option. Luffman, Jacqueline // Canadian Social Trends;Autumn98, Issue 50, p8 

    Focuses on home schooling in Canada. Provinces which have the most home schooling activity; Details on the regulations for home schooling; Reference to the Education Act; Finding that the majority of home schoolers are at the elementary level. INSETS: What you should know about this...

  • A journey to home-based learning. Ko, Marnie Larsen // Natural Life;Sep/Oct97, Issue 57, p12 

    Highlights a mother's reflection on the disadvantages of a regular school and the benefits of homeschooling for her three-year-old child. Time spent with children; Commitment to driving children across town every morning; Relationship with strangers; Concern about the kind of things children...

  • EDUCATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY: THE PARENTS' ROLE. Buchan, William J. // Education;Sep/Oct72, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p22 

    Examines the role of parents as full partners in the educational process. Aspects of educational accountability; Responsibility of teachers over the productivity of the students as measured by performance on standardized tests of achievement; Reasons behind the increased role of parents in the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics