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Home-Schooling and Social/Educational Development –Part 5: Conclusions

  So, after reviewing three different research articles in regards to schooling, it does appear that there is no harm in home-schooling if it is done correctly.  In the first research article post, we heard from college admission agents that home-schooled students are “being academically and socially prepared to handle the rigors of college life… Continue reading Home-Schooling and Social/Educational Development –Part 5: Conclusions

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Home-Schooling and Social/Emotional Development — Part 4: Class Size and Student Outcomes

Welcome to my third and final research-based post where I am trying to decide if home-schooling is right for me family!  In this last study, we are focusing on class sizes and whether or not that has an influence on the outcomes of the students.  Most of us can probably already assume from personal experience that… Continue reading Home-Schooling and Social/Emotional Development — Part 4: Class Size and Student Outcomes

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Home-Schooling and Social/Emotional Development — Part 3: How Many Teachers Does It Take To Support a Student?

Welcome to part 3 of this blog series where I am researching different aspects of home-schooling and whether or not it is a beneficial alternative to traditional schoolings, such as public schooling.  This post is based off a study of students in high-performing high schools where many students are very actively involved in many extracurricular… Continue reading Home-Schooling and Social/Emotional Development — Part 3: How Many Teachers Does It Take To Support a Student?

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Home-Schooling and Social/Emotional Development — Part 2: The Social and Educational Outcomes of Home-Schooling

This first educational blog post is specifically about the social and educational outcomes of home-schooling.  It is so important to research home-schooling and the possible outcomes “because it is the most robust form of educational reform in the United States today.” (Murphy 2014)  The growth of home-schooling in the United States is astonishing!  It is estimated… Continue reading Home-Schooling and Social/Emotional Development — Part 2: The Social and Educational Outcomes of Home-Schooling