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
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
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?
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
First of all, I would like to start off by mentioning this post will be coming in multiple sections. This blog subject is for my Psychology of Adolescence final project so there will be a lot of information, and for those who choose to follow, it will be easier to digest the information in pieces… Continue reading Home-Schooling and Social/Emotional Development
My mother in law and I don’t get along (shocker, huh?). We’re a biracial family, my husband is Salvadorian and his mom speaks predominantly Spanish. I speak only English and my husband is completely fluent in English but struggles with Spanish, oddly enough. This language barrier is difficult and because of it, his mother and… Continue reading Mother-In-Law Woes