Author Archives: Robert Lyon

THE SEARCH FOR SCHOOL SAFETY: African American Homeschoolers

Record: Garvey Musumunu and Ama Mazama, “The Search for School Safety and the African American Homeschooling Experience.” Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education, 9, No. 2 (2014): 24-38. [Full Article] Summary: Musumunu is a professor of sociology at Montgomery County Community College, and Mazama … Continue reading

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WHY WE BLOG: Homeschooling Mothers of Gifted Children

Record: Jennifer L. Jolly and Michael S. Matthews, “Why We Blog: Homeschooling Mothers of Gifted Children” Roeper Review, 39, No. 2 (2017): 112-120. [Abstract] Summary: Jennifer L. Jolly is a senior lecturer in gifted education at the University of New South Wales, and Michael S. … Continue reading

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EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIVES: Finding Balance Between Autonomy, Support, and Accountability

Record: Kenneth V. Anthony, “Educational cooperatives and the changing nature of home education: Finding balance between autonomy, support, and accountability.” Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning, 9, No. 18 (2015): 36-63. [Full Article] Summary: Kenneth V. Anthony is an assistant professor in the Department … Continue reading

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THE EXPERIENCES OF NEW HOME EDUCATORS: Advice from Real Mothers

Record: Sarah Pannone, “The Experiences of New Home Educators” Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning, 11, No. 21 (2017): 8-28. [Abstract] Summary: Sarah Pannone is an adjunct professor of education at Liberty University. The main questions of this study are (1) How do new home … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING PARENT STRESS LEVELS: Association with the Mental and Physical Health of Their Children

Record: Lance S. Windish and David A. Wachob, “Homeschooling Parent Stress Levels and Its Association with the Mental and Physical Health of Their Children” The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society, 7, No. 3 (2017): 11-21. [Abstract] Summary: Windish is a Health and … Continue reading

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UNSCHOOLING IN HONG KONG: A Case Study

Record: Gina Riley, “Unschooling in Hong Kong: A Case Study” Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning, 10, No. 20 (2016): 1-15. [Full Article] Summary: Gina Riley is an educational psychologist and Clinical Professor of Adolescent Special Education at Hunter College. In this article … Continue reading

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UNSCHOOLING: Then and Now

Record: Kellie Rolstad and Kathleen Kesson, “Unschooling, Then and Now” Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning, 7, No. 14 (2013): 29-67. [Full Article] Summary: Kathleen Kesson was an unschooling pioneer during the early 1980s, and she is also Professor of Teaching, Learning and Leadership … Continue reading

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MUSLIM HOMESCHOOLING: The Motivations of Modern Muslim Parents

Record: Sajjida Sarwar, “What motivates 21st century Muslim parents to home-school their children?” Education Today, 63, No. 5 (2013): 25-29. [Full Article] Summary: As homeschooling grows, more Muslims are beginning to homeschool as well. However, their motivations are not well understood. Sajjida Sarwar, … Continue reading

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NCES HOMESCHOOLING DATA: First Look from 2016

Record: Meghan McQuiggan, Mahi Megra, and Sara Grady, Parent and Family Involvement in Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016, (NCES 2017-2012) (U.S. Department of Education: Washington, D.C., 2017) [Available Here] Introduction: Every four or five years, the … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING AS AN ACT OF CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION

Record: Kristan Morrison, “Homeschooling as an Act of Conscientious Objection.” Journal of Thought, Fall-Winter 2014: 33-56. [Abstract] Summary: Kristan Morrison is an Associate Professor in Radford University’s College of Education and Human Development. In this article she considers how homeschooling may be considered … Continue reading

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