Category Archives: Parental Motivation

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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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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SOCIALIZATION, ACCULTURATION AND INDIVIDUALIZATION: Occurrence in Home Education

Record: Oz Guterman and Ari Neuman, “What are we educating towards? Socialization, acculturization, and individualization as reflected in home education.” Educational Studies, 43, No. 3 (2017): 265-281. [Abstract] Summary: Neuman is senior lecturer of education at Western Galilee College, in Akko, Israel, and Guterman is a professor … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING CHOICE IN ISRAEL: Influencing Factors

Record: Oz Guterman and Ari Neuman, “Different reasons for one significant choice: Factors influencing homeschooling choice in Israel.” International Review of Education, 63, No. 4 (2017): 303-318. [Abstract] Summary: Neuman is senior lecturer of education at Western Galilee College, in Akko, Israel, and Guterman is a professor in … Continue reading

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HYBRID HOMESCHOOLS: Why Parents Choose Them

Record: Eric Wearne, “A Descriptive Survey of Why Parents Choose Hybrid Homeschools.” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2016): 364-380. [Abstract / Modified Version Available Here] Summary: Eric Wearne is Assistant Professor of Education at Georgia Gwinnett College. In this article he investigates … Continue reading

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NCES HOMESCHOOLING DATA: 2012 Complete Report

Record: Jeremy Redford, Danielle Battle, Stacey Bielick, and Sarah Grady, Homeschooling in the United States: 2012, (NCES 2016-096) (U.S. Department of Education: Washington, D.C., 2016) [Available Here] Introduction: Every four or five years, the National Household Education Survey developed by the National Center … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING IN CHINESE MAINLAND: Parents’ Perspectives

Record: Junya Zhao and Mastura Badzis, “Parents’ Perspectives on Homeschooling in Chinese Mainland” in International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research 78 (2014): 17-21. [Article] Summary: Junya Zhao and Mastura Badzis are from the Institute of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia. In this article they describe the … Continue reading

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