Category Archives: Academic Achievement

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS AND HOMESCHOOLING: It Depends on the Goals

Record: Ari Neuman and Oz Guterman, “Academic achievements and homeschooling—It all depends on the goals.” Studies in Educational Evaluation, 51 (2016): 1-6. [Abstract] Summary: Neuman is senior lecturer of education at Western Galilee College, in Akko, Israel, and Guterman is a professor in the Department … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.: Directory and Performance Review (2016 Update)

Record: Gary Miron and Charisse Gulosino, Virtual Schools Report 2016: Directory and Performance Review. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center, (2016). [Available Here] Introduction: This report is the fourth in an annual series published by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC). The first report in 2013 … Continue reading

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COMPARISON BETWEEN HOMESCHOOLED AND FORMALLY SCHOOLED KINDERGARTENERS: Children’s Early Literacy, Mothers’ Beliefs, and Writing Mediation

Record: Dorit Aram, Inbal Cohen Meidan & Deborah Bergman Deitcher, “A Comparison Between Homeschooled and Formally Schooled Kindergartners: Children’s Early Literacy, Mothers’ Beliefs, and Writing Mediation.” Reading Psychology, 37, No. 7 (2016): 995-1024. [Abstract] Summary: In this article, Aram, Meidan and Deitcher … Continue reading

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FINANCIAL LITERACY: Comparison between Public School, Christian School, and Homeschooled Students

Record: Tricia Wright, “Comparing the Financial Literacy of Public School, Christian School, and Homeschooled Students” in Journal of Research on Christian Education 25, no. 1 (2016): 56-75. [Abstract] Summary: Wright is the founder of Elite Educational Services, Inc. and completed this study while in the Ed.D. program … Continue reading

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LABORATORY EXERCISE FOR TEENAGED HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS: University Begins Chemistry Program for Homeschoolers

Record: Daniel Hercules, Cameron Parrish & Daniel Whitehead, “Evaluating a College-Prep Laboratory Exercise for Teenaged Homeschool Students in a University Setting.” Journal of Chemical Education, 24, No. 3 (2016): 870-873. [Abstract] Summary: Hercules, Parrish, and Whitehead from Clemson University organized a half-day laboratory … Continue reading

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GROWN UNSCHOOLERS’ EVALUATIONS OF UNSCHOOLING: Report II

Record: Peter Gray and Gina Riley, “Grown Unschoolers’ Evaluations of Their Unschooling Experiences: Report II on a Survey of 75 Unschooled Adults” in Other Education: The Journal of Educational Alternatives 4, no. 2 (2015): 33-53. [Available here] Summary: Gray is a professor of psychology … Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT FIVE: Religion

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, “A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Five” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (1 April 2015). [Available Here] Summary: This post reviews the fifth installment of HARO’s survey of … Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT THREE: Academics and Extracurriculars

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, “A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Three” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (1 April 2015). [Available Here] Summary: This post reviews the third installment of HARO’s survey of … Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT TWO: Demographics

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, “A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschooling Movement, Installment Two” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (1 February 2015). [Available Here] Summary: This post reviews the second installment of HARO’s survey … Continue reading

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HOME SCHOOLING IN CANADA: A Fraser Institute Report

Record: Deani Neven Van Pelt, “Home Schooling in Canada: The Current Picture–2015 Edition.”  Barbara Mitchell Center for Improvement in Education (June 2015).  [Available Here] Summary: Van Pelt, who has published occasional studies of home education since 2003, is director of … Continue reading

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