Tag Archives: John Holt

SKIPPING SCHOOL: Homeschooling in Los Angeles, 1950-2010

Record: Dixie Dillon Lane, Skipping School: Homeschooling in Los Angeles County, 1950-2010 (Ph.D. Diss, University of Notre Dame, 2015). Summary:  Lane, who teaches history classes at Christendom College while homeschooling her three children, here presents a remarkable history of homeschooling in Los … Continue reading

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HOW TO DESIRE DIFFERENTLY: Home Education as Different, not Better, than School

Record: Harriet Pattison, “How To Desire Differently: Home Education as a Heterotopia” in Journal of Philosophy of Education 49, no. 4 (November 2015): 619-637 [Available Here] Summary: Pattison, many of whose other works have been reviewed on this blog, here offers a more philosophical … Continue reading

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SELF-EFFICACY IN UNSCHOOLING MOTHERS: Influencing and Limiting Factors

Record: Kristan Morrison, “’The Courage to Let Them Play’: Factors Influencing and Limiting Feelings of Self-Efficacy in Unschooling Mothers” in Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning 10, no. 19 (2016): 48-81. [Article] Summary: Morrison is an Associate Professor at Radford University’s College of Education and … Continue reading

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LEGITIMATE PERIPHERAL PARTICIPATION: How Commitment to Homeschooling Grows

Record: Leslie Safran, “Legitimate Peripheral Participation and Home Education” in Teaching and Teacher Education 26, no. 1 (2010): 107-112. Summary: Safran, a British researcher who has written a few other works on homeschooling and in 2008 completed her doctoral dissertation, … Continue reading

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