Tag Archives: Sandra Martin-Chang

TYPES OF HOMESCHOOL ENVIRONMENTS: Need Support for Children’s Academic Motivation

Record: Debra A. Bell, Avi Kaplan, and S. Kenneth Thurman, “Types of Homeschool Environments and Need Support for Children’s Academic Motivation.” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2016): 330-354. [Abstract] Summary: Bell is a former teacher, best-selling author, and the founder of … Continue reading

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GROWN UNSCHOOLERS’ EVALUATIONS OF UNSCHOOLING: Report I

Record: Peter Gray and Gina Riley, “Grown Unschoolers’ Evaluations of Their Unschooling Experiences: Report I on a Survey of 75 Unschooled Adults” in Other Education: The Journal of Educational Alternatives 4, no. 2 (2015): 8-32. [Available here] Summary: Gray is a professor of psychology … 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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SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES: A Review of the Literature

Record: Joseph Murphy, “The Social and Educational Outcomes of Homeschooling” in Sociological Spectrum 34, no. 3 (April 2014), 244-272. [Abstract Here] Summary: Murphy, a professor at Vanderbilt University and author of the excellent book-length review of homeschooling scholarship Homeschooling in … Continue reading

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THE IMPACT OF SCHOOLING ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: Comparing Homeschooling and Institutional Schooling

Record: Sandra Martin-Chang, Odette N. Gould, and Reanne E. Meuse, “The Impact of Schooling on Academic Achievement: Evidence from Homeschooled and Traditionally Schooled Children.” Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science 43, no. 3 (July 2011): 195-202. Summary: The authors of this … Continue reading

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