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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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AFRICAN AMERICAN HOMESCHOOLING PRACTICES: Empirical Evidence

Record: Ama Mazama, “African American Homeschooling Practices: Empirical Evidence.” Theory and Research in Education, 14, No. 1 (2016): 26-44. [Abstract] Summary: Mazama, one of the leading researchers on African American homeschooling, is Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Programs of the Department … Continue reading

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HOMESCHOOLERS: Religion and Race as Motivators

Record: Ama Mazama and Garvey Lundy, “African American Homeschoolers: The Force of Faith and the Reality of Race in the Homeschooling Experience” in Religion and Education 41, no. 3 (October 2014): 256-272.  [abstract here] Summary: In previous articles Mazama (of … Continue reading

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HOMESCHOOLING: A Large-Scale Study

Record: Ama Mazama and Garvey Lundy, “African American Homeschooling and the Quest for a Quality Education” in Education and Urban Society 20, no. 10 (2013): 1-22. [Abstract here] Summary:  Mazama, a professor of African American studies at Temple University, and … Continue reading

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TYPES OF SUPPORT: Homeschooling Pedagogy and Student Motivation

Record: Debra A. Bell, “Types of Home Schools and Need-Support for Achievement Motivation” (PhD Dissertation, Temple University, 2012) [Avaliable Here] Summary: Bell is a homeschooling veteran with a strong internet presence and full speaking schedule at homeschooling events.  In the … Continue reading

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