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Homeschooling Myths

18 Ridiculously Successful Home-School Alums

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.23.2013 | Parents

These days there is debate about the best forum for children to receive quality education: public schools, charter schools, private schools, school vo...

The True Story of Homeschooling

Elena Kervitsky | Posted 09.22.2012 | Teen
Elena Kervitsky

When someone mentions homeschooling, do you think of someone who is socially awkward or really nerdy? If so, you have the WRONG impression of homeschoolers.

Stop Racing! Start Living! (It Works!)

Kenneth Danford | Posted 07.01.2012 | Education
Kenneth Danford

I realized that the stereotypes and fears I had as a teacher about homeschoolers were all wrong. These teens are informed, well-socialized, involved in their communities, and all-around mature beyond their years.

Unschooling Shouldn't Be Child-Centered

Pamela J. Stubbart | Posted 05.20.2012 | Education
Pamela J. Stubbart

Advocates of unschooling and critics alike seem to understand the practice as a radically "child-centered" form of education. However, this distorts the vision of unschooling's intellectual father.

The Moral Status of Homeschooling and Public Schooling Motivations

Pamela J. Stubbart | Posted 04.30.2012 | Education
Pamela J. Stubbart

Just as there are a plurality of reasons why a family may choose homeschooling, so too there are a plurality of reasons why a family may choose public schooling.

Being Homeschooled Made Me Normal

Kate Fridkis | Posted 04.02.2012 | Education
Kate Fridkis

I was homeschooled. I'm 25 now. People often assume that I must be really different from everyone else because of this. Sometimes, I assume that, too....

I Am Not for Homeschooling, I Am It

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.01.2011 | Education
Kate Fridkis

Thinking differently from most people about school is just part of my identity. How could I not? I grew up without school. My reality is different.

Joy Behar, I Have a Question For You: When Will the Left Finally Get it On Home Education?

Christine Escobar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Escobar

I have to tell you, I think you're way out of line, saying that homeschooled kids are "demented" and that homeschooled kids are "afraid of other children."