If a major parental motivation for home educating children is to address their unique individual needs (Lines, 1987; Van Galen, 1987), then one important measure of whether or not those needs have been met is home schooled children's perceptions of their educational experience. It is for this reason that this study investigates the effect of parents' motivations for home schooling on children's perceptions of their home schooling experience. .
Don C. Adams, Ph.D. and Shannon R. Purdy, M.Ed., Volume 12, No. 3, 1996, p. 1-8
I have been asked to address the contention that a separation of school and state will result in the strengthening of families and the improvement of parenthood..
Alan Carlson, Ph.D., Volume 12, No. 2, 1996, p. 1-5
By teaching their children at home, home schooling parents would seem to have the opportunity to develop a learning environment in which creativity could be encouraged. Indeed, these parents often cite an unstructured atmosphere, a flexible curriculum, and activities based on the child’s interests as particular advantages of home schooling (Mayberry, 1993)..
Richard G. Medlin, Ph.D., Volume 12, No. 1, 1996, p. 7-13
It is clear that researchers, as well as parents, have been very interested in their home schooled children's total development—academic (cognitive), social and emotional (affective), and spiritual. However, one very important part of the whole development model that needs further examination is the physical..
Dale DeVoe, Ph.D., Cathy Kennedy, Ph.D., and Crystal A. Lloyd, M.S., Volume 12, No. 1, 1996, p. 1-6