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