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A COMPARISON OF THE FUNDAMENTAL MOTOR SKILL ABILITIES OF HOME SCHOOL AND CONVENTIONAL SCHOOL…

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A review of the literature examining home school education reveals intense interest in academic outcomes and social development with no emphasis on psychomotor development.The research regarding cognitive development in home schoolers has revealed interesting results. Children who are home schooled have been reported to perform very well in academic settings. Researchers have reported that standardized test scores for home schoolers are above that of conventional school children.

Steven D. Smith Ph.D., Jilanne Bannink-Misiewicz, and Shelly Bareman, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1992, p. 1-8

 

WHAT HOME EDUCATORS NEED, WANT, AND USE FROM VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS: RESULTS FROM AND ONGOING STUDY…

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As the overall significance of home education is still yet to be realized, it might be wise to ask home school parents what resources they need and want from others (e.g., schools, government, and private enterprise) as they attempt to successfully educate their own children.

Maralee Mayberry, Brian D. Ray, and J. Gary Knowles, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1992, p. 9-20

 

POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS CHARACTERISTICS OF HOME SCHOOL PARENTS: RESULTS OF AN ONGOING STUDY IN…

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The available research does, offer useful information regarding the various subpopulations involved in the home school movement and provides the groundwork upon which other studies can be built.

Maralee Mayberry, Brian D. Ray, and J. Gary Knowles, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1992, p. 1-8

ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENTS: PROMISES AND PROBLEMS FOR HOME-BASED EDUCATION POLICY

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The past two decades have witnessed an amazing proliferation of alternative educational options. Magnet schools, single-sex schools, ethnic academies, choice programs, public, private; as a nation, we seem willing to try almost anything that will improve the woeful state of American education..

Gregory J. Cizek, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1991, p. 13-21

SOCIALIZATION OF HOME SCHOOLED CHILDREN: A SELF-CONCEPT STUDY

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Socialization is the home schooling concern most frequently mentioned by parents, educators, legislative assemblies, and judicial systems inferring that home schooled children need to be around other children in order to be socialized.

Steven W. Kelley, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1991, p. 1-12

SOCIALIZATION OF HOME SCHOOL CHILDREN VERSUS CONVENTIONAL SCHOOL CHILDREN

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The purpose of this study was to answer the question, Are home schooled children advantaged or disadvantaged in their social adaptation/self-esteem by being educated at home?.

Paul Kitchen, Vol. 7, No. 3, 1991, p. 7-13

SELF-CONCEPT OF BAPTIST CHILDREN IN THREE EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS

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Proponents of home schooling view socialization in schools as negative, and outline ways in which it is possible to provide positive socialization through home schools.

Norma S. Hedin, Vol. 7, No. 3, 1991, p. 1-5