Questions and Comments About Homeschooling
AN A to Z ARTICLE
An upset educator wrote me today. Her questions may be some you also have, so I thought I’d put them up online.
“Am I Really Qualified to Teach My Own Children?” Some Thoughts on This Common and Provocative Question
Would that homeschooling parents had a dollar for each time that they asked themselves or have been asked by others why they think they are qualified to teach their own. By Richard J. Prystowsky.
Canadian Homeschool Resource FAQ
Questions about homeschooling from a Canadian point of view. Answers lots of legal questions for Canadians.
Catholic Homeschooling FAQs
There are many times, of course, when those who are investigating homeschooling as a viable alternative for their children, want to know “Just what is Catholic Homeschooling?” and “Why should I homeschool?” From Our Lady of the Rosary School.
A Conversation with John Holt (1980)
What is your philosophy of learning?
Basically that the human animal is a learning animal; we like to learn; we need to learn; we are good at it; we don’t need to be shown how or made to do it. made to do it. What kills the processes are the people interfering with it or trying to regulate it or control it.
Some answers to common questions people have about homeschooling. From Homeschooling Research & Scholarship.
Homeschooling, A Piece of Cake
Homeschooling parents, especially those just getting started, frequently ask a very simple and seemingly innocent question. Just what is the best way to homeschool?
Homeschooling SAQ (Seldom Asked Questions)
If I homeschool, will I have to wear Birkenstocks? If I homeschool, will I have to raise goats and chickens? Will I have to bake my own bread and sew all of our own clothes? by Rebecca Prewett.
How to Homeschool FAQs
It would be a rare parent (or teacher!) who could teach every subject. Most parents are facilitators, helping the child to find the resources necessary for learning. There are many creative ways to tackle unfamiliar or difficult subjects. From CHN.
Miles O’Neal’s Homeschool FAQs
Texas homeschooler reassures new homeschoolers about socialization and other concerns.
Nabrit Family Adventure FAQ
This early, fact gathering phase placed us in the roles of PacMom and PacDad foraging our way into a homeschooling information subculture and consuming bits and pieces of knowledge along the way.
They Don’t Have to Go
A certain number of parents and kids have come to feel that contact with inspiring and enlightening people can be achieved without kids having to put up with all the rest of it; that school is, in short, unnecessary. By Diana Sandberg.
What New Homeschoolers Want To Know
While some answers specific to Oregonians, much of the advice is general. Provided by OHEN.