Parenting: Home-School Socialization
It still amazes me how often this question is asked and how ignorant the homeschool stereotypes that accompany this question. How many anti-social kids and social misfits were in your public school?
Some research indicates that more than 2-million American children are home-schooled, and some statistics show that they consistently score in the top percentiles on standardized tests. But for all that academic success, some educators fear that home-schooled children miss out on an important part of the school experience: friendships with peers. We examine this issue in our Parenting Report.
When Candy Scott first started to teach her children at home, friends and acquaintances sounded the alarm. Read more…