Articles on Homeschooling

Best Homeschooling’s Early Childhood Homeschooling Articles and links
Topical articles about child-raising and education, as well as resources for parents of young children.

Best Homeschooling’s Homeschooling High School Articles and Links

Bringing your Special Needs Child Home (Article for Homeschool Association of California)
By Lenore Colacíon Hayes
www.hsc.org/snhome.html

Common Misinformation Promulgated by Public School Officials
http://californiahomeschool.net/howTo/misinfo.htm

Education Article: Socialization and the Homeschooled Student
www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Socialization/
Explains how homeschooling facilitates socialization

Effort to Restore Children’s Play Gains Momentum
www.nytimes.com/2011/01/06/garden/06play.html?_r=2

Getting Started in Homeschooling by Lisa Rivero
http://txgifted.org/files/2011/Getting_Started_in_Homeschooling.pdf

Homeschool.com
www.homeschool.com/Approaches/default.asp
Article on different ways to homeschool

Homeschool Review: Articles
Socialization Article:
http://homeschoolreview.blogspot.com/2011/03/socialization-versus-socializing.html

‘Gifted Child: Getting Started’
http://homeschoolreview.blogspot.com/2011/03/gifted-child-getting-started.html

Homeschooled Students Excel in College
www.hslda.org/docs/nche/000000/00000017.asp

Homeschooling Grows Up
www.hslda.org/research/ray2003/HomeschoolingGrowsUp.pdf
Cites research that shows that homeschoolers go on to higher learning, participate in civic and community activities, and enjoy their lives more than typically schooled adults, and are also answered overwhelmingly that they are glad they homeschooled.

How to Be a Good Unschooler by Pam Sorooshian
http://sandradodd.com/pam/howto
13 ways to be a good unschooling parent are listed and explained here in this loving advice from one who has been there.

How to Homeschool FAQ’s
http://californiahomeschool.net/howTo/faq.htm

HSLDA Article:
Homeschoolers in Ivy League Universities 
www.hslda.org/docs/nche/000002/00000234.asp

School’s Out Forever (Good Times – July 2011)
Car Schooling and Road Schooling

Studies in Educational Psychology: Home Schooling: From the Extreme to the Mainstream 2nd edition
by Patrick Basham, John Merrifield, and Claudia R. Hepburn
www.netzwerk-bildungsfreiheit.de/pdf/From_the_extreme_to_the_mainstream.pdf
Read this research paper that, despite what many people believe, demonstrates that homeschoolers may be better socialized, do better on standardized tests, and tend to do well in college, compared to their traditional public school peers.