Articles for the ‘Homeschool Articles’ Category

Homeschool Statistics

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Institute of Education Sciences (IES) provides homeschool statistics on homeschooled students, as well as other educational matters. How Many Students Are Homeschooled in the United States? According to NCES homeschool statistics, there were about 1.5 million homeschooled students in 2007, the most […]

Online Homeschooling

Online Homeschooling can refer to two different types of homeschooling, both having reference to using the Internet with homeschooling.  This article covers information on online homeschooling through streaming video, software applications, interactive classes, or a combination of these. Types of Online Homeschooling One of the most important distinctions in the types of online homeschooling that […]

Future of Homeschooling

There was a recent “Letter From the Editor” article in the September 2009 issue of Fast Company magazine.  The author, Robert Safian, makes the point that the future of the college campus may be changing if we could get progressive thinkers and people willing to break out of the traditional college campus way of thinking.  […]

Getting Started Homeschooling

It’s the beginning of yet another school year.   Many parents are reconsidering their education options for their children.  Some parents just get a feeling that a change may be in the best interest of the student or the family as a whole.  Some students struggled through the last year in school and possibly even summer […]

Homeschooling Teens

With the growing popularity in homeschool and the cooperation between schools and parents there are many options available for teens.  A decade ago a homeschooled teen had to miss out on school dances, band, sports, driver’s education and more.  This is no longer the case.  The options are endless depending on your local school district.  […]

Christian Homeschooling

Statistically it is proven that many homeschool families choose this form of education based on their religious beliefs and most of those are Christians.  There are many pros to this but also some cons that we will cover here. Pros: Parents can instill their value systems and religious beliefs while covering all topics.  For example […]

Homeschool Methods

Box Curriculums:  Many private and some public schools offer a “box curriculum”.  You simply order the components that you want your child to have and it comes to your door.  Most of these types of curriculum have very high standards and all that we have researched will no doubt meet your state requirements for education […]

Homeschool Statistics

The following are statistics from the U.S. Department of Education in 2003.  As more current data becomes available we will add it to this page. The definition of “homeschooled” here is for children who spent less than 25 hours per week at a typical school. In 2003 there were almost 1.1 million homeschooled children.  This […]