"But What About Socialization?"
Homeschooling: Why Socialization Matters
Statistics on Public School vs. Homeschool
What About Socialization?
Homeschool Confession: I Don't Want My Boys to be "Socialized"
How I Shelter My Children
Homeschooling Benefits: Children less preoccupied with peer acceptance
The Truth about Homeschooling and Socialization
Socialization is a Bunch of Malarkey
Socializing the Sanguine Child
Smart Socialization for Homeschoolers
The Socialization Secret
Socializing the Homeschooled Child
What Is Socialization Anyway?
Solving the Socialization Dilemma
Making Friends Through Homeschooling (Without Worrying About Socialization)
Homeschooling and Socialization Revisited
Hackschooling Makes Me Happy: Logan LaPlante at TEDx
Special Ed: Factory-Like Schooling May Soon Be a Thing of the Past
The Myth of Socialization
Homeschooling and the Myth of Socialization
Homeschooler Socialization: Skills, Values, and Citizenship
Robert Kunzman takes a look at the research surrounding homeschooling and socialization by asking some fundamental questions: What does it mean to be properly socialized? Which values are important to learn, and how should that occur? What role should parents, peers, and the broader society play in the process of socialization?
Why Homeschooling is Great for Socialization
Homeschooling offers many social benefits, including exposure to a wide range of people, more time spent with adults, avoidance of bullies, and an opportunity to encounter real-life situations. If you're considering homeschooling, don't let the myths about socialization hold you back. It really is a great way to grow up.
Homeschooled Kids Are Socially Awkward - Homeschool Myth #2
The world tells us that school is the only place children can learn socialization skills and that homeschoolers are sheltering their children. But neither of those are correct. Avoidance of the public school system is not avoidance of society, and homeschooled children capitalize on all the opportunities available to them.
The Last Word on Homeschooled Children and Their Social Skills: Why and How Our Worry About These Children Needs to End
When talking about socialization, we are referring to children's ability to engage with and function effectively and productively in the world around them. Schooling can play a role, but not the powerful or always positive one so often assume. Homeschooled children are generally found to be well-adjusted and demonstrate fewer behavioral problems than their schooled peers.
Is Homeschooling Anti-Social?
Accusations fly freely about how homeschooling socially isolates students from the outside world. Meanwhile, homeschool advocates contest this claim as a myth and counter that the social scene, and social teachings, at local schools are so toxic their fumes could fuel the entire homeschool movement. Homeschooling offers freedom for students to engage more deeply and in more kinds of community than they could in a typical school. It is not fair to assume that homeschooling is detrimental to a child social development. Homeschooling is, in fact, proving to be for many families, the perfect solution to the social ills that permeate our schools.
But What About Socialization? Answering the Perpetual Home Schooling Question: A Review of the Literature
Homeschool Socialization: Providing Social Settings for Your Child
This article details some ways to foster a rich environment of social interactions that help enable healthy emotional development for our children.
Homeschool and Socialization
People are now realizing that homeschooling offers great socialization benefits. This article takes a look at what socialization actually is and how it is achieved so well by homeschooled children.
Home Schooling and the Question of Socialization
Virtually all homeschooling parents will hear the question at some point ... What about socialization? It is a puzzling question to homeschoolers, as the term itself has various meanings. This well-documented paper by Richard G. Medlin takes a look at this question and concludes that homeschooled children certainly are not isolated. In fact, they associate with and feel close to many types of people. Their socialization skills are very good and they demonstrate good self-esteem, confidence, and resiliency.
Homeschool Socialization: Myths & Realities
Socialization is often the number one concern of family, friends, and strangers. This article takes a look at the myths and realities of homeschool socialization.
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