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The Myth of Remand

the myth of remanding homeschool students to a classroom

Myth: Requiring a homeschool child who scores low on a standardized test to go back to a classroom for his education will improve his learning. (Putting them back in the classroom is "remanding."

What is best for homeschool children who are scoring on the low end of the scale on achievement tests? Is it the one-on-one tutorial method of homeschooling? Or is it remanding them to a classroom, i.e., requiring them to go to a classroom for their education? What do statistics show?

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178 comments | Posted by Dorothy Karman on Apr 16, 2015 at 5:06 PM | Categories: Freedoms -

A Day to Hang Your Hat On

children at a pond #homeschooldowntime

"I love school breaks.  How good it is to set aside our pencils and books and just practice 'being' together. "

Read more as Christine shares the value of "putting aside the schedule for a time."

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96 comments | Posted by Christine Bullock on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:52 PM | Categories: Family life - Homeschooling -