Rothermel, Paula

International Perspectives on Home Education

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Paula Rothermel

Part I. Home Education: The Learning Process

2. Home Educating Parents: Martyrs or Pathmakers?
Leslie Safran Barson

3. Reflections on Australian Home Education Research and Vygotskian Learning Theory
Glenda Jackson

4. Parental and Children’s Views on Mathematical Learning within the Home Environment
Noraisha Yusof

5. The Informal Acquisition and Development of Literacy
Alan Thomas, Harriet Pattison

6. How Are New Technologies Impacting Elective Home Learners?
Andrew McAvoy

Part II. Home Education: Tensions and Criticisms

7. Home Education and Social Integration
Christian W. Beck

8. A Case of Mistaken Identity: Perspectives of Home Educators and State Officials in England and Wales, and Florida, USA
Samantha Eddis

9. Validity of High Stakes Standardized Test Requirements for Homeschoolers: A Psychometric Analysis
Nicky Hardenbergh

10. Does Home Education ‘Work’? Challenging the Assumptions behind the Home Education Movement
Christopher Lubienski, T. Jameson Brewer

Part III. Political Conflict

11. Home Education versus Compulsory Schooling in Germany: The Contribution of Robert K. Merton’s Typology of Adaptation to an Understanding of the Movement and the Debate About its Legitimacy
Thomas Spiegler

12. Home Education: A Human Right?
Daniel Monk

13. Home Education and the European Convention on Human Rights
Joke Sperling

14. Home Education: A Desperately Dangerous Notion?
Paula Rothermel

Part IV. Home Education: Lifestyle and Choice

15. Homeschooling — The Choice and the Consequences
Ari Neuman, Aharon Aviram

16. Reflections and Comparative Assessments on Home Education in Three Colombian Families
Erwin Fabián García López

Part V. Home Education: Models: War, Poverty and Necessity

17. Home-Based Schools: Increasing the Access of Education to Afghan Girls and Women
Ulrike Hanemann

18. Minimally Invasive Education: Pedagogy for Development in a Connected World
Sugata Mitra

19. Black Homeschoolers: Nowhere Left to Go
Cheryl Fields-Smith

20. Education as God Wants It: Gender, Labour and Home Schooling
Michael W. Apple

Part VI. Home Education: Cultural and Intercultural Relations

21. Carnival of Blogs: An Example of Facilitating Intercultural Relations in Hispanic Home Education
Madalen Goiria

22. Homeschooling and the Intercultural World in Which I Live
Carlo Ricci

Keywords: Education, Educational Psychology, Learning & Instruction, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Administration, Organization and Leadership

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347 pages
Upbringing, Education
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