Home Schooled Children’s Social Skills

“Research affirms that although homeschooling parents are not worried about their children’s social development, they do care about it. In fact, they are strongly committed to providing positive socialization experiences for their children.

They believe, however, that “socialization is best achieved in an age-integrated setting under the auspices of the family”, rather than in a conventional school with its “unnatural” age segregation and institutional culture.

Consequently, they make sure that their children regularly take part in a variety of social activities.”

You can read the full report here.

*Home schooling in the US refers to both home schooling and unschooling. Find out more about the home education approach and terminology here.