December 1, 2015

“The Holidays”

The word “holiday” universally means a day in which an event is commemorated, a day when the usual is suspended for rest or celebration.  Reasons to […]
December 1, 2015

Student Differences

I don’t believe I have ever met two people who were exactly alike.   People may be similar in many ways, but not identical.  If everyone is […]
November 2, 2015

What Research Indicates When comparing Home Schooling (HS) vs. Traditional Schooling (TS)

I’m guessing that most  parents who are Home Schooling (HS) their children have wondered what research says about how home schooling stacks up against traditional classroom […]
November 2, 2015

A Season of Appreciation

As we approach the month of November and everything that goes along with it, we’d like to take a moment and express our appreciation for each […]
October 1, 2015

Who’s Who in Home Schooling and Why?

Most parents and students decide to home school for more than one reason.  Among those commonly cited are: Customized learning environment, Can accomplish more academically than […]
October 1, 2015

Common Core

There has been much talk about the Common Core over the last few years, and especially this last school year as schools across the Nation began […]
September 1, 2015

Back to School in the Media

When we hear the phrase “Back to School” at Parent-Driven Schools, it conjures up all kinds of visuals. Visuals of schedules changing and back to school […]
September 1, 2015

Fun Facts on the Growth of Home Schooling

Many home schooling families feel like they are alone in their choice to home school their children, but the reality is that they are in the […]
July 23, 2015

What are “Parent-Driven Schools”?

A typical school has students, teachers, administrators, Common Core standards, state assessments, and educational practices. Learning is taking place in the classrooms and the teachers and […]
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