Suggested Readings (Chapter 1)

Suggested Readings (Chapter 1)

Introduction to Homeschooling:

  1. "Homeschooling for Dummies" by David Colfax: Offers a comprehensive overview, making it a suitable introduction.
  1. "The Unhurried Homeschooler" by Durenda Wilson: Encourages a simple, stress-free approach, ideal for newcomers.
  1. "The Homeschooling Book of Answers: The 101 Most Important Questions Answered by Homeschooling's Most Respected Voices" edited by Linda Dobson: Addresses common introductory questions.

The Evolution of Homeschooling: Tracing its Roots and Global Perspectives

  1. "Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice" by James G. Dwyer and Shawn F. Peters: Provides a historical and philosophical overview, fitting the evolution and global perspective theme.

Brief History in the USA, UK, and India:

  1. "Homeschooling in India: A Guide for Parents" by Seema Singh: While specifically about India, it provides historical context that can contribute to understanding the evolution in different regions.

Understanding the Rise of Homeschooling in India:

  1. "The Indian Home Education Network (IHEN)": Directly relevant to the rise of homeschooling in India.
  1. "Alternatives in Education India (AEI)": Supports the theme of homeschooling's growth in India.

Why Families are Choosing this Path:

  1. "The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life" by Julie Bogart: Reflects on the personal and engaging aspects of homeschooling that attract families.
  1. "Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Education" by John Taylor Gatto: Offers critical insights into why families might opt out of traditional schooling.

The Limitations of Traditional Schooling Systems:

  1. "Free to Learn" by Peter Gray: Discusses the limitations of conventional education systems in fostering natural learning through play.
  1. "Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child's Education" by Susan Wise Bauer: Provides a critique of traditional schooling and advice for taking control of education, aligning with the theme of limitations in traditional systems.

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