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Homeschooling is a progressive movement around the world where parents educate their own children at home.
The homeschooling movement began in the 1970s when resea...
For the majority of parents who homeschool, the only prerequisite is the desire and dedication to take on the education of their children.
Author John Holt pointed out that the most important thing parents need to homeschool their children is "to like them, enjoy their company, their physical presence, their energy, foolishness, and passion."
Creativity can be defined as having the ability to take new imaginative ideas and turning it into reality.
When the natural love of curiosity is not allowed to blo...
Research was conducted to test the creativity in children over a period of twenty years. The results showed the proportion of people who scored at the genius level of creativity:
Amongst 5-year-olds: 98%
Amongst 10-year-olds: 30%
Amongst 15-year-olds: 12%
The same tests were given to 280,000 adults who averaged 31-years-old. Their creativity levels were down to 2%.
Most of our public schools still run on an industrial model - like a factory, where children are put into boxes according to age and ability.
This process of schooling follows the framework of historical education processes and procedures, such as standardized tests, and learning from a one-size-fits-all curriculum. It is closing the doors on passion, imagination, discovery, and problem-solving, leaving little room for creativity.
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