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Adult Homeschoolers Speak Out: Part Four, Academic and Emotional Experiences, K-8

“Emotionally, the numbers were a little different. 65% of adults (or 28 people) said that their emotional memories were good (‘I loved it!’) or that they had no memory of how they felt (2 participants or 4%). 30% (13 participants) of adult homeschoolers said that they struggled with negative emotions concerning this time in their lives.”

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Adult Homeschoolers Speak Out: Part Two, Survey Stats and Large Families

“in my own experience, homeschooling families tend to have large families. As you can see, the range of siblings in each family is pretty dramatic (from an only child to a family of 14 children!) The average of 4 children in a family seems pretty ‘normal’ to me. Many homeschoolers talked about relationships with siblings in the surveys so that is why I included this information.”

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Visualizing “The Myth of the Unsocialized Homeschooler”

“Socialization is a component that definitely can be ignored or accidentally left out and it has openly (and wrongly) been discounted as being unimportant by many prominent homeschool leaders. Because it has been ignored and dismissed as a necessary part of many homeschool curriculums is the main reason why homeschoolers have gotten the reputation for being unsocialized in the first place.”

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