College Dual-Enrollment Good Thing, New Study Finds

17 10 2007

So you’ve probably heard us talking at Snook and Snook Too, about unschooler Favorite Daughter’s dual-enrollment in college courses for the last couple of years? Apparently it’s a good thing. 🙂 Read the rest of this entry »

Stereotyping Homeschoolers Hurts, Even Justified as Counterdependence

17 10 2007

(moving up comment from racial stereotype thread)

So I was checking out the Situationist links, starting with “Your Group is Bad at Math” detailing how college women good at math are seriously undermined if they’re set up in advance by the responsibility of representing their whole “group” well against social stereotype.

It made me wonder if homeschool moms good at parenting and parent-protected education for their own kids, are undermined by feeling the similar responsibility to represent homeschooling well, against social stereotype.

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