by Alan Thomas - £18.99 Continuum (1998)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780826452054 | ISBN 10: 0826452051
The number of children being educated at home is rapidly growing. This book is a systematic study into how parents actually go about teaching their children at home, based on the experiences of 100 families. It assesses parents' motives and the ways in which they adapt conventional methods of education and learning, challenging basic assumptions about the nature of children's learning. Its conclusions include the consequences of informal learning for literacy and socialisaton.
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