Home Schooled Teens Outperform Peers in College

Among the many benefits of home schooling is the lack of the burnout that plagues a fair number of traditionally schooled kids. Home schooled kids are often allowed to follow their own interests and learn skills that support those interests, instead of learning skills for the sake of learning skills. They have been allowed to learn “in the field” or in their pjs on the couch, instead of being dragged out of bed every morning to sit inside classrooms all day. This U.S. News and World Report article¬†indicates that there are extended benefits to not being regimented and confined.

About Kristen Chevrier

Kristen Chevrier is married to Brian Chevrier. They are the parents of five awesome children. Kristen began researching home schooling twenty-two years ago, when her first child was six months old, and fell in love with the idea. Kristen received her MA in English from Brigham Young University. She has taught Freshman English at BYU and has taught Theater, History, English Literature and Composition for private schools and groups of home schooled teens. Most of all she enjoys being with her family. She is very comfortable with home schooling, but blogging is a new adventure.
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