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  • 1. Quality of education in public schools vs. home schools
  • 2. Research Topic
    Quality of Education
    Home School
    Vs.
    Public School
  • 3. Problem
    Our problem is the
    QUALITY of EDUCATION
    In Public school vs. Home School
    Students are lacking the skills needed to:
    • Think Critically
    • 4. Generalize Information
    • 5. Adapt to new environments using information learned in school
  • Goal of Research
    Which system is better for students?
    Home School System
    Public School System
    Who do you think scored better on the ACT Test?
    Home School students 22.6
    Public School students 20.9
    Klicka, C. (2003-2010). Homeschoolers Excel in ACT College Entrance Exam. Retrieved September 28, 2010, from Home-School.com: http://www.home-school.com/news/act.html
  • 6. Research Arguments and Data
  • 7. Research Argument
    Argument
    Home School students’ achievement levels are exceptional.
    “By the time home school students are in 8th grade, they are four years ahead of their public/private school counterparts.”http://www.conservativefront.com/2004/12/03/homeschool-vs-public-school
  • 8. Research Argument
    Argument
    Home School often can receive a superior education attuned specifically to:
    • their own needs
    • 9. learning styles
    • 10. personalities
    • 11. interests
    • 12. at far less cost than public school
    http://www.homeedmag.com/INF/STRT/strt_faq.html
  • 13. Research Argument
    Argument
    Testing is under fire from many teachers and educators ,and many educational establishments are attempting to eliminate standardized testing in their schools (Groberg,2010) .
  • 14. Research Data
    Rudner, L. (1999, March 23). Scholastic Achievements and Demographic Characteristics of Home School Students in 1998. (G. V. Glass, Ed.) Retrieved from Educational Policy Analysis Archives, College of Education, Arizona State University: http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/viewFile/543/666
  • 15. What does this info mean?
  • 16. Purpose
    Refine our understanding and definition of a quality education provided by Public versus Home Schools
    Are we teaching and are students learning…
    • Critical Thinking Skills
    • 17. Adaptation
    • 18. Generalization
  • Significance
    Why?
    Are the children really learning?
    How effective will they be in the future?
    To Whom?
    Society
    Students
    Parents
    Teachers
  • 19. Significance
    Benefits of Research
    • Awareness of problematic and effective learning strategies
    • 20. Assess actual student generalization vs. memorization
    • 21. Understand and incorporate best practices for teaching
    • 22. Provide higher quality of education specific to students’ needs
  • Conclusion
    Home Schooling provides more personal education plan which concludes in a higher quality of education.
    Public Schooling provides an education based on learning to take a test instead of generalization of skills.
  • 23. References
  • 24. Bibliography
    Barohny, E., Knotek, S. E., & Heining-Boynton, A. L. (2008). Reconceptualizingthe Zone of Proximal Development: The Importance of the Third Voice. EducPsycholRev, 20 (2), 133-147.
    Chen, G. (2007, December 4). Public School vs. Private School. Retrieved September 28, 2010, from Public School Review: Elementary, Middle, and High Schools: http://www.publicschoolreview.com/articles/5
    Klicka, C. (2003-2010). Homeschoolers Excel in ACT College Entrance Exam. Retrieved September 28, 2010, from Home-School.com: http://www.home- school.com/news/act.html
    Groberg,Troy. (2010). Homeschool vs. Publicschool. The Conservative Front. Retrieved from http://www.conservativefront.com/2004/12/03/homeschool-vs-public-school/
    Homeschool Information Library. (2010 September). Home Education Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.homeedmag.com/INF/STRT/strt_faq.html
    Lindberg, J. A., Kelley, D. E., & Swick, A. M. (2005). Common-Sense Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press.
    Rudner, L. (1999, March 23). Scholastic Achievements and Demographic Characteristics of Home School Students in 1998. (G. V. Glass, Ed.) Retrieved from Educational Policy Analysis Archives, College of Education, Arizona State University: http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/viewFile/543/666

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