Imagine that your parent is your teacher, your siblings are your classmates, and your kitchen is your classroom. Plus, you get to study outside, choose your areas of interest, and do your classwork online. The image of home schooling is changing from detached and reclusive, to engaged and mainstream. And not all homeschooling is alike. Home school parent and producer Heather Gattucio examines very different approaches to this alternative educational regime.
Home Schools was produced by Heather Gattuccio. The Sound Engineer was Alex Gardner. Thanks to the families and staff of Kelsey Creek Home School Center, Sky Valley Education Center and Edmonds Cyber School. This program was produced with support from the US department of education, and airs as part of our series on technology in education.
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