Friday, June 12, 2009

Field Guide to Homeschoolers

The 180th Carnival of Homeschooling consulted the "Field Guide to Homeschoolers" in an 'attempt to describe this fascinating specimen of educational freedom and gain a greater understanding of its habits, habitat and daily life.'

It begins...

"The homeschooler, elusive and quick, is one of the most difficult creatures to study. They do not survive well in captivity, and field studies to date have focused on small, easily observable populations..."

This exceptionally clever essay on home educators is a MUST READ for anyone remotely interested in this growing phenomenon!