Research and News

Homeschooling research and news research


MacLean's Scott Gilmore Video Game Research

Fraser Institute Report Released on Canadian Homeschooling 2015

Fraser Institute Report Executive Summary

Frasier Institute Report, 2007, "Homeschooling: From the Extreme to the Mainstream"

Gray and Riley, 2013 Online Blog Survey of 75 Grown Unschoolers

Gray and Riley, 2011 Online Blog Survey of 232 Current Unschooling Parents

Martin-Chang, 2011 Concordia University Study, Testing on 12 Unschoolers. (See Videos for in-depth analysis of the study)

Summerhill School, UK, established since 1921

Sudbury Valley Schools, Worldwide, established since 1968

2015 Statistics Canada Study - Private School Students do Better Than Public, Because of Parent Involvement, Rather than Teaching Style or Classroom Resources

2005 - UK Research Supports Homeschooling Better than school for Non-affluent Families

Homeschooling in The News-Canada


Global How To Homeschool In Alberta - July 2020

BT TV Homeschooling Myths - August 2020

Global TV What is Unschooling - August 2020

BT TV How to Homeschool - July 2020

CBC Podcast on Home-Based Learning:Expert Tips begin at 33:30 - April 2020

AHA offers Homeschooling Tips in Hello! Magazine - April 2020

QR77 Andrew Shultz and Sue Deyel "Unschooling" Podcast - Aug 2020

CBC Eyeopener Homeschooling in Alberta - May 2020

Podcast-CBC Eyeopener Homeschooling

CBC New Notification Only Option - August 2020

Calgarys Child Magazine "Responsibilities and Rights" - August 2020

CHQR Danielle Smith "Online Learning or Home Education August 2020

Podcast-Jack Spirko Unschooling - 2019

QR77 Angela Kokott "Unschooling" Podcast - Sept 2019

Global TV Unschooling in Alberta - August 2019

CTV "How to Unschool" 2019

Global TV "Tips for Managing Screen Time" November 2019

BT TV "Unschooling" 2018

Podcast-Unschooling and Self-Directed Education with Ben Green 2018

CTV TV "Unschooling" 2018

Podcast-CBC Homeschooling 2017

Global TV "How to Homeschool" 2015

Global TV "How to Homeschool" 2002

Motivational Mondays 2016

Alberta Prime Time Interview on Home Education 2016

Podcast-Homeschooling with Saralyn 2016

Podcast-Unschooling To University with Robyn Robertson 2016

CTV-Alberta Prime Time TV "What is Unschooling? Part 1" 2011

CTV-Alberta Prime Time TV "What is Unschooling? Part 2" 2011

City TV "Unschooling" 2010


2020 CBC Homeschooling Increases

2020 Global Education Alternatives

2020 MacLean's Scott Gilmore's article on Benefits of Video Gaming

2020 CTV Tips for Homeschooling August

2020 Todays Parent Magazine "5 Ways Unschooling Promotes Creativity"

2019 Todays Parent Magazine "11 Academic Benefits of Unschooling"

2019 Todays Parent Magazine "Nurturing Curiosity With Unschooling"

2018 The Globe and Mail "Unschooled Kids Learn What They Want"

2016 The Globe and Mail "Homeschooling Parents Fear an Erosion of Rights"

2016 Calgary Journal "Schools Out Forever"

2016 PDF Calgary Journal "Schools Out Forever"

2016 "9 Elephants in the Classroom that Should Unsettle Us"

2015 "How Homeschooling Breeds Broader Minds"

2015 The Star "Why One Family Practices Unschooling"

2014 Smithsonian Magazine "Unschooled Kids do Just Fine in College"

2014 The Globe and Mail "Unschooling is a Luxury for the Wealthy"

2014 Montreal Gazette "No Marks, No Classes, No School"

2011 Canadian Family Magazine "Forget Homeschooling; They'll Figure it Out Themselves"

2011 Macleans Magazine "Unschooling has its Appeal, but can it Work"

2011 National Post "The Politics of Unschooling"

2010 Globe and Mail "Schools out Forever"

2010 PDF The Globe and Mail "Schools out Forever"

2010 PDF Calgary Herald/Windsor Star "Can Kids Teach Themselves?

Homeschooling in The News-World

Homeschooling research and news

5 Reasons why Homeschooling is the Best Way to Teach Kids, by Business Insider

2018 China "Even though illegal, Chinese parents insist on homeschooling."

14 Famous Homeschoolers

2017 Australia ""

Excellent Article on How Secular and Unschooling Homeschooling is Growing"

2017 USA "Elon Musk Unschools His Children"

2017 USA Business Insider "Homeschooling Loses it's Stigma; Growing Worldwide"

2017 England - This UK Family Learns by Playing Video Games

2017 Australia, The Victoria Age "Unschooler Builds 3d Printer" - Melbourne Australia

2017 NSW Australia "Separated Mother Wins Landmark Ruling to Keep Homeschooling"

Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson, speaker of the most watched TEDTalk, "Schools Kill Creativity," speaks in Calgary

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