How to Make a Curriculum Based Measurement of Homeschool Students’ Proficiency
What are the most common homeschooling myths?
The National Review Online recently published a post on homeschoolers’ ability to measure their students’ abilities based on what they see as a standardized curriculum.
In this post, I will address the most commonly cited myths about homeschool students’ ability and the standards of measurement.
Homeschoolers are judged by their ability to make the right decisions about their own learning.
If they fail to do so, they will be judged harshly.
Homes are not a “supervised” environment, and homeschooled students can fail to adhere to curriculum standards, including making the right choices about what they are taught.
The standardization of homeschool curricula is a common misconception.
It is also a common misunderstanding.
Homes can and do fail to follow the standards that they are expected to adhere.
For example, the National Review article, Homeschooled Kids’ Curricula, is misleading.
In fact, the homeschools curriculum and standards have been thoroughly studied and standardized.
The homeschool industry is recognized by the National Council of Curriculums and Examiners (NCCE) as a legitimate industry.
NCCE and other organizations that regulate and evaluate homeschool programs, like the Homeschool Education Center (HEAC) and Homeschooling America, have developed standards and tests for home-schooling students to measure the students’ success and success rates.
Homes have not been standardized in this way.
NCEC’s Homeschool Curriculs (HCs) provide a benchmark for the use of curriculum based measurement.
This is because homeschool student success is measured based on outcomes in the curriculum that are used in homeschool classes.
Homes students have many opportunities to improve their performance, including, but not limited to, the following: 1.
Having the right teachers and learning styles.