Sunday, 11 October 2015

Physics education for the Home Schooled

The home schooling community is growing. Many parents have good reasons for not sending their kids to school- for example, when they have a chronic, serious illness:

 Missing School | Keeping Seriously Sick Kids Connected

In other cases, they may simply live too far away:
School of the Air

Home Education Association (HEA)

More controversially, some parents whose kids have Autism spectrum disorders choose to home school.

How do homeschooled kids go with learning phyiscs? For example, how could they do experiments? Is this something the AIP should be supporting? 

Let me know your thoughts.