This is a list of books I’ve read over the past few years that have influenced my thinking about homeschooling. I’ve linked most of them up to Amazon so you can click over and read their descriptions as well as their reviews.
The Well-Adjusted Child: The Social Benefits of Homeschooling, by Rachel Gathercole
Catholic Education: Homeward Bound , by Kimberley Hahn and Mary Hasson
Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers, by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate M.D.
Miseducation: Preschoolers at Risk, by Dr. David Elkind
The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon, by Dr. David Elkind
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, by Susan Wise Bauer
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, by John Taylor Gatto
The Minds of Boys: Saving Our Sons From Falling Behind in School and Life, by Michael Gurian, Kathy Stevens
Inside American Education: The Decline, The Deception, The Dogmas, by Thomas Sowell
I’ve enjoyed many lectures and speeches as well. The three listed here were very influential in making our decision to homeschool:
Freedomship Education Paradigm, by Andrew Pudewa
10 Myths About Socialization, by Steve Moitozo, found on this page, near the bottom