The Reality of Home-Based Learning
Roles of Parents, Teachers, and School Administration in Promoting Self-Directed Learning
Keywords:home-based learning, support, self-directed learning
Home-based Learning (HBL) can promote self-directed learning. However, teachers and parents must nurture and equip children with the necessary skills to be independent, self-directed learners. This article explores the challenges that students, parents, and teachers face in HBL, and examines the types of support children, parents, and teachers need to enhance the effectiveness of HBL.
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