Advantages of Homeschooling
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Top 5 Reasons Why Parents Homeschool Their Kids
Homeschooling has been on the rise in the United States over the last ten years. According to the U.S. government and education researchers, the number of students being homeschooled has doubled in the last decade. So, why do parents choose to homeschool their children? Through and anecdotal evidence, Calvert Education has put together the top five reasons why parents decide to homeschool their kids: avoiding a negative school environment, getting a higher quality education, improving social interactions, supporting a learning disabled child, and educating during family times of change.
They're Your Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate
For many people, their schooling was uncomfortable, tedious, and sometimes a waste of time and energy. This book offers the idea that the public school system is tragically flawed and that we are able to do better for our own children. Sam Sorbo, mom of three and wife of actor Kevin Sorbo, took the leap into homeschooling and found the joy and success she was seeking. Included are strategies for working parents, those who are scared to take the leap, and anyone who wants the best for their children.
The Pros and Cons of Homeschooling
Homeschooling can be the most wonderful experience of your life or it can make you want to pull out all of your hair. In most instances, it is both. How do you know if homeschooling is for you? What are the pros and cons of homeschooling?
Better Late Than Early: A New Approach to Your Child's Education
Why Do People Homeschool?
Excellent education, dedicated teachers with a great teacher-to-student ratio, education tailored to the specific child, integrated education, and better teaching materials are some the reasons that make home education the best choice for your child and your family.
Why do some people choose to homeschool their kids?
More and more American parents are choosing to educate their children at home. What accounts for this trend? Reasons include faith preferences, the individual approach to education, and a desire for a stronger family unit.
Benefits of Homeschooling
More and more children and teens than ever are learning at home. The benefits are clear. Homeschooling gives the advantage of flexibility, academic superiority, efficiency, and the many opportunities that a homeschool family can take advantage of. Education is not a one-size fits all endeavor and homeschooling allows families to learn in the way that best suits them.
The Privacy Advantages of Homeschooling
This academic paper exposes the
expansion of information gathering and dissemination via the
United States public school system and facilitates parental
choices on how best to educate their children if privacy issues are
a concern. Privacy is fundamentally the omission of outside
interference; therefore, in attempting to demonstrate the privacy
advantages of homeschooling, this work, for the most part, proves
a negative by comparatively cataloging how much privacy is
denied, or potentially denied, when students attend public
It then compares and contrasts students’ legal
requirements regarding the types of information students must
provide to government educational institutions and the
information public schools and homeschools must or may gather
or release. Finally, it examines homeschooling’s legal
foundations and regulatory issues. and postulates
challenges facing the future of homeschooling’s privacy
Homeschooling as a Mother's Right
Margaret is a homeschool veteran who explains why traditional schooling was never an option for her children. Margaret’s narrative documents the complexity of being a single Black mother and choosing to live in a low-income housing community, and not working full-time in order to fulfill her rights as a mother to do what she determined would be best for her children. Her account also demonstrates the role of faith, spirituality, and the complexity of building a curriculum to meet her children’s needs.
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Homeschooling Pros and Cons
Homeschooling is becoming more popular every day, with a growth rate of 7 to 15 percent per year. There are about two million children currently learning at home. Homeschooled kids do well on standardized tests, are welcome at colleges and universities, and as adults, have a reputation for being self-directed learners and reliable employees. To help other parents who are considering homeschooling, here is a new list of pros and cons.
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