Why are more and more parents opting
to home school their children these days?
Many educators consider it an "old
fashioned" and "archaic" method that's been out-paced by
teaching advances made over the last century.
However, teaching professionals do agree that one-on-one
tutoring is the most successful and effective tool for
education. This statement is substantiated by
statistics that show home-schooled students consistently
scored at or above average in virtually all subject
areas on standardized tests. Independent studies
have also shown that when parents are directly involved
in their child's education, the child is likely to excel
this is why the popularity of home schooling is enjoying
an explosive resurgence nationwide.
Now there are even great home
schooling options available at colleges. With vast
options in curriculum available online these days, you
too can captain your child's education.
Without the confines of the classroom setting and
schedule, studies can be
accomplished in much less
parent can tailor the curriculum to their child's
interests and passions
Real-life interactions and
Teach core subjects from your
Move at your child's pace and
still have time left over in the day to explore
Extended periods of time together
strengthen family relationships
Home-schooled children are more
likely to value the views of their families over the
views of their friends
Social experiences tend to be
more positively influenced
opportunity to truly mold your child's education is an
alluring possibility, but it's not for everyone.
Weigh all of the pros and cons and decide what method
would be best for you, your child and your family.
But it is important to consider home schooling a real
option for today's road to a great education.