Homeschooling was once thought of as crazy concept but now is growing in popularity transforming into a normal occurrence. This is not surprising due to the increasing performance levels most homeschooled students experience in college and throughout life. Homeschooling teaches several life skills for a child from a very early age such as management of time and working according to a schedule. It also provides a flexible schedule which allows for beneficial life experiences for students such as getting a job. It also allows students to work at their own pace, therefore making the best use of their time. Allowing homeschooled kids to be better prepared to enter college then their public schooled peers, allowing room for more success.
Even though homeschooling is thought as different concept but it is extremely old. Some of the world’s renown people were homeschooled—William Blake, Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie, Benjamin Franklin, Woodrow Wilson, Winston Churchill, Florence Nightingale, Charlie Chaplin, the Wright Brothers, Thomas Edison. With the upcoming of public schools in America, homeschooling began to decrease, however this concept came back due to some negatively effecting activities at the public schools.
The education system in all school has been on the down slope for many years. As amount of drugs, school shootings and other dementia increases in these schools, more and more parents are making the choice to homeschool their children. Although many people claim that public education is better and more suitable for children, many facts and statistics show that homeschooling is equally, if not, more beneficial.
Home schooling became more popular in today’s generation because its one on one contact in compare to public sc…
… will help development of their social skill. Whereas, in home education it does not provide the child, opportunity to interact with other children. Most of the time, the child will only interact with parents, or relatives. The lack of opportunity to interact with other children can affect the student as they will not learn how to socially communicate or even behave in a group.
The reasons that parents choose to homeschool their children vary. The most common are social, academic and family. Homeschooling parents believe that they can provide a better education for their child from the home. This eliminates many of the disadvantages that come with public schooling such as negative peer pressure, wasted time, and less individual attention. By homeschooling, parents are able to teach their children the academic and life skills that they wish to develop in their child.