Home Schooling Verses Public Schooling
Home schooling and public education both has its pros and cons. Have you ever thought about the options you have when it comes to your child’s education? For some parents this is a big question. Everyone wants the best form of education for their children, but who’s to say what would be the best way to educate them? Even though they both may offer quality education, they are also different in many different ways. Comparing and contrasting the two would be the best way to decide what would be best for your child needs.
Let’s start with the advantages of homeschooling. Homeschooling is preferred because an overcrowded classroom can lead to poor education and negative outside influences. Students who are homeschooled also have the advantage of that immediate one-one assistance from an instructor. Most parent’s want to be involved in their child’s education like knowing who their child is spending some of their day with, as well as knowing what their child is learning everyday while at school. Home schooled students will have more control as far as their own schedules, in addition to being able to decide what hours they would like to learn. They would also enjoy the flexibility to work at their own pace. Being that every student learns differently, when home schooled the curriculum can be customized to fit that child’s individual learning style.
Now that we have some of the pros of homeschooling let’s think about some of the cons. Socialization is a big part of an individual’s life. Being home schooled kind of eliminates the everyday interactions with other kids. Most kids who are home schooled tend to become very shy. Some students who are homeschooled may look back and regret missing out on different experiences like, prom, games, awards, etc. Being able to communicate effectively is very important even throughout adulthood. Most students who are home schooled never learn how to communicate or behave in group...