The most often cited is religious convictions. Parents are rightly concerned that their children are not learning a value system at public schools. Religious values, by law, cannot be included within a public…
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Critics of homeschooling usually point out the lack of socialization skills learned at public schools which is a valid concern but quality time with parents is important as well and is also productive time for the student. Parents are in control of the subject material and control the topics. This is a definite advantage for the homeschooled child. Homeschooling is a growing in popularity because it is the most effective way to educate children.
The best teachers are those who possess a passion to convey knowledge with a sense of purpose. Parents motivated with a passionate spiritual conviction have a sustained energy for teaching their child more so than a relative stranger of unknown conviction at public school. These parents generate an infectious enthusiasm about whatever subject they are teaching, a virtue that motivates kids. Homeschooling allows a parent to weave their spiritual convictions into every facet of their curriculum. Nothing is more important to the heart of people’s motivation than their personal beliefs. Everyone has convictions of some description; something that has alters their lives in a positive way, something that is etched in deep in their soul. Some people can express it, some cannot find words for it, but everyone has it. When that intangible something is employed, put to use, people demonstrate a passion and direction that can be explained. For many this describes their religious convictions, a way of life for some. People who have these convictions people make excellent home-school teachers. Their sense of passion and purpose help them keep going throughout the rough times in life. This passion motivates them to continue reaching for higher goals, for themselves and their children.
The homeschooled child benefits from socialization skills that are community-based rather than socialization based
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According to the discussion homeschooling has its roots several decades ago from some groups who were not satisfied with the way schools were educating children. The religious fundamentalists pushed for homeschooling in order to ensure that children were kept exposed to their religious teachings.
In 1999, around 850,000 children were homeschooled (NCES, 2009). The increasing popularity of home schools is obvious in the increasing number of homeschooled students over a span of these 8 years. The recent increase in the number of homeschooled children has brought a lot of attention to the topic and has opened up avenues for new researches (Murphy, 2012).
The US appears as a country with most educated people among rest of the world. But, many would be surprised to know that the US laws does not require all the parents to send their children to school. But, they require all parents to provide some type of education to their children.
According to the paper education is valued by all peoples regardless of cultural or religious backgrounds. For this reason, much is spent on the learning of children. Education indeed is very vital especially in our highly competitive and technological world. However, more and more problems are arising in schools. Homeschooling is a time-tested approach to educating children although it has not been recognized by the law because it has become a part of every culture.
Those arguing for the regulation emphasize on the issues of the outcome of this form of education and possible abuse. This paper aims at critically analyzing the importance of regulating homeschooling in the United States of America. The argument in this paper is based on the assumptions that homeschooling can be taken advantage of by violent parents, through homeschooling the quality of education can be compromised, and homeschooling does not enhance natural science education.
The researcher of the essay “Homeschooling” states that one thing that leads him to conclude banning of home school programs is the educational neglect that can lead to a child’s inability to acquire basic skills that becomes a threat to physical growth and development especially when educational needs are not satisfied.
According to the paper homeschooling refers to children learning and studying at home rather than at school. This is a process whereby parents either teach or hire tutors instead of enrolling them in a formal setting be it a private or public schools. Parents or guardians cite various reasons as motivation as to why they choose to home school their children.
echnological manifestations today are more than adequate to teach them what they would learn at school, homeschooling seems like a better option for these children. This is the reason why the homeschooling movement is growing at a rapid pace (Author Unknown 2001). There are