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The number of parents that choose to enroll their child online for homeschooling is expanding. Its popularity among other parents and parents-to-be is vastly increasing. Some parents want it because of convenience, safety, financially, religious aspects and some parents just cannot afford to send their children to private schools.
There are some advantages as well as disadvantages to homeschooling. But it is still up to you which school to choose. One reason why many people enroll their children to this kind of schooling is that they have more control. Control on what? It is control on the subjects and lessons to learn and the control on whom you want to influence your children.
Quality education is every parent’s desire for their kids. Some people think that they will be able to teach their child more when he’s taught at home rather than in the school itself. Moreover, some say that they could choose the subjects to focus on and properly incorporate them in their children’s minds.
After all, some schools have that lack of input and other factors as well that could hinder their learning needs. In addition, some parents point out that they can be in charge of the curriculum, as well as go to the easy lessons and focus on harder subjects. Furthermore, some schools do not have very efficient teachers with appropriate teaching methods.
Aside from the control over the educational process, some parents who have chosen to homeschool believe that they are actually getting a far more enhanced course of education. The reasons are as follows:
a. The parent-child bond is strengthened.
b. Family ties are kept intact and stabilized.
c. More family enrichment time with one another.
On the other hand, some people say that homeschooling may harm or endanger a child’s social interaction as well as their emotional relationship with other people. They believe that there are opportunities that may cause certain social problems. With those mentioned above, there are many schools that are computer aided. Various associations and organizations have created homeschooling that provides computer-aided instruction. You can visit some sites online and to find these organizations. It is good that you canvas first and be aware of their rules, policies, and regulations and also look for their accreditations.
See also if they have activities and events that may give you more information on their curriculum and with this, you can make your decision. It is predicted that homeschooling will be become the norm and utilized more than ever in a changing school climate and background, depending on location, state and homeschool laws.
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Mandu Usoro is a lifestyle blogger, freelance writer, experienced homeschooler and US Army Veteran with a BS Degree in Social Work and AA Degrees in Psychology as well as Health Care Administration. She enjoys spending time with her family, advocating for her special needs son and writing for fun and inspiration. You can get in touch with her on Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and at https://www.homeschoolspecneedstidbits.com/contact-us
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