Learning - Home School | 4-12 yrs

Why I Homeschool My Child

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Though homeschooling is relatively unheard of in India, it is very popular in the western countries. Many parents choose the homeschooling method of education for their children over the conventional educational institutions. And according to them, there is no shortage of reasons for doing so.

A couple share their reason for adopting homeschool for their child and why it is great. “We’re not trying to replicate the time, style or content of the classroom. Rather, we’re trying to cultivate a lifestyle of learning in which learning takes place from morning until bedtime, 7 days each week. The ‘formal’ portion of each teaching day is just the tip of the iceberg,” say Steve and Jane Lambert in a blog in mommytothemonsters.com.

These parents also put family togetherness on a higher priority than peer reliance. A blog post The Unplugged Family about homeschooling says, “Families who learn together and spend every day growing with each other are going to be close-knit, period. It's not that schooled kids can't have close relationships within their families, but parents will have to fight harder to make it happen.”

To read about many more parents and why they believe homeschooling is the best mode of education for their children, flip through this ClipBook given below.


The Unplugged Family: Why Homeschool?

When we are asked about Homeschooling, I rarely know how to respond to the 'nutshell' people are looking for. It seems searching for the perfect sound-bite to appease the begging question "why?" is just too difficult. The reasons "why" are far too...

Homeschooling: A Parent's Perspective

There is a certain fluidity to the children's learning because it doesn't stop at the "homeschool door." We discuss the subjects that we are studying, often passionately, at the dinner table, in the car, or with friends and relatives. Their depth ...

What Homeschooling Has Taught

As with other parenting topics, homeschooling often draws judgment and criticism; some homeschooling families have experienced criticism from family or even other homeschooling parents. But these parents are firm in their beliefs that this is best...

Reasons Why We Homeschool

Here is a list of ten reasons (there are more) along with a few negatives that sometimes make question why we homeschool.

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