The decision to homeschool should be based on valid homeschooling information. Here's where you'll find honest answers to your questions about home education.
The first question people typically ask me about homeschooling is, “Why would you want to do that?” After taking a look at the following homeschool information, you'll want to ask yourself, "How could I not home school?"
Home schools provide an environment for success that cannot be created in a public school classroom. The following articles compare home schools to public schools:
Although the studies have been limited, research shows that homeschoolers outperform public school students, regardless of differences in race, gender, level of parent education or socioeconomic background.
Here are some reliable homeschooling statistics.
Questions about socialization are so popular that experienced homeschoolers refer to socialization as “the dreaded ‘S’ word.” Homeschoolers receive socialization in a real world environment that is superior to that of public schools.
Here is some homeschool information about homeschooling and socialization, the social advantage of homeschooling, and the social disadvantages of homeschooling.
Some parents have practical homeschooling concerns, such as, "What if I ruin my children?" Although there are many popular myths about negative aspects of homeschooling, the truth is - home schools provide an environment where children will not only survive, but thrive!
Follow this link to find homeschooling facts to counteract myths about home education. Here are some additional facts about homeschooling.
If you're still concerned, check out my article, Replacing Fear with Facts - Homeschooling. You don't have to be a wealthy, conservative, certified teacher to prepare your child for the real world!
As with anything in life, there are pros and cons to homeschooling. Before you decide to educate your children at home, take an honest look at some of the negative effects of homeschooling.
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