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Advantages of Homeschooling
Washington Homeschool Organization
A short list of some of the advantages of home education.
Benefits of Homeschooling
This article addresses some of the reasons why homeschooling is good for a Jewish family in the 21st century.
Early Years: Child's Learning Assets
Linda Dobson
Homeschooling gives natural childhood energy a chance to flow instead of damming it through compliance to the unnatural behavior government school requires of this age group. Unhindered, this energy bubbles to the surface as curiosity, creativity, imagination, enthusiasm, a sense of wonder and joy of discovery. These traits, so helpful to the little "information sleuth" your early-years child is, are without doubt his most important learning assets, much more important than a computer, state-of-the-art classroom, or any other "thing" you might provide for his learning.
Homeschooling is Good
Homeschooling is good for children, for mothers, for families, and for society. This is a list of the benefits of homeschooling.
Homeschooling: Back to the Future?
Isabel Lyman
Explore some of the history of the homeschooling movement, why some parents choose to homeschool, the basics of homeschooling, and more. The article includes some homeschooling statistics and demographic information. Also included is a discussion of the influences of Dr. Raymond Moore and John Holt on the emerging homeschool movement.
Nobel Prize Winners' Achievements Don't Prove School Is Good for Learners
Karl M. Bunday
One of the most laughable defenses of the government-operated school system, sure to come from the keyboard of hundreds of people who participate in on-line discussion of education policy, is the notion that Nobel Prize winners and other eminent persons prove the effectiveness of our school system. Well, what do the Nobel Prize winners themselves have to say about this? This articles includes some quotations by or about Nobel Prize winners, describing their views of school.
Special Ed: Factory-Like Schooling May Soon Be a Thing of the Past
Britton Manasco
Britton Manasco, writing for Reason Magazine, looks at the advantages of homeschooling, along with some interesting facets of home education. Discusses the benefits of encouraging independent thought and decentralized learning practices. The article also takes a look at the state of today's classrooms and the limitations of traditional notions of education. There is also a discussion of the use of technology in the homeschool environment and how this relates to the issue of socialization.
The 4 Advantages of Homeschooling
The advantages of choosing home education fall into four broad categories: the advantage of religious/philosophical convictions, the advantage of socialization, the advantage of academics, and the advantage of family time. This article explores this concepts in depth and gives a good overview of why the decision to homeschool is the right one for many families.
The Benefits and Disadvantages of Homeschooling
Sonlight Curriculum
Here you'll find a brief discussion of the benefits and disadvantages of homeschooling. After reading it, you should be able to better identify whether or not homeschooling may be right for you and your family. If you take time to think about each benefit and disadvantage and apply it to your personal situation, you'll learn which benefits you just can't live without... or, on the other hand, the disadvantages you know you won't be able to live with.
The Top 20 Reasons to Homeschool
Mike Woods
A slightly 'tongue in cheek' view of why someone might choose to homeschool.
Why Homeschool
Here are just some of the advantages you might want to think about as you are considering a homeschooling lifestyle. This is only a partial list. Any homeschooling family could come up with more items for the list. We hope this list sparks your thought processes, and helps you with your decision.


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