Andrew, I agree with everything you said, except that the free market got us into this mess. I would love for my children to attend the type of school you describe.
Homeschooling has some surprising benefits. Here's how to start enjoying them! Are you thinking about homeschooling but: Aren't sure it's for you? Don't know where to start? Then you're in the right place!
You don't need an impressive educational background or lots of money to succeed at homeschooling. Research has shown that parents with only a high school education or less can do about as good a job as those with advanced degrees, or education degrees.
By now it's no secret that all the research shows homeschooled children outstrip both their public- and private-school peers in every academic area. Less well known are these benefits: Years ago, strangers used to ask me, "What about socialization?
The schools have become so dangerous! Your child also won't have to fear school bullies. According to a press release we received early this year: Six out of ten American teenagers witness bullying in school once a day or even more frequently, reported John A.
Young people are far less concerned about external terrorist attacks on their schools and communities than they are about the bully terrorizing them and their classmates in the hallways and classrooms of their schools.
Less Exposure to Alcohol and Drugs. Most kids don't get their drugs at home. They get them at or near school. A teenager who starts drinking at 15 is four times more likely to become alcohol dependent than one who waits until the legal age to drink.
Emotional bullying-name calling, mockery, and humiliation-can be just as devastating as physical bullying. Smart kids, special-needs kids, and anyone unlucky enough to appear "different" can expect a steady diet of this negative emotional input in a typical school. Since research has shown that kids need to feel safe in order to learn, simply removing a child from the emotional pressure cooker of peer pressure, gangs, and cliques may produce enormous learning gains all by itself.
At home, kids can sit on a nice soft couch, lie on the rug, or run around when they need to burn off energy. Homeschool parents also tend to learn child training methods that work, if only for self preservation!The Underground History of American Education: A School Teacher's Intimate Investigation Into the Problem of Modern Schooling [John Taylor Gatto] on grupobittia.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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Serving, promoting, defending and publishing for and about home schooling (homeschooling NZ) and home education for Christian and secular home educators in NZ and overseas. “You have to stay in school”, we insisted, “that is what all responsible people do to ensure a bright future, learn to deal with diverse sets of people, and of course to socialize with other children.
Homeschooling, also known as home education is the education of children at home or a variety of other places. Home education is usually conducted by a parent or tutor or online teacher. Many families use less formal ways of educating.
" Homeschooling" is the term commonly used in North America, whereas "home education" is commonly used in the United Kingdom, Europe, and in many Commonwealth.