Important Benefits of Homeschooling

 
Homeschooling, simply put, is providing the education of your children, at home.  Obviously, this schooling technique makes parenting very intense as you need to work very hard and be patient to educate your children. So in this article, we are going to discuss some benefits of homeschooling to inform you in case you’re pondering to embark on this adventurous journey.

 

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1. Time With Your Children

Homeschooling of your children provides you with an opportunity to spend more time with them as you don’t have to drive them to school and wait for eight hours to see them again. And as you get plenty of time to spend with them, you can help them be better managers of their time. They can get a short break in between if you feel they need it and most importantly, you can work on their personality and character building according to the need of each child, as every child is different and thus needs a different kind of treatment.

2. One-On-One Tutoring

It is now a proven fact that the smaller the teacher-student ratio, the better the learning process. Homeschooling provides one-to-one interaction between the teacher and the student and that makes the learning process much more effective as compared to that of group learning in schools. Unlike the formal settings of private or public schools, homeschooling allows students to move according to their own individual pace as it is well known that everyone has his/her own way of learning. A one-to-one interaction allows you to address their problems separately and this improves the quality of education.

3. Homeschoolers Think More Independently

In academic institutions, children are generally supposed to follow the idea of the group without first developing their own individual thoughts. But in the homeschooling environment, they get the freedom to think independently and their thoughts and insights are always welcomed and respected.  This allows for a better freedom of thought and expression.

4. Education Based On Personality And Capabilities

In the case of homeschooling, you get the freedom to educate your children according to their needs. Every child has his/her own strong and weak areas. But in homeschooling, these things can be handled very easily as you have the control of the entire learning process. You can recognize the strong areas of every child and encourage them to accelerate in those areas. Likewise, you can arrange better resources to strengthen the weaker areas.  It allows you to be able to better tailor the curriculum, leading to the success of your children.

5. Keep Your Children Away From A Negative School Environment

The idea of bullying is something that nearly as much frightening to parents as it is to the very victims. Incidents of bullying range from teasing, physical harm and stealing food or money, and the use of derogatory language. In many cases, bullying leads to mental trauma that can spoil a child’s happiness. Homeschooling takes place in a supportive peaceful environment.

There is no doubt (in my mind) that homeschooling is conducive to providing an excellent education, but also contributes positively to the overall development of your children.
 
 
Do you (or are you thinking of) homeschool your children?
 

Lisa
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About Lisa

Hey! Thank you so much for stopping by. I'm Lisa - a homeschool mom of 3 (2 boys and 1 girl). I care about the strength of the family in America, and often blog about babies/kids, natural parenting, homeschool, and marriage. Before you leave, please sign up for my monthly newsletter (on the top right). If you do, you will be well rewarded with notification of all giveaways and sales - which will not be announced on the blog. Google+ Profile

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  1. Home-schooling really does have a lot of benefits. But I don’t think I have the patience at all! #MMBH

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