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Importance Of Student Socialization

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Jaqualin S Wattimena/2013-36-044
Do Homeschool Provide Students With Enough Opportunities To Be More Socializing?

Homeschooling is a one of a system of education or learning which is conducted at students’s home that becomes an interesting topic in the society. Parents have options when making decisions regarding their children’s education. Nowadays, manny parents choose homeschooling for their children beside public school, because they feel that most of learning atmosphere at public school does not prioritize the student need. The age when a childrens may stop going to school varies from sixteen to eighteen (Aasen, 2010). But actually, homeschool it is not a better choice for the children because, while those who oppose that homeschooling
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It does emphasize the importance of student socialization (Wentzel & Looney. 2007). As we know that, socialitation is the process whereby people acquire the rules of behavior and systems of beliefs and attitudes that equips a person to function effectively as a member of a particular society (Chang, Gould & Meuse, 2011). Homeschool parents are aware of the issue of socialization and are strongly committed to providing positive socialization opportunities for their children (Romanoswski, 2006, p. 126). Public school provides a better social interaction between each childrens. Homeschool there is not much scope for social interaction. In public schools, there are many of students coming from different cultures and family backgrounds, so students are sufficiently exposed to social interaction which builds their social skills and enables them to learn the proper way to communicate with others students. From the communication they have and interaction with others students, they can have many friends to help each other if they have many task to do from the teachers. Whereas, homeschool just have one or two families so they can not have a good opportunities to do the social interaction between others…show more content…
Parents have options when making decisions regarding their children’s education. Nowadays, manny parents choose homeschooling for their children beside public school, because they feel that most of learning atmosphere at public school does not prioritize the student need. But actually, the good choice to the children beside homeschooling is public schools because, it is provides a more diverse experience than homeschooling such as better social interaction. As we know that, socialitation is the process whereby people acquire the rules of behavior and systems of beliefs and attitudes that equips a person to function effectively as a member of a particular society (Chang, Gould & Meuse, 2011), feel more confidence to answer teacher’s questions. It is evident that a question is the strongest point of effective teaching which can stimulate students’ motivation, focus their attention, help their learning and thinking, and also help the teacher know how well a student’s learning is (Dillon, 1988), and not only provide a better education for children with the profesional teachers to teaching, but also provide a good achievment from the students they are teaching in public school
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