The Benefits Of Homeschooling Education

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Children can receive a quality education at home resulting in a higher level of learning than public school and lead them to be more successful in college and in life. Receiving a quality education at home is becoming increasingly popular for more families every year. Because of this growing trend, families now have lots of online learning tools and access to other homeschooling families for support and ideas. Therefore, the internet is making it easier for students to receive an education at home that is rivaling the quality of public school education. The most important thing to remember is that you will get out of the school experience what you are willing to put into it. The homeschooling environment is making this easier for a lot…show more content…
Most people assume not being around enough people their own age will make the child awkward in social situations. Research has shown that homeschooled children are actually happier, more confident and well adjusted. They do not just stay at home alone or with their family all day long. Homeschooled students are involved in group activities and field trips for social experiences with other students and their families. Some of those activities include dancing, sports, 4-h and even volunteer work. In fact, only approximately 37% of public students continue to do volunteer work as adults compared to 71% of homeschooled students. Homeschool students are carrying forward the lessons they learn through the rest of their lives at a more productive rate than public school students do. In a homeschool graduate survey, 76% voted in an election compared to 50% of all adults. A report by Dr. Ray about adult students who were homeschooled shows they are happy, successful and fully functioning adults (Romanowski,…show more content…
Ms. Root never stepped foot into a school until she attended Harvard. She was homeschooled her whole life by both her parents and was also a successful athlete. She tried many sports and was a black belt in karate as well as accomplished in fencing. She scored a very impressive score on her SAT 's of 800 in reading and writing. Not only was she accepted by Harvard, she was also accepted by Duke, Stanford, Penn, Columbia, Chicago, Brown, Virginia, and many other notable schools. Ms. Root was also one of a very few to reject an offer to attend Yale. Her parents instilled in her at a very young age the importance of discipline and hard work. This is the perfect example of a family showing that they have a strong moral structure and the ability to help her be successful over a public school. Her parents made sure she understood the benefits of her hard work and not to give up hope but to keep trying. Dakota did not have the same social opportunities as other kids her age to include going on dates, partying and experimenting with drugs and alcohol. During that time, she was practicing her sports and learning current events and life lessons with her parents (Root,
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