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    How does Homeschooling Affects Children? Is homeschooling going to hurt your child or benefit your child? Homeschooling is debated by many parents throughout the United States. Many parents believe that they can do a better job than public schools in their area. Homeschooling is a better option than public schooling because children can learn more about what they are actually interested in, families have more free time, parents are the primary influence to their children, are more independent, learn

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    Is Homeschooling a Better Choice?

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    Is Homeschooling a Better Choice? He is up with the sun, ready to go. He waits patiently for his brothers and sisters, but today is the first day of school and he is eager to start on his studies. All of the children are assembled in the front foyer as the big, yellow school bus zooms past their house. None of the children seem to notice. Instead, the group of eager students proceeds into their "schoolroom" to greet their teacher, also known as "Mom." Even as early as the turn of the century

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    Homeschooling: National Tragedy or Individual Triumph? Aldous Huxley envisioned a future when parents and children would be totally disconnected. In A Brave New World, children were conceived in test tubes and reared solely by state employees, guardians who took care of their physical as well as their educational needs, shaped them into ideal little citizens, and socialized them just so. Many feel that society has moved toward that place where anything goes, moral relativity reigns, and the State

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    Many of us have never heard about homeschooling so we may ask, “What is homeschooling”? Other questions that come up regarding homeschooling are, “How is homeschooling better than the public schools that we are offered”? “Will students obtain a better education through homeschooling”? There are many questions regarding homeschooling and public school. Homeschooling is an option parents can choose, if they want to teach their children at home and follow a Christian curriculum. There is no start time

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    today’s society. Without it, having a successful future is improbable. Thus, the choice between sending children to a public school verses homeschooling is one that should not be made lightly. The popularity of homeschooling is growing, it is estimated that there are 1.73 to 2.35 million home educated students in the United States (Ray). Why is homeschooling the better option? Educating children at home has many distinct advantages: environment, academic performance, cost, strong ties between family

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    Homeschooling Children and Socialization

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    public, private, or parochial schools. The three main controversies are the socialization of homeschooling children versus public schooling, the educational quality, and the cost difference. These all basically are over the fact that many believe that homeschooled children are very sheltered and protected from the world around them. Homeschool children’s socialization is a huge issue. Those who are for homeschooling state that homeschooled students are actually more socialized without the negative aspects

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    Homeschool or not to Homeschool Patricia Lines describes homeschooling in the abstract for her article Homeschooling Comes of Age, as “one of the most significant social trends of the past half century.” This trend has sparked debate over its effectiveness and the quality of the students it produces. Roy Lechtrek, in The Case for Homeschooling, and Lines argue in favour of homeschooling while Benjamin Gorman, in An Argument Against Homeschooling, argues against it. All three of them agree that isolation

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    have chosen to write this essay about homeschooling. Homeschooling is one option for schooling children, along with public and private schools. Many people do not believe in homeschooling because they do not trust that parents are teaching their children correctly. They argue that parents can’t teach their children without proper training and that without it. They also worry that students will not learn to socialize or function in society and that homeschooling is just a way to hide children from

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    Homeschooling is an educational option that permits parents to teach their children at home rather than sending them to public schools. It is believed that "homeschooled children now number 1.2 million in the United States and the number is steadily growing" (Farris, 1997, p. 4). Ray (cited in Mirochinck & McIntyre, 1991). Some Parents believe that sending their children to public schools in which qualified teachers are responsible for educating them is beneficial .However, other parents believe

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    RESEARCH PAPER: HOMESCHOOLING IN CHILDHOOD Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Miriam-Webster dictionary defines education as the knowledge, skill, and understanding that you get from attending a school, college, or university. Does this definition imply that education can only be received from a society recognized institution? The answer is obviously no. In today’s society, education is dispensed and received through different forms:

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