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Saturday, December 08, 2012
Article: Would Home Schooling be a Better fit For Your Child? 12 Reasons to Home School Your Children
I’ve been a public school educator and administrator for more than a decade, so you may be surprised that when parents ask for my advice about education, I often suggest they allow their children to leave school.
While schools make every attempt to modify programs to best help their students achieve, sometimes it’s not enough. Parents need to do what is in the best interest of their children, right now. For some, this means working hard with a school to adapt to meet a child’s needs. For others, the best option in some cases is to leave school behind and empower children with the freedom to learn in the way that is best for them.
Here are the 12 most compelling reasons for leaving school behind if your child is not finding success and happiness there.
1. Learning is customized not standardized.
In school learning is standardized to what someone else says is best.
At home learning is customized to what the child and parent feel is best.