Watch this video and reflect on how the school system, in spite of its best intentions, sometimes unwittingly limits a child’s potentials by failing to recognize each one’s uniqueness. Conventionalism and predictability are encouraged in the desire to create harmony and productivity in society.
As a homeschooling parent, I have accepted the fact that I will be encountering people who will ask, “Are you not depriving you child of socialization?” That was one of the first questions I asked about homeschooling as well. I guess it is a valid point and the lack of familiarity with homeschooling often drives [...]
My son and I are newbie homeschoolers who only seriously started in the Summer of 2010. Our sessions usually start at around 10 a.m. After breakfast, I let my son ride his bike, play with his toys or even watch TV before we start our “classes.” I put on the Teacher hat, so to speak, [...]
I have been busy looking around for a homeschool provider for my little boy who is turning 5 in June. I started considering it more seriously after our attempts at conventional schooling did not produce satisfactory results.