What are the Advantages of Homeschooling?

So, you may be wondering if there are any advantages of homeschooling. More family time, a better education, and increased test scores are definitely some great benefits.

I personally love being able to customize my children's education according to their unique personality and giftedness.

Flexibility and being able to include God in our education, is also extremely important to my family. Those are just a few benefits for our family; your list may be different than ours.

As the homeschool movement grows, the reasons why families choose home-based education will continue to increase.

Other advantages include allowing your children increased time to pursue their interests, or the opportunity to school on your own schedule, at your child's pace.

An Education Designed for Your Child

Customizing your child's education for their unique gifts, talents and learning style, allows you a unique opportunity to offer your child the best education possible.

Quantity of Quality Time

Spending a quantity of quality time with your kids is also a great advantage of homeschooling for families choosing home-based education.

Complete Cost Control

If you think home schooling costs too much, think again!

Homeschooling is extremely affordable.

You have complete control over your purchases - how much you spend and what you spend your money on.

Home schooling costs can be kept to a minimum, especially for families on a tight budget.

Better Retention. Better Test Scores.

Studies show that homeschool children score better on tests and get better grades. They also watch less TV and are less peer dependent.

You Can Homeschool Your Child!

All types of families, with different schedules, beliefs, and backgrounds choose to school their children at home.

You will find many advantages of homeschooling - depending on your unique situation, your child, values, and reasons for homeschooling. 

However, difficulties may come when asked to choose your favorite! :)

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More Advantages of Homeschooling...

Melissa, a home educator from Oklahoma shares more advantages of homeschooling for her family.

"I homeschool my two children ages 9 and 7. I also intend on homeschooling my 2 year old. We don't want our children's lives to be worldly! We want their values to be faith based.

Also, the way that children are treated now by teachers is unacceptable. Both my son and daughter have been yelled at by their teachers in ways I wouldn't even yell at them. I feel the children are treated like a number and not an individual.

I want my children to know that whatever they want out of life is always within their reach!

My husband and I both want our children to depend on the Lord and to call on him. Although, there are many times when I feel homeschooling is not for me, I do this for my children and not for me. My children are very smart and I always let them know that whatever their heart desires is within reach." Melissa, home educator from Oklahoma

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