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.
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.
Spending a quantity of quality time with your kids is also a great advantage of homeschooling for families choosing home-based education.
If you think home schooling costs too much, think again!
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.
Studies show that homeschool children score better on tests and get better grades. They also watch less TV and are less peer dependent.
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! :)
Melissa, a home educator from Oklahoma shares more advantages of homeschooling for her family.
Why did you choose to homeschool or why do you continue to?
Every family is unique. We enjoy homeschooling for many different reasons.
What are the advantages of homeschooling for your family and how have you benefited from them?
I would love to hear from you and share your reasons with other parents considering home education for their family.
Please share your story!
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