Pros and Cons of Homeschooling
Have you ever wanted to study at home? Some teachers can help you with this thing coming to your home. Nowadays, many children can’t afford to study at school for various reasons. There are some upsides and downsides of homeschooling.
What can be the benefits? Children with limited opportunities can feel uncomfortable in social environment of school. Also mentally retarded people and people like them need a special curriculum. For these people homeschooling is the best decision. Teachers can choose a curriculum for every child considering pupil’s abilities.
What is more, you can study at any time you want. You establish a time- table by yourself. So you can start your study in the afternoon, and you don’t need to wake up early, you can sleep a little bit more.
In spite of all these benefits ,this way of studying has also minuses. Children who study at home without important reasons don’t get involved in social environment. They don’t have a social experience with peers., which is an important part of the development of communication skills.
In addition, teachers are different. For parents it can be difficult to find a good teacher of a specific subject, and, what is not less important, with an appropriate payment. Also, both teachers and parents are different. There might be killers, robbers or perverts, who can be hiding behind the mask of a teacher. So it’s a question of trust for parents.
On balance, homeschooling is a new good way of getting education. It can help in different situations, but parents have to weigh all the pros and and cons.