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Homeschooling presentation

  1. 1. Positiv VS Negativ e . eGoal: They want to Definition: Home-provide meaningful and based learning/productive learning schoolingthrough a method thathas positive effect on
  2. 2. • Helping one another • Family bonding• Individual Attention • A good education• Freedom to Diversity • Learning at their own pace• Social Adjustment • Being who we really are • Socialization
  3. 3. Helping one another• According to a mother whom homeschools her children, it is helpful to have children who are at different academic levels• In this way, the older child can help in teaching the younger child while refreshing the ideas and concepts that they learned at that age• This will give them the ability to also interact with their siblings
  4. 4. Individual Attention• The parent can provide their children with individual and one-on-one time everyday, where as, public educated children have a ratio of usually 24-1• The parent can have the children excel in their academic strengths and overcome their difficulties
  5. 5. • The parents along with their children can help build a curriculum that best fits their child’s needs, not state required needs for a group of children• The schedule can be adapted to the child and parent’s needs and wants
  6. 6. Social Adjustment and Socialization• Some states allow homeschooled children to participate in the after school activities and sports• Social Adjustments can include getting together with other children for play dates
  7. 7. Family Bonding• The bond can grow between a child and parent when they spend this much time together• Children respect their parent as a parent and a teacher• They spend time with their siblings and tend to get along with them better
  8. 8. A Good Education• Overall, their education is well-rounded and personalized to what they need• According to the National Home Education Research Institute, homeschooled students score 15-20 points higher than public school students on standardized tests
  9. 9. Learning at Their Own Pace • Sometimes teachers in public school just complete what the state requires of them • Children can get “lost” in the shuffle of trying to get all the requirements covered• At home, the children can learn at their own pace and take the time they need in order to expand on concepts they do not understand completely
  10. 10. Being Who We Really Are• A child can undergo a lot of peer pressure while in public schools that sometimes cannot always be observed by teachers and/or reported by students• There are a lot of stereotypes for students in some schools
  11. 11. • An unsupportive family • Teaching several levels at once• Isolation/Loneliness • Socialization• A pressure to succeed • Sports at school • Being together 24/7 (being• Not a qualified teacher truly dedicated) • The child’s choice
  12. 12. An Unsupportive Family• Family members may feel as though you are hurting your child by not enrolling them in a public school system• Some homeschooled families receive ridicule about their ways• If children are perceived as “smart” by family members, they think that the child needs to be placed into public schooling; however, couldn’t it be the parents who help make that child “smart” ?
  13. 13. • This can be through the child and/or the parents (teachers)• Parents are forced to devote their lives to their children through teaching them• You may not receive a lot of support and encouragement for the teaching you do Isolation/Loneliness
  14. 14. • As a teacher/parent, you have pressure on you to succeed and prove to others that homeschooling really does work!• Dealing with the fact that everyone will not agree with what you are doing• Getting stressed out and not taking it out on your children
  15. 15. Not A Qualified Teacher• Some parents are not completely qualified to teach their children• Some of them do not even have a college level education• Some of the environments at home reflect this...some children are yelled at for not getting the correct answer, etc.• Taking in a lot of verbal abuse
  16. 16. Teaching Several Levels At Once• Parents feel overwhelmed to have to teach several levels of school at once and in one day• The children can struggle because they have to wait to ask question until their parent is finished with what their sibling is learning• Some studies showed that parents buy curriculums off of the internet in order to help with teaching several levels
  17. 17. Socialization• They do not receive the socialization at home that they would in a public school• The children are only exposed to their siblings and family members• If the children are exposed to other children with play dates, they are usually other homeschooled children
  18. 18. Sports At School• Some states say that Homeschooled children cannot participate in sports and athletics at pubic schools• In this way, it could lead to a social issue because a lot of children at public schools meet their friends when they both participated in a sport together
  19. 19. Being Together 24/7• Teachers (parents) have to be with their children 24/7• Most parents that homeschool are also stay at home mothers• This means that you are with your children everyday acting both as their teacher and as their parent• This could lead to some resentment because they are forced to be at home with them 24/7• Sometimes parents and children both need a break and some breathing room!• Parents will be forced to dedicate themselves to their teaching and have to
  20. 20. Their Choice• Some homeschooled children may want to be placed in public schools and not be forced to be taught at home by their parent• Their parents teaching methods might not be working for the way that they learn (may be non-energetic, boring, and stern in their teaching ways)• They may want to participate in sports at school• They may want to experience pubic schools for themselves
  21. 21. Conclusion*Homeschooling can have a lot of negatives andpositive to it, but so can public schools.*It really just depends on the parents and theirfamily on how they ultimately want to raise theirchildren