Children And Parents On Children

2426 Words Apr 27th, 2016 10 Pages
If you were to over hear a conversation in a household with children, it isn’t uncommon that you would here bickering and debating between child and parents on their future plans of education. One of the first big discussions would be whether or not to attend a school or to stay home for education. Deciding where a child should further their education is not a decision that should be taken lightly. There is a reason that the decision to homeschool or to send a child to a public or private school is so controversial. Ultimately it should be the child’s decision because they know their learning habits the best. With the guidance of their parents the child will be able to make the best decision for their needs. The environment that children learn in and the social interaction with other children are essential to the development of children.
Families that choose to homeschool their children believe home is the safest environment for their children to learn in. Children that homeschool don’t have to deal with peer pressure or trying to fit in with the popular kids. When there is no social aspect of school the child is given the opportunity to focus on their studies. The reason homeschooling can be a safe environment is because parents can monitor the environment on a day to day basis. The parents choose what the environment should look like. This aspect of homeschooling can be a big positive, however, it doesn’t prepare the child for the big world. In life we are faced with…
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