From the Comfort of Your Own School

1622 Words Jun 16th, 2018 7 Pages
Somehow it seems that they are always the ones to win the spelling bees. They make other high school kids look E-L-E-M-E-N-T-A-R-Y. These students succeed because they were exposed to a better learning environment, were able to progress at their own pace, and had the freedom to choose their own studies. These kids are home schooled kids, and their style of education is more beneficial than public schooling. Home schooling is an educational system based at the home. Here, a child learns at their parents' hands, sometimes by a tutor, typically on a one-to-one basis. Now, this is not all "loosey-goosey" like many people think and stereotype about. A home schooled child learns the same standard material just as any other public or private …show more content…
Overall, a home schooler can feel more comfortable and at ease when working at their own pace, and will have a greater capacity. Being at home creates a more flexible schedule. There is no transportation required to and from school. Eliminating this would be extremely handy, making a huge difference on many public schoolers (especially me, who has to set aside a thirty minute drive-time to school and back every day). Also, home schooling is used by families that travel abroad. As mentioned earlier, if a kid is sick and returns to health during the day, they will not have to miss the rest of their school day. At home, there is no strictly set schedule, shring ringing bells, or shuffling between different classrooms. Home schoolers stay in one place and move on when they are ready. Plus, the teacher will be available for questions and help throughout the entire day, not restricted to just class time. This student is more likely to finish all their work, and finish it on time. At home there are typically less distractions. Other kids disturbing and disrupting the classroom with inane noises and gestures can be very distracting and harmful to an individual's learning capabilities. Home schoolers are more isolated and focused. Less distractions equal more learning. And third, home school kids can choose their own studies. They can pursue areas of interest more in-depth, have religious freedom, and even have the option to join in
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