Homeschooling : A Productive Individual And A Thriving Student Of Higher Learning

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With the use of textbooks and parent guidance, a child can become a productive individual and a thriving student of higher learning. Homeschooling is not for everyone, but many believe that homeschooling is beneficial for those who see themselves being involved in a process of learning that requires dedication and experience towards the act of communicating with children through education. Previous Research There are about 2.2 million home-educated students in the United States. There were an estimated 1.73 to 2.35 million children (in grades K to 12) home educated during the spring of 2010 in the United States (Ray, 2011). It seems the homeschool population is continuing to grow (at an estimated 2% to 8% per annum over the past few years). Homeschooling is on the rise based on the fact that parents can customize and individualized curriculum. Parents feel they have a say in what their children are learning. Many parents want their children to be taught in a positive learning environment they can control and trust. It is important for parents to be hands on with leaning; through homeschooling they feel that they can be involved in a meaningful way. Process This study will be conducted over a 3-month time frame. First I will have a talk with my school leader to explain the nature of my study and what it is about. It is important for me to get the permission of my principal and to have her blessing. It is also important for me to get an understanding of why parents

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