Homeschool: Teacher and Child Essay

Submitted By BabyBoyJxsh
Words: 569
Pages: 3

Joshua Wilkins

2/11/15

English 1020

Is Parent Control The Way To Go?

Parents tend to homeschool their children because they believe their child will end off better in the long run. Homeschooling is a way for a parent to give their child specific education they see fit. A child being homeschooled can have hard lives when it comes time for them to defend for themselves. Homeschooling is a horrible choice if your thinking about a child’s longer term life. A reason why parents homeschool their children are for educational benefits. Homeschooling allows a parent to give their child one on one tutoring. The child has the chance to master skills, strengthen weaknesses, and get a lot of attention on their interests or giftedness. Being homeschooled also allows the child to focus on obtaining knowledge instead of focusing on getting good grades to pass school. The problem with homeschooling for educational purposes is that parents may not be able to perform as a well as a schoolteacher. When a child is sent to a public or private school, an expert teacher are skilled at giving required information that will allow the child to master skills. Being taught by a professional teacher can bring inspiration to the child, which will help them stay on good path that may be effective in the future. Another problem is that the parent may have to balance giving their child home education and bringing some type of income home. If the parent job doesn’t give them time to educate their child, homeschooling is pointless. Parents homeschool their children for social and religious benefits also. Some benefits from homeschooling are that the parents get to spend more time with their child. This allows the parent and the child to create a close relationship. Homeschooling also allows them to teach their religion and beliefs. Keeping them from public or private schools keeps them from being influence from an outside source. And example would be groups that partake in drugs and harmful activities. The problem with a child only having a bond with their parents is that it becomes hard to communicate with others. Allowing the child to create friends teaches the importance of friendship. Friends are what help…