When Kisautaq Leona Okakok was a deputy director of the North Slope Borough School District in Alaska, she wrote “Serving the Purpose of Education.” In her essay she says, “Educating a child means equipping him or her with the capability to succeed in the world he or she will live in.”(Okakok 78) Homeschooling can help a child better display their talents. This allows the child to have a better understanding of what career they can go into. In a public school environment, teachers have more than one student to tend to. This leads to some students who need extra attention to be left behind. Also, students who might have the potential to go down one career path might ultimately decide to choose a career path that is not suitable for him or her because their talents were not displayed to their full potential. In a homeschooling environment, the child will have the full attention of the teacher making it easier to see their strong points as well as help make stronger their weak points.
It is extremely important for parents to raise their children with a good sense of morals and ethics. Al Ghazali, a famous 11th century Islamic scholar, stated it best in his writing “Manners to Be Observed by Teachers and Students”. He said