Is Homeschooling A Viable Alternative For Traditional Classroom Based Education?

1035 Words Nov 30th, 2016 5 Pages
Education is, and always will be, the most important part of any society. It is the very thing that prepares future leaders for the world, and teaches the skills needed to those who work to keep the world turning. Without an education, especially in today’s world, it is virtually impossible to live a productive, prospering, or successful life. Advancements in technology alone, demands an ever-evolving know how, that could not be taught to children by their parents alone, but require some sort of outsourcing for children to gain the knowledge that they will need to be successful. With that being said, it does not mean that parents could not give their children a proper education from home, given the proper material from which to do so. Homeschooling is a viable alternative to traditional classroom-based education because it allows parents with strong spiritual beliefs to teach and raise their children at home where they can practice their religion, it would be beneficial to special needs students, and it would also be helpful to parents that cannot help their children at home, because they do not understand the new common core learning system in place. The first reason that homeschooling would be a viable option, would be for parents with strong spiritual beliefs and practices. It is becoming increasingly more common for schools to take recess and other outdoor activities out of younger children’s daily routines. Because of this, some parents may wish to teach their…

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