Pros And Cons Of Homeschooling

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Abby Smith
Mrs. Rader
English I
20 February 2018
Benefits of Homeschooling
“The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. But education which stops with efficiency may prove the greatest menace to society.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. (para 5). That was a very powerful quote that explains how education is supposed to make children not only think intensively but also think critically; public schooling does that just with more stress. Homeschooling helps kids out so much more than public schooling. Homeschooling is definitely a good choice for children because not only does it help them academically, but it also helps them socially and physically.
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Socially, it gives the kids time to meet new people not only from their community, but also from different communities as well. Physically, it just takes some stress off of the child’s shoulders. Homeschooling helps kids become more confident and feel like they have more of a say in their education. Works Cited
Brown, Daniel. “20 Pros and Cons of Homeschooling and Family Education.” Vkool, Vkool, 14 October 2014, vkool.com/pros-and-cons-of-homeschooling/. Accessed 17 Jan. 2018
Hettle, Barbara. “Homeschool High School Success: Academic.” Homeschool Success, 2018, homeschoolsuccess.com/homeschool-high-school-success-academic/ Accessed 17 Jan. 2018
Sizer, Bridget Bentz. “Socialization: Tackling Homeschooling’s ‘S’ Word.” PBS, 2018, www.pbs.org/parents/education/homeschooling/socialization-tackling-homeschoolings-s-word/. Accessed 10 Jan. 2018
“Why Do People Homeschool?” Family Education, Sandbox Networks, 2017, www.familyeducation.com/school/benefits-homeschooling/why-do-people-homeschool. Accessed 10 Jan. 2018.
King, Jr., Martin Luther. “The Purpose of Education.” King Encyclopedia, Stanford University,
February 1947, kingencyclopedia.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/documentsentry/ doc_470200_000/. Accessed 14 Feb.

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