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    education that has gained popularity recently, which does not involve spending time in a classroom full of students that do not want to be there. Unschooling is described as an education where people are free to choose what they would like to study, when to study it and how to study it (Morrison, 2007, p. 43). Unschooling is a form of education that needs to be understood to determine whether it is beneficial to society. The term unschooling was created by John Holt; an author and educator from New York. Holt encouraged and supported homeschooling before developing the method of unschooling. Holt main purpose of creating this method was because he sympathized with younger kids. We who believe that children want to learn about the world, are good at it, and can be trusted to do it with very little adult coercion or interference, are…

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    and more budget, public schools in richer areas are better than schools in poor areas, and that’s a huge problem. In a podcast called This American Life produced by WBEZ on this topic, host Ira Glass states “The US Department of Education put out data in 2014 showing the black and Latino kids in (socially) segregated schools have the least qualified teachers, the least experienced teachers. You also get the worst course offerings, the least access to AP and upper level courses, the worst…

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    Choosing a Different Path This point leads me into just what types of homeschool styles are there and what does the curriculum look like. Homeschooling is individual for each family, and a lot of times individual to each child in that family, because we all do not learn the same way. What is working for one, might work for another. To answer this question there are some typical terms you’ll hear when looking into homeschooling. These include—classicalist, unschooling, traditionalist and…

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    Having just reviewed homeschooling types and curriculum, I want to now examine socialization. This is a big topic for many people both for and against homeschooling. There is a widely held belief is that homeschooled children lack socialization skills, commonly labeling them as socially isolated. This common view may be oversimplifying, homeschooled children actually have greater opportunities to get to know, work with and meet people of all ages and backgrounds. They gain socialization skills…

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    Linsey Reardon 1/14/18 Research Paper Homeschooling is a progressive movement around the nation in which parents choose to educate their children at home instead of sending them to a traditional private or public school. It is heavily disputed whether or not homeschooling provides children with the necessary education needed to progress as an individual in modern day society. I believe that children need a real authentic school environment in order to thrive. Children aren’t only…

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    Homeschooling, also known as home education, involves the education of children at home instead of receiving education at a traditional private or public school. According to Bauman (2011), many students are schooled at home and the number in the United States is growing at 15 to 20 percent per year. It is a system in which parents prefer their children to be educated at home and argue that it is more beneficial for them. There are those who advocate homeschooling, while there are some skeptics…

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    Homeschooling and Socialization Homeschooling, something once known as alternative, is now becoming somewhat mainstream in the United States. Parents are looking for alternative ways to teach their children, besides the public school system. Back in the day, homeschooling was frowned upon because society felt that the parent needed to have a teaching degree to teach children, even their own. As time has gone on, parents have made drastic changes to how they want their child educated and…

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    As the public school system declines more and more people have been turning to homeschooling and internet schooling. Homeschooling is something that can help the parents put their own ideas and beliefs into the child’s mind other than a student’s teacher teaching topics that might possibly “ruin” the kid. Internet schooling is a good choice for homeschooled kids, it allows them to take certain classes while also still following the learning that their parents want for them. Kids could also go to…

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    Video 1 Minority Single Parent Families and Poverty. Poverty is constantly increasing because it takes two people’s income to pay the bills in today society. Thirty to forty years ago our society was able to survive on one person 's income so the mother could stay home with her children or could be single mother and able to pay her bills. Women normally end up in poverty and take the children with them, whereas men normally end up becoming more successful in having more things without…

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    Guidance and virtue begins in the home. Many scholars and academics agree that kids learn from their parents more than any other they may encounter in their lives. Social skills, morals, and political beliefs all have one thing in common: they are directly related to home life. To try and teach key skills in school, like honesty or good virtues is really fanciful at the least. At most the idea is a concoction of lazy-parenting hoping to push it off on another source. So then, as some push for…

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