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Virtual learning was thrust upon many families as the coronavirus spread across the nation and shut down schools. Currently, however, more and more people are considering home learning, virtual learning, and homeschooling. One of the benefits of homeschooling is that parents/caregivers – who are responsible for teaching the child – can now be so much more involved in their child's learning. Also of benefit to both child and parent is the ability of parent/teacher to make homeschooling fun. The more fun children are having: they learn more willingly, they learn better, and they learn faster.
Parents will have lots of questions if they're just getting into homeschooling. Unfortunately, one of the questions frequently overlooked is that of how they can make homeschooling fun. Let's take a look at some ways in which this can be accomplished.
Whether as a result of the coronavirus or simply because more and more people are discovering the benefits of homeschooling, it has enjoyed an increase in popularity. Because numerous businesses and/or schools were closed due to the virus, parents and children were forced to spend more time at home with each other. Learning was left in the hands of computers and parents. As this occurred, more and more people discovered the joys of homeschooling and the benefits it can offer.
If you've been introduced to the term “unschooling", you may have heard it used as a synonym for homeschooling. This is not the case. Neither of them involves traditional schools, that's true. But there is a difference.
If you plan to homeschool your child, the differences between the two are going to be crucial. Here, we are going to take a look at homeschooling versus unschooling.
Public schools aren't for everyone. In the minds of many, they have become less than safe havens for learning, with bullying, guns, drugs/alcohol, sexual harassment, etc. in schools becoming more and more prevalent. Even private schools have their problems. For many families, homeschooling has taken the fear and trepidation out of learning, for both parents and children. In a safe, secure home environment, children can learn from parents or qualified caregivers.
As with most things today, resources that offer assistance with this endeavor are available online. Today, it is entirely possible to earn a high school diploma via the Internet. In fact, there are grade school classes, online high school classes, and college classes all available on the Internet.
As the coronavirus gripped the nation, more and more parents were forced into what became, more or less, a homeschooling type of situation. In most cases, however, it was not homeschooling that was being done. Regardless, for many families, it worked out well and some are now making the choice to homeschool in the true sense. Have you considered homeschooling for you and your child? If so, you probably have a lot of questions.
Since there are several factors to consider before homeschooling, let's take a look at some of them now. This way, you can better prepare yourself should you decide that homeschooling is something you and your child would like to pursue.
Perhaps you've heard about homeschooling from others who already enjoy its many benefits. Perhaps you were thrust into it as a result of the coronavirus but have decided it's a good option. Whether you're a veteran at homeschooling or just starting, it can be done even more successfully with a few proven homeschooling tips and tricks.
Though there is a lot of leeways, there's a right way and a wrong way to go about homeschooling your child. Thanks to the suggestions of those who found out the hard way, we are going to be able to provide a few of the tips where homeschooling is concerned. Hopefully, this will help you better succeed at the endeavor and benefit both you and your child.
Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there already exists a significant number of people across the United States who are skeptics of the traditional school system, and who have withdrawn their children from a conventional public school. In the past one year and a half, the numerous disruptions to the education of children by enforced school closures as a result of COVID-19 have given homeschool advocates, who have yet to withdraw their children from school, the perfect reason to do so. Even amongst those who have no problems with the traditional school system, a sizable proportion of them are now turning to online homeschooling to ensure that their children are able to keep up with their studies. With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of abating anytime soon, now is the time for all interested parties to make the switch to online homeschooling if you have not done so.
With the emergence of new technology in recent years, there has been an increasing number of parents choosing online homeschool programs for their children. In addition, the rise of the pandemic has also solidified many worried parents’ decision for their children to forgo traditional schooling in fear of their safety. Here are some reasons why more parents are opting for homeschool programs for their children today.
With the advancement of technology, online education has been on the rise in recent years as most students have access to computers and an internet connection. With the current COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, are you considering whether to enroll your child in an online school so that he or she can still benefit from learning from home? How does an online school compare to a traditional school in this modern day and age? Let us find out more about the advantages of an online school compared to a traditional school.
Congratulations! You have signed up for an online class to learn more about your favorite subject and are excited to broaden your knowledge and earn a certificate after completion. However, if it is the first time that you are going for an online class, you may be wondering what you need to do to prepare for it. There is nothing much to worry about! Read on to find out what you can expect from online classes.
“Online homeschooling” is a term which is often used interchangeably with “homeschooling”. However, there are differences between the two terms. Homeschooling is when the child’s parents, or a dedicated teacher, conducts in-person lessons with the child on a regular basis. Meanwhile, online homeschooling is when a group of teachers manages the student’s education remotely within a structured curriculum. With the advancements in technology in the past decades, the phenomenon of online homeschooling has been slowly rising as well, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only facilitated this acceleration. Online homeschooling is ideal for students who feel that their intellectual capabilities and creativity are stifled in a conventional classroom environment which places more emphasis on conformity and homogeneity. If you are considering withdrawing your child from school and enrolling them in an online school, read on to find out more information about online schooling.