Home Schooling Your Children on the Internet
Do you have children in school - or are you planning for it soon?
Have you asked yourself if public schools are really doing all they can to improve your child and educate him or
her for the real world?
Do you try to stifle desires to send them to private schools because of the cost or the
perceived 'elitist' mentality?
Have you ever had a day arrive when your child comes home worn out, agitated and frustrated and thought to
yourself "I'd love to keep my child home and teach him myself - if only I had the time."
Now, maybe you can. Here are some of the options.
PRIVATE SCHOOLS COST MONEY
Yes, private schools are sought by the wealthiest and most privileged of society. Although some would likely
debate the benefits of private schooling over public schooling most parents probably have considered the option and
would jump at the opportunity to give private schooling to their children if it appeared.
Unfortunately, for most families, private schooling is simply not a reality. At a cost of $7000 and upwards, the
ability to afford such education is beyond their means. Religious affiliated schools are less expensive, but still
not an option for many families with a cost of several thousands per year.
HOME SCHOOLING TAKES PARENTS TIME
Traditional home schooling where the parent is the supervisor of the child's work is another option. With
fantastic resources and helpful teachers to assist, it has been a form of education that can be the answer to
parents who want the one-on-one education that public schools cannot provide.
Home schooling has been the basis of society for thousands of years - long before schools came about. However,
in today's society it can be difficult for parent's to maintain the supervision of assignments that is needed for
home schooling. This may become even more of an issue as a child gets into the higher grades and parents are
unfamiliar with the curriculum or are working and do not have as much time to assist them.
INTERNET HOME SCHOOLING
A new addition to education, the internet is now providing the ability for parents to give their child an
enhanced curriculum, control over education, and online support. This will all cost much less than private school
at an average cost of $900 per year.
Older children can benefit from online teachers who are able to supervise the work - a huge benefit for working
or single parents. Many accredited Internet schools offer similar courses to those available in private
Joel Turtel, who is the author of "Public Schools, Public Menace: How Public Schools Lie to Parents and Betray
Our Children," says that busy working parents can give their kids a quality, low-cost education at home using the
Internet. “K through 12th grade Internet schools can take most of the homeschooling burden off parent's backs.”
Perhaps this is the answer you've been looking for.