Some parents for some reasons do not want their children to attend regular schools. It might have its benefits and genuine reasons from the parents, but the disadvantages outweigh the benefits. This article will explain the point to point on the disadvantages of homeschooling.
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As a parent with homeschooling kids, you must be home all day. There is no way you will leave kids at home and get to work. You need to research and learn more about what the kids need at what stage. At some point, because you are not a trained teacher, it can be hard to give the right kind of information to the kids. As a parent you will not have time to work, this might affect the financial status of your family.
Some people say that home schooled children are better behaved than those who go to regular schools. While this might be true because the standards are set by parents, the social life of such kids is poor compared to regular school goers. The interaction with other kids is important; a kid will know how to interact with others and how to carry themselves in the society. If you homeschool a child, they will miss out the activities done by other kids of their age.
There is a lot of information circulating in a class full of different students. Students at the school are allowed to give different opinions on matters. They are as well allowed to ask questions on matters they do not understand. This equips the growing mind with a lot of information. If your kid is always home with their sister or brother, they will never learn what other kids learn at school. They get limited knowledge. The idea of having your kid’s ideas challenged or supported by other kids matter a lot to them. You will deny a kid a lot of knowledge and mental growth by having them indoors for school. Interaction with other kids is important.