With the emergence of a COVID-19 variant, problems with the vaccine rollout and pandemic fatigue, even more parents are homeschooling their children —a 9 percentage point increase since the start of the 2019–20 school year. It is estimated that 43% of all students who switched to homeschooling were from traditional public schools. This school year, it is estimated that 16 percent of children are being homeschooled.
I can help you make the educational SHIFT. I help with learning styles testing, curriculum customization, seek to improve family relationships, incorporate study skills and success hacks for all levels of education.
Making the SHIFT from traditional school to homeschool can be daunting. More than likely, you have no idea where to start, what to buy or what the best learning style is for your child. Coming out of traditional school mid-year can make it challenging to find the resources and the people to talk with. If you believe that you don't have the everyday skills to home educate your child, read the bullet points below and remember - there are no cookie cutter homeschools.
Homeschool students score above average on achievement tests regardless of their parents’ level of formal education or their family’s household income.
Whether homeschool parents were ever certified teachers is not related to their children’s academic achievement.
The home-educated typically score 15 to 30 percentile points above public-school students on standardized academic achievement tests.
78% of peer-reviewed studies on academic achievement show homeschool students perform statistically significantly better than those in institutional schools (Ray, 2017).
Degree of state control and regulation of homeschooling is not related to academic achievement.
Home-educated students typically score above average on the SAT and ACT tests that colleges consider for admissions.
Homeschool students are increasingly being actively recruited by colleges.
Top 8 Reasons Why Families Choose to Home Educate
1. Customize or individualize the curriculum and learning environment for each child
2. Accomplish more academically than in schools - The home-educated typically score 15 to 30 percentile points above public-school students on standardized academic achievement tests.
3. Enhance family relationships between children and parents and among siblings
4. Provide guided and reasoned social interactions with youthful peers and adults
5. Use teaching methods different than those typically in institutional schools
6. Provide a safer environment for children and youth, because of physical violence, drugs and alcohol, psychological abuse, racism
7. As an alternative education approach when schools are closed due to acute health situations such as related to disease (e.g., Covid-19, Coronavirus)
8. Teach and impart a particular set of values, beliefs, and worldview to children and youth.
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/Enhance Family Relationships/Incorporate Study Skills/
Set Educational Goals/Motivation/Academic Success
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