Homeschooling Preparation

Jan 17, 14 Homeschooling Preparation

School is very important for your children. I believe as parent you know it. There are three option that you can choose which school that you choose for your beloved children; public school, private school, or homeschooling. Between those three, homeschooling is very special. The reason is not every parent can afford and decide it for their children education. First thing first that homeschooling is not cheap. However homeschooling still has other advantages. First homeschooling is suitable for your children who has others important activity such as athlete, actor, or etc. Therefore homeschooling should be an alternative choice for your children when they spare time is very strict. Then homeschooling also has another benefit that your children can get more attention since the teacher only dealing with one student or more. However besides those advantages you need more preparation for homeschooling so that the homeschooling gives benefit for you and also your children.

Home Discipline

Remember that homeschooling is very special since a teacher only dealing with single students. Therefore before you give homeschooling for your children you should give sufficient discipline for your children first. As parent especially mother, you have been acted as personal trainer and coach for your children. Since they were born you have been teaching the so many activity and roles such as speaking, walking, tying shoes, eating, and many simpler tasks for children. When you teach your children sometime the act badly therefore you teach them discipline. Discipline is like force for your child to accept good thing. Discipline is important for every child before they take homeschooling so that when the homeschooling has begun the children can take it easily. Of course good relationship between parents and children will facilitate the homeschooling teacher roles.

The Real Guidance

School is closely related with books and also curricula. But remember that school is not about book but it is about knowledge. Book and curricula are just the material and tools for your children so that they can get the essence of the knowledge. Therefore the roles of homeschooling teacher and parent to search good material are important. No matter how good the books are, it is useless if your children cannot use it well. Make sure you know your children comprehension ability so that when you choose material that can be comprehended by your children. And last you also understand what the best teaching style for your children. During the homeschooling process the responsible is not only for the teacher but also for the parents. Therefore the learning process is always running with or without teacher.