A couple of months ago, I expressed my concerns about the growing homeschooling movement. To me, it makes no sense to try to teach academic subjects to your child amid the chaos of home. Plus, I think a parent is preventing a child from learning valuable social skills by isolating him or her at home. […]
Occasionally, I hear about parents who homeschool their kids. My reaction is always the same: I don’t get it. How could it possibly work to teach kids academic subjects in your home with all the distractions: pets, TV, video games, refrigerator, etc.?