They say homeschooling is only for young children in elementary or lower levels but high school homeschooling is also a very popular educational choice. Only this time, the decision most probably through the convincing power of the students.
Most who do homeschooling are those teenagers who cannot take the pressure at school, particularly of pressure and intimidation. Others cannot catch up with the lessons and curriculum regular school program or want to start early in life through training, internships and volunteer community work that will help them become knowledgeable and ready to fight outside of the four walls of their school.
This is why choosing a suitable curriculum for teenagers or high school is very important. There are a lot of materials or support they can get, especially on the Internet. They can talk to other homeschoolers in established groups through message boards, forums and chat to build a network. Homeschooling sites are also all over the net; they can browse the site, find a support group set up in their area, get some catalog and enroll in the curriculum or they can create their own program of study.
It is good for students who have parents who are very supportive and open-minded. But in case there is none and the student is left to implement the curriculum of its own, homeschooling helps students to stand up and depend on themselves because one thing that is developed in a self-learning ability is good and more as they engage in continuous studying on their own ,
In choosing a homeschool curriculum, better if teenagers now and take an active role in deciding which curriculum to choose the best to apply their learning styles and abilities. Better for teenagers is to create their own study program. This way, students will have a good choice of activities that develop every aspect of their personality instead of just choosing a fixed program. Anyway, there are different approaches to choose from and combine that would help in the holistic development of students.
For high school, homeschooling can help them start in life, make a step forward through practical training and internship programs depending on the specialization they wish to pursue. Computer-based jobs like software development, web design, database administration, graphic and multimedia designs, repairs and troubleshooting are very popular among the choices of training and specialization. This is a job most students who hate school like the most.
So, why force them to stay in school, the curriculum when they really can succeed in what they want and probably the best in the future.
Who Said Homeschool Is For Kids Only? It's For Highschools Too!, Pada: 12:00 PM