The popularity of homeschooling had escalated over the last decade. According to the “National Home Education Research Institute” (NHERI), a staggering 1.5 million people in America are home-schooled ever since it was first legalized during the 1900s. (Moitozo, 7)A child would not lack social skills nor would the child be afraid to associate themselves with others. Homeschooling does not mean a child would be contained in a house and isolated from the world. As a matter of fact, every child needs to be educated physically, such as participating in sports. The parents would provide a form of physical education by enrolling the student in a basketball team or even a dance studio. During this time, the student would have time to associate themselves with other children.
A lot of individuals believe that because of a lack of deadlines and pressure in the home school setting, learners become habitual of taking less amount of pressure. Which causes individuals to be more attracted to doing business. Because of the lack of interface with their peers, students at home have fewer amounts of social skills and a smaller amount of practice in working as a team that makes them unable to work collectively.
A lot also believe that home-schooled learners usually have more amount of spare time, but they do not seem to engage in as many activities to utilize their spare time effectively. Due to this, they become unable to manage their time and cannot practice working in pressure in terms of deadlines. Moreover, they do not get a chance to have a life out, they become unable to experience a lot, which makes it more difficult for them to survive actively in society.
A large population believes that Home schooling deprives individuals of acknowledging all the various types of choices and opinions that others can offer. They get in-touched with their parents only. hence they get a limited amount of awareness and understanding. Eventually, they turn out to be clones of their own parents.