Is Homeschooling Right for My Family?
What is homeschooling?
Homeschooling is a flexible, self-paced approach to learning, facilitated by a parent or guardian. It often takes place at home, but can happen anywhere, and at any time. The number of US families homeschooling has doubled! Families are finding that homeschooling meets their family’s needs for reasons you may not expect.
1.2 million students have left public schools since 20201
11% of families in the United States homeschooled in 20212
Homeschool is legal in all 50 states3
96% of Time4Learning families plan to continue homeschooling4
Is homeschooling the same thing as remote learning?
Unlike virtual schools with teachers, we empower you to take control of what, when, where, and how your child learns. There are no long video calls or “classrooms.” The student-centered pacing means that your child can learn anywhere on their personalized schedule. Meanwhile as a homeschooling parent, you can control the health, safety, and socio-emotional environment of your child. In fact, 60% of Time4Learning Families chose to homeschool to have more control.4
Do I need to homeschool my child at home?
Time4Learning’s curriculum is available on-demand. Homeschooling can take place anywhere, and at any time. Enjoy the flexibility! Most homeschoolers spend about 2-3 hours each day learning online.5
Do homeschoolers miss out on opportunities for socialization?
There’s more time to socialize! Homeschoolers join clubs, participate in athletics, and take group field trips. They often connect with other families on social media. 5.2 is the average # of extracurricular activities per homeschooler.6
What if I don’t feel qualified to teach homeschool?
No problem! Time4Learning provides the lesson planning, instruction, practice and skill building, assessment, grading, and record-keeping to support parents and keep kids on track.
Time4Learning has served over 1 million students over our 18 years of support. Our program includes more than 20,000 activities to help your child learn.
36 U.S. states are without formal homeschool parental education requirements.7
Will a homeschooled student have trouble getting into college?
Applying to college is no more difficult for homeschoolers than students who attended a public or private school. Some scholarships are even designed for homeschoolers!
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