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Home Schooling Essays

by czary Jacek

Could you grade my home schooling essay?

Some people believe that teaching children at home is best for a child’s development while others think that it is important for children to go to school.

Discuss the advantages of both methods and give your own opinion.

Education was carried at homes for centuries. There were not schools. Teachers were hired for wealthy people. The poor could not afford for teachers so their children did not take any education. The most people were illiterate. Then appeared voices that more education could improving life of all class of society. So schools were established, but education at home was still popular at wealthier homes. Both school and education at home have some advantages and disadvantages.

Teaching children at home gives them more opportunity to understand any subject. All attention is paying to one pupil and every question is answered. There is no possibility to cheat or be unprepared to lesson. Students could develop their interesting in any subject very easily. This is the better way to be very good prepared for every exam. But, in general, this is the most expensive way to have well educated child. Children, who are educated alone, have less friends and colleagues, are more selfish and could have difficulties in adult life.

School, again in general, is reasonably cheaper than home education. There is less attention for one pupil but among more children is some kind of rivalry. Students learn because want to be better than friend or colleague. They meet more people so their life is more civilized. Friendship for all life starts very often in school. Adult life has less mysteries for them than for children educated at homes. However there are more violence, more opportunity to meet bad company and finally end school without any education.

In conclude, school has more advantages because not only teach, but also socialize pupils. And for parenting two of the most important subjects are good education and good breeding. It is the best preparing for adult life.

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Nov 07, 2014
Homeschooling Essay
by: IELTS buddy

In your essay you have too many ideas which are not supported with reasons or examples. You are better with fewer ideas that are fully explained.

Make sure you brainstorm and plan first. Choose your best brainstormed ideas and then decide how you will support them.

Also, you are asked to give the advantages of both methods. So you should have one paragraph on the advantages of homeschooling and one on the advantages of being educated at school. However, your organisation is a bit confusing.

Also you need to work on your grammar because there are quite a few errors.

Nov 16, 2014
Please check my Homeschooling Essay and let me know where I have to improve
by: Anonymous

Some believe that it is better to teach children at home whereas the majority of people believe that it is highly recommended to send them to school for their better development. In my opinion it is more appropriate to send children to school instead of teaching them at home.

One of the biggest advantages of sending a child to school is to improve his social skill. Children will develop social skills when they are admitted in a school by interacting with their teachers and fellow students. As children’s comes from various family backgrounds and are from different financial status, they tend to learn a lot among themselves more likely by noticing each other. For example, to name a few, a child can learn about other religions or moral practices of his fellow students or he can learn the dressing habits or way of speaking of his fellow students.

Secondly, the growth/development of the child is assessed on a regularly basis by conducting exams in a school .In this era of high competition among schools to gain popularity, this process will have impact on students as it will make them become more competent and will make them ready to sustain in the really challenging world.

On the contrary, teaching the children at home also has few advantages. If children are taught at home, with complete attention/focus on the only child, he is more likely to understand the subject well. Secondly, children can be taught in a more amicable way and will be more comfortable when they are accompanied by their family at home. The dearest advantage of all discussed so far is, parents are no more required to worry about paying of high fees to schools. It is not required to pay heavy tuition fees, transport charges and purchase any of those school uniforms.

In conclusion, both of the approaches has their own advantages but sending the student to school will make him more successful in his life whereas teaching him/her at home might results in lesser fees for education but will not make him competent in the world.

Oct 12, 2015
by: Anonymous

Why there is no title? Because we want to choose a new,big,good title that no one else has writ it yet. So plz. if you can write to use a titlt just for helping in exams.PLZ

Oct 14, 2015
by: IELTS buddy

There is no need for a title in an IELTS essay.

Nov 26, 2015
Homeschooling Essay
by: Anonymous

Task response is very much straightforward from the beginning and illustrations are very logical.

Feb 27, 2016
your essay
by: Anonymous

very good essay

Feb 03, 2017
by: Anonymous

Very good, nice & interesting Homeschooling essay!!!!!!!!!

Sep 30, 2017
Please check the following and help me correct my mistakes.
by: rupali kapila

Please check the following on Home schooling essay.

Education is an enabler and every individual should have access to it. Whilst some people believe studying from home is beneficial, others have the opinion that formal schooling is essential for every child.

It is certainly true that homeschooling saves lot of time and money. To begin with, on an average 8 to 9 hours in a day are spent out of home for the purpose of schooling which includes the commutation time too. The effective study time is not beyond 4 hours. A lot of time, for instance, is wasted in extracurricular activities like celebrations and picnics. Also, the schools today have become a business center where extremely high fee is charged. Management fee, annual fee, activity fee, infrastructure fee, tuition fee, lab fee etc. are some examples of money charged under various heads by these schools.

However there are other benefits for children and society. Firstly, the regimen of going to school develops a sense of discipline in them. At school, also, a series of activities and events one after the other, period after period enables them to multitask as well as consolidate at the same time. Moreover, schooling helps children in making new friends. As a result their maturity and confidence grows enabling a fulfilling life for them.

Furthermore schooling provides a healthy competitive environment where children can analyze their strengths and shortcomings with respect to their peers.

To conclude, I believe that education is a must for all and attending schools is equally important. Schooling should be encouraged to make a liberal, open and better future for everyone.
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Jan 25, 2018
Home Schooling Essay
by: Mariam

Education is a vital element of children's development. Nowadays parents are allowed to choose either teach a child at home or sent him/her to public school. Both choices have pros and cons, but in my opinion, attending public school is a better choice for a student then a homeschoolling.

On the one hand, benefits of homeschooling cannot be overlooked. Students have flexible timetable and individual approach taking into account special needs of a child. Parents or tutors can adjust method of delivering information and pay attention to topics that student cannot understand. Also, it is known that information obtained in quite environment without any pressure or noise is easy to understand and memorise.Moreover, children in homeschools will not have a bad experience of bulling and unhealthy competition.

However, human beings are social beings and children learn from peers and adult how to cope with the social issues. Modern educational curriculum pays lots of attention on developing social and emotional skills. Facing with good and bad examples of behavior children learn what is good and bad and this play crucual role in personal establishment.

Also, schools have facilities for extra activities such as sport and art that can help develop child's talents and interests. In addition, school friend are usually become longlife friends. As an illustration, my best friend is my school friend, i know her from preschool and for me she is like sister.

In conclusion, parents want to make the best choise for their children,and the method of eduction is the crutual one. So all benefits and drowbacks should be taken into account. But in my opinion, public schools are the perfect place for harmonious development of a child.

Jul 21, 2021
by: Genius

So, first it was good for small children it explains both sides and some good points its good for homework's in 150-300 words but for long essays for higher classes it was not good at all

Jan 18, 2022
Home schooling Essay
by: Anonymous

So much errors but you have good points.

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Home Schooling Essay

by Florence Cheng
(Hong Kong)

Homeschooling is better than school.

Do you agree or disagree?

In general, most of the children study in public or private school, which is the formal way we gain knowledge from. However, some other people assert that homeschooling has more benefits. Although there are discussions on both sides, I strongly disagree that homeschooling is better.

To begin with, the reasons why people prefer homeschooling consider several benefits. First, the time schedule is more flexible than school. Parents can arrange the time of learning courses freely without the fixed routine. Second, it depends on the children’s interests of what they are passionate to study so they can be more concentrated in the subjects. Third, children do not need to worry about the stress of competition with other students. They can follow and adjust their personal progress to study, thus it is more effective for learning.

Despite I agree with some points above, the drawbacks of home learning far outweigh its advantages. Firstly, children are not likely to learn the general knowledge at home if they only focus on certain subjects. Their understanding and knowledge on various fields will be limited. Second, the lack of competition between the peer students will weaken the children’s ability of competitiveness. The less stress of competing with others, the less motivation of improvement and pursuit of better result. As a consequence, the capacity of pressure handling is lower considerably, especially adapting in the working environment in the future. Lastly, children barely have chance to develop the social skills undoubtedly due to the less interaction with the fellow children. They will become more introverted. The potential ability of leadership, communication and problem solving skills are diminished.

To conclude, I am not in favor of homeschooling. It limits the children’s whole personal development and a slower learning progress. Studying in formal school is more beneficial in terms of the physical and mental purposes.


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Jul 04, 2015
Homeschooling or School Essay
by: Anonymous

a lot of new words. Academic. I can't understand.

Jul 04, 2015
by: Anonymous

very useful

Jul 18, 2015
Home schooling
by: Anonymous

Good explanation and using good vocabulary but in the first paragraph there is one point. That is not getting clear to the readers about what you want to explain. Otherwise your essay is fantastic

Jul 25, 2015
by: Anonymous

If you strongly disagree to homeschooling, you should not point out it's advantages.

Jul 30, 2015
by: Anonymous

Very strong and easy

Sep 17, 2015
by: Anonymous

very coherent

Sep 17, 2015
Looking at both sides
by: IELTS buddy

If you strongly disagree to homeschooling, you can still discuss it's advantages. You just need to word it carefully to make sure it is clear you are showing other people's views, and not your own.

This can be more difficult if you have weaker writing skills. If you are less confident about this and have more difficultly expressing yourself, then you are better to just stick with the disadvantages, as this will be easier.

May 26, 2016
home schooling essay
by: Anonymous

Very strong Thank you

Jan 22, 2019
helpful material
by: fozia

the essay has new ideas, new words, and coherence. great efort

Apr 09, 2019
i want to be homeschooled
by: ines

I disagree because some people can have problems at school like with reading and writing but the worst part is i am in 6th grade and its the 3 trimester and i'm 98% of redoubling like if i am just tell me for me to be homeschooled. I don’t care about the time but homeschool is better. What do you think?

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Learning from Home or School Essay

by Arun Kumar
(Dubai, UAE )

Some people believe that teaching children at home is best for a child’s development while others think that it is important for children to go to school.

Discuss the advantages of both and give your opinion.

Learning from home has been recognised as the best way to develop offspring’s, while some critics suggest that going to school is far more beneficial for children. This essay will discuss the benefits of both methods, and provide statistics revealed by Oxford University recommends studying at the institutes is better-off for students when compared to studying from home.

To begin with, there is a myriad of merits of taking classes from home. Firstly, pupils staying in their comfort zone will give more freedom to express their opinions. In schools, students are restricted to talk while the class is ongoing, and young ones are reluctant to say a word; however, at home, they feel very confident to speak. Besides, they save much time travelling to school. At times, going to school can be excruciating to young minds, and they get exhausted before starting their day. This can put their mind off from learning new subjects. So, this travelling time can be spent wisely to learn extra-curricular activities such as sports or learning a musical instrument when they are at home.

Nevertheless, this essay thinks that studying at schools will outweigh the benefits of learning from home because of its noticeable benefits. Students tend to learn not only academic subjects but also social and cognitive skills at schools. It is only at the institutes where they can intermingle with other peers, and learn skills such as teamwork, group study, and sharing ideas. These skills are essential to the child’s growth. For example, as per the recent survey by Oxford University revealed that teenagers who studied at schools tend to be more innovative and intellectually competent than the students who studied online. Furthermore, there are a lot of other activities such as sports competitions, and cultural events are conducted at schools, these events can bring out the talents hidden in them.

In conclusion, despite the pros of learning from home, this essay believes that studying at schools contributes majorly to their growth.

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IELTS Essay - School versus Homeschooling

by Asmaa
(United Kingdom)

School versus Homeschooling

School versus Homeschooling

Some people believe that teaching children at home is best for a child's development while others think that it is important for children to go to school.

Discuss the advantages of both methods and give your own opinion.

Many people are in debate about whether children should be home-schooled or traditionally-schooled, and which of the two methods would be better for the child's development. While studying privately means the child will be getting a more focused and tailored education, traditional schools provide children with social and physical advantages that home-schooling does not. In this essay, I will discuss the benefits of both preferences and explain why I believe that children should be made to go into school rather than being restricted to text-book education.

Parents who choose to get private tutors for their children tend to believe that they will be getting a better education and will be smarter than publicly educated children. This is because the one to one ratio means that the child is getting all of the teacher's attention, in comparison with public school where the teacher has to divide his/her attention between twenty or thirty different children. For instance, if a tutor see's that their pupil is struggling with algebra, it would be much easier to identify and address it. Whereas, in public schools the teacher might not know unless it is raised by the student or parent. Even then, it would be difficult to find the time and energy to help the individual student. In this aspect home-schooling might be more advantageous than public schooling. Nevertheless, the other components of child education and development should still be explored.

Being taught with other children has numerous advantages that are often overlooked by supporters of home-schooling. One very obvious benefit is social interaction and its importance in dealing with strangers, learning social etiquette, building relationships and much more. Children who are given the opportunity to interact with other children and adults, will be far more socially advanced than those who are secluded to their homes. Furthermore, children who are publicly educated are able to explore and develop more interests than their privately tutored peers. For example, most school goers will play team games with their class at some point during their school years; through this they might find a new interest or hobby, they will be able to learn new skills, interact and experience competition but most importantly enjoy themselves. Through these interactions they also create relationships that extend beyond the school grounds. These are opportunities that can rarely be described for homeschooled children. The social components and fully experiencing childhood is fundamental to healthy development and must not be overlooked when choosing from the two options.

In my opinion, the social advantages gained from public school surpass the academic advantages of home-schooling. This is because while the child will learn better if his/her classes are tailored to his or her need, they may never encounter the social experiences from which they can extract skills or enjoy the atmosphere of being with similar aged children. The aim of school is to prepare children for adult life and equip them with the skills they may need at that time, irregardless of whether they progress into academic disciplines or not. Education gaps can be corrected by parents at home or after school tutoring where necessary, meanwhile there is no substitute for the social benefits of school.

In conclusion, parents choose which style of teaching best fits their expectations for their children. While some go with home tutoring, others go with traditional schooling; they both come with varying advantages. This essay discussed the main advantage of traditional schooling versus homeschooling in relation to the child’s development. It highlighted the academic benefits of private learning, as well as the social and personal gains of public school education, and explained why I think that traditional methods of schooling are far more advantageous than homeschooling.

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Teaching Children at Home Essay

by Marius M

Some people believe that teaching children at home is best for a child's development while others think that it is important for children to go to school.

Discuss the advantages of both methods and give your own opinion.

This topic is a point of contention amongst parents and teachers in today's ever changing world

I think there are many advantages for home schooling one of the most important being a more flexible approach to training a child. A parent is easily able to adjust the difficulty of lessons to cater to the child's learning capacity and level. Home schooling could also involving self-training methods and many success stories in the world today are based on this especially in the world of tech and computer. A good example being silicon valley company founders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs amongst others. The advantage being that sometimes the school curriculum is not quick enough to meet the speed at which areas in tech are moving with.

Inspite of the strong points made by parents and tutors as to the importance of home schooling, as with most things, there is a myriad of reasons supporting a child's development from teaching in school. Principal of this being the fact that home schooling is an artificial representation of the real world and hinders children from developing useful skills required to deal with life when they grow. The reality is life does not wait for any one and if kids are made to believe that classes and therefore life will be tailored to their capacities only, then there would struggle to adapt to the real world when they become adults. An example of this can be seen when the children of celebrities who were home-schooled as kids but who struggle as adults and keep away from the outside world.

I am of the opinion that schooling for kids is a delicate issue and should be handled with balance. I believe that it would be helpful for kids to attend school during term time, while during vacation period home schooling should come into effect to catch up with any gaps the child has versus school curriculum or advance their learning further. When deemed together, the success stories of home-schooling and the merits of going to school means it serves a better purpose combining the two.

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