Homeschooling Help for Parents
Are you a parent looking for help with homeschooling your child? Perhaps you are a parent considering teaching your children from home, but are unsure where or how to get started? Maybe you are seeking the help of other tutors, but do not know where to find them? Do you live in a remote area and cannot find a tutor locally to teach your child? Do not worry, help is available. In this article, we will discuss the reasons why parents choose to home-school their children, the benefits of learning online from home, as well as point you in the right direction, so that you can find the perfect tutor for your child.
Why Do Parents Choose To Homeschool Their Children?
Homeschooling or home education/home-based learning is becoming an increasingly common choice for parents, who wish to educate their children from home, rather than from a formal or traditional school. According to the National Center For Education Statistics (NCES) 850,000 children in 1999 were home-schooled in the USA alone. This number rose to 1.1 million in 2003, and in 2007 there were an estimated 1.5 million students learning from home. This number is expected to rise dramatically over the coming years. There are a number of reasons why parents choose to school their children from home;
Schools -The student could not get into a desired school of choice, poor learning environments at certain schools, parents object to what local schools teach.
Beliefs - Parents may have religious or personal beliefs relating to how a child should be educated.
Special Needs - The child may have special needs or require certain supervision that some schools are unable to provide.
Convenience - Some parents find homeschooling convenient, especially if a family live in a remote location or do not have access to reliable transport.
How LearnByCam Can Help Parents & Children With Home Education.
It can be a very daunting and stressful time when deciding to move your child out of school and opting for educating them from home. The pressure falls on the parents to try to give their children the best education they can. Most parents aren't qualified teachers and therefore, often seek the help of external tutors. Here at LearnByCam we offer parents a large selection of online tutors to choose from. Whether your child needs help with Mathematics, English and Science or wish to improve their language or musical skills, we have or great choice of experienced and dedicated tutors, that are able to deliver a personalised one-to-one lesson, specifically tailored to your child's needs. Our lessons take place online using web-cams, Skype or our Virtual Classroom.
There are number of great benefits for parents and children who wish to learn online from home; here are just a few.
Safety (your child learns from the comfort and safety of your home. You do not have to visit the tutor, nor they visit you. You can also supervise the lesson as it happens.)
Convenience (you decide when you wish your child to learn, at the time most convenient for you and your child.)
Savings (you save time and money by avoiding needless travel. It's so easy to get started and find a tutor even if you live in a very remote area.)
Quality (with LearnByCam parents have access to thousands of quality tutors that are able to deliver the exact help your child needs.)
Furthermore, most of our tutors offer the "First Lesson for Free", so you and your child can try them without any risks, contracts or obligations.
If you are a parent wishing to learn more, simply click on the following link Homeschool Help for Parents or contact our tutors today and arrange an online lesson.
Posted by LearnByCam Admin Team - Monday, February 11, 2013 9:44 AM
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