Homeschooling is a practice in which students undergo guidance from their teachers while at home. It is a campaign that introduces children to a variety of problems, rendering it ineffective as a viable solution to public schools.
Though it is not always possible to obtain homeschooling numbers, it has been calculated that 2.9 percent of 1.5 million children are educated at home.
As a result, the percentage of homeschooling must be reduced in order to maximize the number of difficulties that children encounter while participating in this form of education.
II. Topic Sentence for Point #1: Home schooling will expose the kids to socialization challenges.
a. The kids get isolated from their peers. This will lead to the challenge of being unable to interact with people both in their present life and in future.
b. The type of instruction is done by either parents or tutors employed by parents who may not be appropriately skilled. Unlike the highly trained teachers who teach the kids in schools, those that train them at home always do not have the required qualifications.
III. Topic Sentence for Point #2: It is hard for a child to discover their potential when they learn at home. Children are able to learn many skills from each other and in the process get to know what they can do best.
a. In public schools, the kids are able to receive both the emotional and technical support compared to when taught at home whereby they are all alone with one tutor or their parents.
b. The children who spent their time at home as opposed to school also do not have enough time to exploit their diverse talents.
c. Parents are also not well equipped as far as how they need to teach their children and advise them on what to do to exploit their talents.
IV. Topic Sentence for Point #3: The child who learns from home waste a lot of precious time and cannot be able to relate well with fellow citizens in the future.
a. Homeschooling cause children to believe that there is a good reason for their withdrawal from the society, thus develop a negative attitude towards other people.
b. The kids get separated from the society in several perspectives like mentally, physically and socially.
V. Counterargument Paragraph
Topic Sentence: Opponents of schools as the best mode of educating a child argues that when we say the school is the best place to learn about how to socialize they refute.
a. School is the worst way of learning how to socialize with people since students are not taught how to socialize at all.
b. The school system is not good for kids since the children are not trained how to treat each other.
VI. Rebuttal to Counterargument:
Topic Sentence: Despite of the fact that home schooling can be beneficial, it is a system that needs to be reduced o as to improve the education system.
a. The interaction between the children at others in the public schools is what improves their sociability.
b. Even though some parents claim that their kids are safer when they learn from home, they expose them to several challenges that will affect their future lives.
Summary of hook in intro: Home schooling has led to several challenges among the kids who learn through the method.
Broad re-statement of assertion: Educational administrators should encourage parents to make use of the public schools teachers by allowing their kids to learn in this schools rather than engaging them in home schooling.
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