It’s the S-word again. This time from a survival and preparedness site:
Homeschooling socialization is by far the most major conflict in relation to homeschooling. The problem is that, by removing your children from the public school environment, you are depriving them of the social development offered by public schools. After all, it would be difficult for a child to develop social skills when they are not given the opportunity to interact with other children. As such, this remains as a huge homeschooling disadvantage.
All along I had been thinking it was one of the greatest advantages of homeschooling. Maybe… oh, I will let it go. It is in the rankings for Worst Headline of the week. Read it here.
Some positive thoughts on homeschooling socialization: