Our Big Why: Homeschooling

Our Big Why: Homeschooling

While we would love for her to be able to learn and collaborate with peers, if we enrolled her in a school to “socialize” her and begin her academic endeavors, as many recommend, we would risk creating unnecessary academic and emotional stress as well as giving the view that learning is a sit down, memorize, and regurgitate endeavor. After reflection, I realized that the best way to come close to my vision of education for my children (the vision of education that I think ALL children deserve) was to home school! This vision, while I know that it can and IS met in many early childhood education facilities across the globe, it is not the majority and it is not present where we reside. There are 6 aspects of approaching a relationship with a child and their learning that I would demand from an education center. Taken together, these aspects are my vision for Early Childhood Education.

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