Heroes, one of the weakest arguments against homeschooling is the socialization argument. For some reason, the idea has taken hold that kids who aren’t learning inside of a traditional school building are somehow cut off from society as a whole. Which is silly. I would argue that the vast majority of homeschooled kids get more socialization, not less. After all, who do people spend time with when they’re adults? More adults! Doesn’t it make sense then, that children don’t need to spend several hours a day in a room with others their same age in order to function well in the adult world? Are other children going to naturally model mature, competent behavior for them?
I think not.
But I digress. I got this great infographic on homeschooling that I really enjoyed. Here it is for you: