- Mary Saville
- Charlottesville, VA
- United States
Educator - STEM, ACTS Homeschool Teaching Support
Homeschool, Public School, Private School, Unschool - what choices have YOU made regarding your child's education?
There are many forwarding thinking debates here, and I appreciate them all. Right now, I want to pause and ask the question, what are you actually doing? What educational choices have you made, and why?
I have feet in several camps, with children in public school while I teach at an educational co-operative for homeschoolers. I attended private, faith-based school for twelve years from elementary through high-school, loved some of it and hated some of it.
I've gotten to see pros and cons of each system.
I have chosen public schooling for my children because of convenience, support services available, low cost, and because I believe that public schooling will expose my children to a diversity of people and ideologies.
I chose to teach at a co-op because it has been the easiest way for me to support my family while reaching young minds.
Please refrain from debating or commenting negatively on someone else's choices. Let's openly and honestly share what we are actually doing, and why - and let the esoteric debates lie still for just a minute.