Homeschooling Grows with the Internet
The rise in popularity of home schooling roughly coincides with the rise of the Internet and the World Wide Web.
Home school families will tell you that one of the major problems with teaching children at home is the feeling of isolation. Whether it’s a real or imagined fear, the Internet, with its abundant sources of information and the ability of users to communicate with each other has allayed many concerns among parents who’ve decided to teach their children at home.
As a result, the Web now has many sites aimed at home schoolers, where they can gather for support and information. The sites also attract parents curious about home schooling. Read more…