More Koreans Choose Homeschool Option

It’s a growing trend in Korea too. Individual learning styles are a key reason.
After his parents pulled him out of elementary school to be home schooled last December, nine-year-old Paju resident Kim Seong-hyeon recently received a strange gift: a refrigerator.
His interest in electronic products inspired his parents to purchase him a refrigerator for him to take apart and put back together.
“I took it apart and put it back together over several days. Then I read a few books on refrigerators, and came to have a sense on how these machines operate,” Kim said.
After being pressured by a tight daily schedule at school, Kim is now cultivating his own talent through home schooling. Read more…

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