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10 Things I Don’t Miss about Traditional School

For four years my husband and I have been homeschooling our two older children, who are now in fifth and seventh grades. Prior to that, our kids had attended both private and public schools.  I am not one of those people who insists that only one type of education is the “right” one.  Homeschooling is …


Does Homeschooling Instill Shyness?

As-Salamu `alaykum dear sister, Jazaki Allahu khayran for trusting us with your question. We ask Allah Most High to give all of us guidance and prosperity. What I understood from home ed is that your daughter is being taught at home only and not within a school facility. If my understanding is true, then I …


Can No Longer Afford Tuition Fees

In this counseling answer: “You have to gauge your situation there, and determine to what extent you can disagree with your parents, and make it clear to them that the decision is yours, as you are the parent to your children. They can suggest, they can guide, they can support, etc., but at the end of the …


Homeschooling As A Way of Protection?

In this counseling answer: “I think, ideally, if a parent can homeschooling or look after their child actively until they are 7 years of age, then after that they should enroll them in the public school system. But parents need to play an active role in the school and become an ally of the school through parent …

Homeschooling vs Public School: Which Is A Better Choice?

Homeschooling vs Public School: Which Is A Better Choice?

In this counseling answer: Historically, children have been successfully schooled using both options. To make the decision that is best in your case, consider your individual circumstances. Wa ’Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Whether to homeschool your child or not is an important dilemma that many parents go through as their children reach school age. …


How Does Homeschooling Work?

As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Homeschooling is not a philosophy with a set curriculum. It differs from region to region, and home to home. It is the parents who determine the type of education, the child’s role in the learning process, how the topics are taught, what resources are employed or whether it is book learning or education for life. …


Between the National Curriculum and Homeschooling

Any national curriculum is based on the idea of ‘schooling’, which is teaching large groups of children in a factory mode. The out fall of this for many children is that they learn to fear learning, fear failing…


To Homeschool or Not to Homeschool?-Contribution

As-salamau `aalaikum,  Dear sister, I think it is wonderful that you are thinking about your son’s education before the formal time has come. It is never too soon to look into your options and to start teaching your child. Your husband does have legitimate concerns about home schooling. Socialization, educational challenges, and even physical development …

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Homeschooling an Autistic Child

Assalaamu `alaikum dear sister, I want to address your thoughts about homeschooling your autistic child. Here is what you said in the post that described some of your concerns. “I am thinking of homeschooling him, but because of the following reasons I am a bit hesitant to do so: 1. I do not have enough …


Need To Know About Homeschooling In UK

As salamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I must say one of the best things about raising children is being a child which homeschooling offers the opportunity to do as the teaching-learning process then becomes enjoyable to both parent and child, and the discoveries more valuable especially when the learning process is shaped by the …

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