More times than I can count I’ve met young parents who are very “warm” to the idea and the benefits of educating their kids completely outside the system.
BUT they simply can’t pull the trigger. Despite the 19 positive reasons they admit, all too often a single negative reason or unwarranted fear stops them in their tracks.
So proudly they assert they will “supplement” outside of school hours.
Okay. That’s a swell idea in theory….but in practice it simply is impossible.
Why? Because the kids not only get too much homework, but the cumulative effect of coerced, ineffective, boring group instruction is that they will most certainly develop a real aversion to “learning”.
Here’s a good article that gives more insight into this “impossibility”