When children first attend school, they are often taught in the same classroom on a daily basis. They have the same teacher for the entire day, but specialists in subjects such as art will come to visit. This is done because it is difficult to move large numbers of small...

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One of the benefits of sending children to school is helping them learn how to cope with different social situations, and home school often prevents this learning in a formal classroom environment. While it is not a goal of schools to teach socialization, it does fall within the experience of...

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Before the advent of government education programs, all children who received any formal education were schooled at home by parents or tutors. There were few standards to be met, and the choice of subjects and advancement was controlled solely by the parents. In the last century, civilization has become much...

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