In the era of technological advancement, online schooling is preferred over the face to face classes by many families. Online schooling provides an opportunity for students all over the world to complete their schooling as per their convenience. There are many International homeschool programs all over the world which are platforms that integrate students, teachers and parents under a single umbrella of online school.
But one question arises, why online schooling? Here are some advantages of online schooling that may be a sufficient answer.
Some families have schedules that make them move from place to place very often or some have a family obligation. In such cases, online schooling helps you to study wherever you are; all you need is access to the internet. The children are guided by a structural and flexible procedure in order of their convenience.
Online schooling reduces your expense; you do not have to pay for commuting such as car maintenance, fuel or public transportation.
The students are not time-bounded, they can learn at their own pace; which makes them understand better. They can work anytime which suits their schedule but within the purchased time-frame. It teaches them how to manage time and they are able to manage their studies and time tables independently.
The student can join virtual study groups online using free online software. Group studies will help the child a lot as he can get his questions answered and clear the doubts. Children can share presentations, ideas, assignments etc. which will help each and every member of the group.
Instant grading system and record-keeping
As soon as the child gives a test or an assignment, in 90% of the cases, the computer calculates the result on the spot and the child gets immediate feedback. The system keeps a track of the grades and activities which means that the parents can keep a track on the attendance record and grade book and print reports.
There are many more benefits of online learning but these may be enough for you, as a parent, to decide whether it is good for your child or not.