Home schooling on the rise

I read recently that the United States Department of Education estimates that more than 2 million students are homeschooled. In the UK, the numbers haven’t quite reached that level – but the popularity of alternative forms of education continues to grow. A few years ago, I would have found this surprising. But after five years of teaching on-line, it’s clear to me that it has major benefits compared to a “traditional” education. For me, the...