Meaning of homeschooling in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhəʊmskuːlɪŋ/


mass noun
  • The education of children at home by their parents.

    ‘Their options now will be private schools or home-schooling.’
    • ‘Within the last decade, however, home-schooling has become part of the mainstream in education reform discussions.’
    • ‘A lot of home-schooling organizations offer opportunities to link such students.’
    • ‘Public schools cannot offer this sort of education, and most families are ill-equipped to do so through home-schooling.’
    • ‘I know but I figured it would be harder for them to switch from home-schooling to regular school than you.’
    • ‘Jennifer, who says she appreciates the one-on-one attention she received from home-schooling, is now in 10th grade, and she consistently receives high marks.’
    • ‘Well, you can always go back to home-schooling.’
    • ‘But there was an upside, not only did home-schooling allow her more time with Adriana but it also gave her a chance to escape all the nasty comments, disgusted looks and hassle that would've come from fellow students.’
    • ‘Rees made the transition from home-schooling to a more bustling international school where he discovered a love, and talent, for bass guitar.’
    • ‘There was a long pause before Ellie said, ‘I hear home-schooling is a good option.’’
    • ‘His iconoclasm is further reflected in his home-schooling of his daughter Samira.’
    • ‘She's had repeated attacks since then and had home-schooling until she started Grade 9.’
    • ‘I think we'll stick with home-schooling for a while.’
    • ‘The tale has strong resonances in Eva Sallis's own life… a world of home-schooling, prodigious talent and claustrophobic expectation.’
    • ‘The state of New Jersey does not require home-schooling parents to file any reports documenting that their children are actually being educated.’
    • ‘We are a middle income, home-schooling family.’
    • ‘Shortly after my expulsion, Jeremy had started me on a formal home-schooling program, which satisfied the state.’
    • ‘Since 1991, the law allows home-schooling and private schools, though there are few private schools.’
    • ‘There seems to be some who believe that this is a typical day in a home-schooling classroom.’
    • ‘That is why there is now a large home-schooling movement in this country.’