An article from Australian Unschooling blog Happiness is Here on the reasons that large numbers of teachers choose to home educate their own children ‘at home’. In the UK surveys have put figures as high as one in four home educators being former teachers.
“In biology, there’s a descriptor – “indicator species”. An indicator species may be unusually sensitive to environmental changes, and biologists monitor the indicator species for signs that something is amiss in the environment.
I wonder when somebody is going to notice that teachers are an indicator species. When we leave public schools with our children, people should consider that there’s something amiss.”
Read it in full: Why Teachers Choose to Homeschool Their Own Children (Oct 2018)