Question #1 was “How do you know what to teach them?”
Question #2 was “How do you know they are keeping up?”
Another frequently asked questions about homeschooling I get is, “What if you miss something?”
I think no matter the setting, very little information that is not chosen is meaningfully “learned”. I graduated from a private, NJ high school, with a good grade point average and I do not remember most of what I was ‘taught’ – because I never ‘learned’ it.
Being that most of us have been through traditional school settings, many of us feel that the ‘scope and sequence’ presented by schools or purchase curriculum