Many parents think that educating children were meant to transfer knowledge and nurture it. So that the parents send children's education only to school or other formal institutions. When in fact the essence of education, is not it. I think the essence of education is to build positive character and potential latent in a child that appears, and then raise and develop which then can be beneficial to himself, family, community, and country. And, I believe that the role is to do the task are the parents in the home because the intensity of the communication is mostly done between parent and child. However, it does not mean the school is not good for children's education.
Humans learn by imitating or copying of the natural surroundings or environment. As proof, you can know how early humans learned to hunt from the beast, with strong nails and fangs and sharp, the animal is able to subdue prey. Then, humans made device resembling a nail or a sharp and powerful fangs of rock or wood. The fact is humans are learning from the environment by imitating. Likewise, a child, he will learn how to mimic the environment in which he lives.
From the brief description above, it is clear that a good parent, must educate their children at home than send them to a formal school. Due to the fact, the positive character and potential latent in the person of a child was largely shaped by the circumstances that created the child by the parents at home. Instead of teaching children about school lessons, the most important is to offer a good role model for them imitate the good things from the environment.