Category Archives: Starting Homeschool

Learning is what you make of it

February had whizzed past and we are in mid March already! We started swimming sessions with coaching by Amrita and Samanta, who were in competitive swimming in their younger days. It is so good to see them working with the … Continue reading

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Instead of school (Part 1)

  Instead of school, which is rigid and unchangeable, we can build a learning community which is flexible and changeable, to accommodate each child’s unique learning preference. Children do not need a lot in order to learn and to grow … Continue reading

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Which method shall we adopt?

Which method shall we adopt for our children? Montessori? Glen Doman?Kumon? Waldorf? Mental Math? Right brain, Left Brain? The choices out there are many! But we are practitioners of none. Here are our reasons:

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Pertinent questions on homeschooling

Here is a refresher……. for those who have decided to walk the path of homeschooling 1. How do we start?

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A – Z of Homeschooling: R is for Responsible Living (2)

We read for knowledge, information and pleasure (not necessarily in that order). But is the knowledge gained through reading alone adequate to impact positive change in our lives? Let’s think about it.

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A – Z of homeschooling: R is for Reading

Judging from the plethora of books in the market on “How to teach your baby/child to read” and hundreds of similarly titled books, we can safely deduce that parents and educators view the ability to read (and starting as early … Continue reading

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A – Z of Homeschooling: P is for Potential

The beauty about being human is that each and every one of us is born with unlimited potentials. The tragedy that befalls most of us is that this is not recognized and instead of bringing out these potentials, we systematically … Continue reading

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