Sending our Teen to High School at Abot Tala Self-Directed Centre

We’re at a crossroads with our eldest son Pablo’s education. On one hand, we had acknowledged his interests and educated him using unconventional methods; on another, we live in the Philippines where accreditation hover ever so heavily above you. To give you a brief recap on our homeschooling, we had been on an independent, interest-led homeschooling journey for many years, so when we decided to go back into the system, our children were only allowed to enrol at the grade level next to their last DepEd-accredited levelsĀ  This poses a great challenge for our family, especially if we want to […]

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Loving my Kinesthetic Learner

Do you have a kinesthetic child? I do. And he makes me crazy. Not in a bad way. Okay, sometimes, he makes me go crazy in a bad way. Like today when I had a deadline to beat at work, a hundred blogs I need to write (an exaggeration, of course, but you catch my drift), and the house is a mess. That’s one thing about having a Kinesthetic learner. There’s a huge chance your house is a total mess. Kinesthetic learners are, in a nutshell, tactile learners. They learn more through touching things, trying them out, observing them as […]

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