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Parenting 101: 7 Ways To Raise Eco-Friendly Children

Raising eco-friendly children has never become a necessity until today. With all the environmental issues we are facing, it is a must that we raise children to be more conscious about nature and the planet.

Although getting children to care about their surrounding may seem like a daunting task, it is highly doable. In fact, there are many simple ways to nurture the little ones’ interest in nature. Here are a few easy ways to help you in raising eco-friendly children:

Show them how to Save Water

Children learn by imitation and the best way to teach them to do something is by showing them. When you lecture them about saving water, show them how it is done. Show them how to save water by using a glass when brushing their teeth. You can also demonstrate the proper way of using the shower and saving water while taking a bath.

Adopt a Pet

Adopting a pet is an effective way to encourage empathy and responsibility in children. It is also a practical way to get them to care for nature. It might be a major decision for the family, but you can start by adopting a hamster or a rabbit. You can move on to adopting bigger pets, like a cat or a dog, when your child is older.

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Education: “No Place Like Home” Philippine Homeschool Conventioin 2019

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“There is no school equal to a decent home, and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” So goes a quote attributed to well-known nonviolence movement leader and Nobel Prize winner Mahatma Gandhi.

Indeed, truer words have never been said. After all, children first learn within the confines of their homes amidst loving parents and well-meaning caregivers. At home, children learn the basics of communicating, personal care, and proper conduct. It is within the safety of the home that they first learn about family, love, and security.

This is why we from Educating for Life or EFL want to gather together with our fellow homeschoolers as one community at the Philippine Homeschool Convention {PHC} 2019: to connect with and inspire one another to be the “teachers” and build the “schools” that Gandhi was talking about.

EFL, a group composed of four homeschooling moms, organizes events for homeschoolers and other individuals or groups that are into homeschooling and what we like to call “intentional education.” We have been organizing events for families ~ homeschoolers, in particular ~ since 2014.

This year, EFL, in partnership with Moneygment and SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier, is pleased to present the No Place Like Home Philippine Homeschool Convention.

Believing that there is no place like home ~ especially when it comes to teaching our children—we invite our fellow parents to gather together at this year’s PHC so we can equip ourselves and bravely forge ahead in the difficult but extremely rewarding task of educating our children not just academically, but in other aspects too.

Character. Virtues. Life lessons. These are things that children don’t normally learn from textbooks and within classroom walls.

It is the essence of home, of family, of this virtuous calling of educating our children that we celebrate in the upcoming No Place Like Home: Philippine Homeschool Convention 2019.

To be held on 07 September, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier, Taguig City, this year’s convention will gather hundreds of Filipino parents and provide them with inspiration and encouragement to live out their calling as their children’s primary educators.

More Information About the PHC 2019

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Children: Inclusive Education System

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Nathan Dumlao

What is an inclusive education?

Inclusive education is all about educating children with special needs along with children without special needs. The aim of inclusive education is not to create any differentiation between general training and special education. In fact, they expect the schools to restore themselves and allow the special children in.

Now, people advocate that the children with special needs are welcomed into the school,and they create a set-up that respects them, nurtures them and empowers them in the long run. Therefore, if you have such a target group where you have children with diverse needs which is representative of a healthy population, then there is so much more than the school must gear up for.

It is important to remember that inclusion is not just being in there with the healthy children in a regular school. The children must not feel the idea of not belonging to that place. It is a massive responsibility that needs proper planning before starting it. Teaching works and instruction is essential. The training of teachers can help in making such projects successful.

Inclusive School System Requirements

The inclusive school requirements are very different from the normal one. The system needs to change each aspect of it to make it work. The two main elements that need immediate and utmost changes are:

  1. Concerning the inclusive school or college curriculum, you would require a lot of flexibility
  2. Regarding teaching methodologies and expertise on the part of the teachers, there is a need for proper training

What Does This New Ideology Trying To Promote?

Three main points are in focus of people who are trying to promote the inclusive education system. These are:

  1. It seeks to bring social cohesion
  2. It tries to create a more responsible and patient society
  3. It tries to undo the harm that is done to the people who are differently abled

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Healthy Children: Easy Ways To Get Your Kids Moving

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Studies have shown that kids that get a sufficient amount of physical activity perform better in school, and have higher self-esteem. Unfortunately, kids may not be getting as much physical activity as they need. Between studying and spending leisure time glued to a screen, it sometimes feels impossible to cram in some good old fashioned play.

While us adults think of exercise as hitting the treadmill or a spin class, exercise looks a lot closer to fun for kids. Think dance, soccer, bike rides, swimming or chasing friends during a game of tag.

Sort Out the Logistics

While it’s easy to just tell your child to go outside and play with a stick in the backyard, the reality is, many parents don’t feel comfortable just setting their kids free in the world. Instead, help your child pick a sport or physical activity that fits easily with their schedule, and is convenient for you to drive or walk them to.

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Empower Kids through Coding with JACK

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Do you know your kids could do so much more with their iPads and computers? Imagine them creating their own apps and games, or even building and programming their own robots through coding. Yes, it’s possible! The great thing is learning how to code at a young age has become more accessible with the Junior Academy for Coding Knowledge {JACK}.

JACK, a premier study center nestled in the heart of Ortigas, aims to equip kids and teens with basic coding knowledge and develop their skills through hands-on training.

Currently, JACK offers various courses designed to sharpen their logical-thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as boost their creativity. These courses are carefully grouped into three to allow them to specialize in a specific track.

First is the Create Track, where students learn coding as they specialize in developing applications using various tools.

For students who want to specialize in programming by coding machines to life, they can enroll in the Play and Learn with STEM Track.

Last is the Tinker Track, where students can specialize in courses that will mold the young engineer in them.

Time to empower the children of today to be innovators. Why let them just play when they could be the creator of the next big app or game? Enroll them in one full track or enroll them in individual courses from different tracks. The great thing is discounts are available if students enroll in multiple courses.

You can also get 5% off from your total registration fee if you use my promo code. Simply type Mumwrites x JACK in the promo code field when you register. Note that if you are eligible for other JACK discounts, the higher discount will be applied.

To register, go to jack.com.ph/register. For more information, you may check jack.com.ph or contact 0977-8410482.

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3 Tips On How To Boost Your Child’s #MultipleIntelligence + The June “I Choose” Promo

my little schoolboy on his first day in Kinder!

The little man is back to school this year as a Kinder student. I know it will be more challenging as he gears up towards elementary education. He will be away in school longer this time and with more subjects to study, too. Can you believe they now have Science and Social Studies in Kinder? During my time, all I remember about Kinder is story time, a little bit of pencil work, and play! Children these days really have a lot more in their plate and they face more challenges daily compared to the children of past generations.

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My Multiple Intelligent little man ~ new experience at the Marvel Avengers exhibit last summer {people smart}, playing with our Explore Sandbox telescope and reading books before bedtime {Brain Smart}, and running free in the park {Body Smart}

Jared did perform really well in class last year and I would love for him to do the same this year. More than getting good grades in school, I would love for him to enjoy learning, be a well-rounded person, and grow up to achieve his full potentials and make the most of his life. Lofty goals, I know, but I am taking small steps towards those goals. Meanwhile, I will make sure he gets adequate amount of sleep, as well as sufficient amount of nutrition his growing body needs to get through our daily goals. I will also ensure that he gets enough play to unwind and relax, and I will constantly remind him to do his homework and other school-related activities promptly. Of course, I will always be ready to give him the right amount of affection and encouragement to keep him going and to improve his self-esteem.

It is also of utmost importance that I boost my child’s Multiple Intelligence. Here are 3 reasons why Multiple Intelligence is essential not only in the classroom but more so in life:

  • It allows children to be balanced and well-rounded individuals later in life, who can function as effective members of the society.
  • Multiple Intelligence-based teaching and activities fosters “teaching for understanding” that allows children to have positive learning experiences, as well as the capability to create solutions to problems.
  • It also opens multiple opportunities for children in later life, as well as inspires multiple achievement beneficial to the child’s self-esteem and self-worth

And here are a few of the ways on how I plan to boost the little man’s Multiple Intelligence: