Blog - Educate through learning
For my kids’ education I wanted a school where they could have fun learning plenty of real life skills. A place where enthusiastic teachers could help kids discover and become passionate about anything. Become resourceful, develop initiative, intuition, creativity, self-confidence and soft skills. Needless to say I couldn’t find such a place. Perhaps because it would require one teacher for every student given the complexity of any real life skill, or enthusiastic teachers skilful in a broad range of disciplines, or because nobody would take the risk of kids being injured, or because we don’t have a method for teaching kids complex skills…
At first I thought of home schooling my kids to educate them through learning but, when I noticed that they saturate after 1-3 hours of intense learning per day, I decided to adopt an hybrid approach. They still go to school and I tutor my kids after school from 3 to 6pm. Since they are trained they are not exhausted when they finish school, instead excited about doing plenty of empowering learning activities outside with their dad.
In this blog I am sharing some of the important things I have learned while tutoring my kids. I believe they could be helpful for parents who want to help kids learn new things and for private tutors who would like to teach kids effectively and increase kids’ engagement.
“Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses — especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” Leonardo Da Vinci
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