Thinking of IGCSE

Our daughter has been home schooled since the last 8 years. We have seen to it that all three of our children get a solid foundation in all subjects, and most importantly an understanding of what is right and wrong. The Bible has been our reference for what is right and wrong. Parents should teachContinue reading “Thinking of IGCSE”

Indian homeschoolers, the Journey so far

This is a synopsis not only of our personal journey into homeschooling but also of the Indian homeschooling scene and our experiences over the past few years. Personal journey When we started homeschooling our daughter Grace in 2005, we could count on our fingertips the families who were homeschooling. We heard about homeschooling from aContinue reading “Indian homeschoolers, the Journey so far”

What does a college education provide?

Surprised? ‘Only 10% grads are employable’ Higher Edu Must Be More Flexible, Says NAAC Chief TIMES NEWS NETWORK  16th Jan 2012 Pune: Chairman of the National assessment and accreditation council (NAAC) executive committee, Goverdhan Mehta, has called for an innovative approach to raise the employability of graduates passing out of universities with traditional arts, commerceContinue reading “What does a college education provide?”

Candle making at home, first attempt

We got a candle making kit and decided to try it out. It was fun, we learnt a few things, made some mistakes, and finally made a candle! This process teaches principles from Physics, Chemistry, colour mixing, patience, preparation and timing. Here is what you will need: Time: 30 minutes A small steel pan [likeContinue reading “Candle making at home, first attempt”

Moon watching

The New Year started with an interesting Astronomical lesson for us. The team from Nehru Planetarium arrived by 6:30 pm with their astronomical equipment. The evening started with a powerpoint presentation explaining the Solar system, planets and other interesting facts about Astronomy. Through powerful 4 inch Telescopes from Nehru Planetarium, and with a lively PowerContinue reading “Moon watching”