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Homeschool Global Filipino Themed Sports Fest

 photo IMG_0674_zpskiu1stg0.jpgA few weeks after the learn group’s field trip, the boys were telling me they miss their homeschool friends. Then the following days, they were asking if they can meet them. Poor boys, it’s a challenge for us to bring them on a play/learn date with co-homeschooled kids on a weekday, because my husband and I are both working. We cannot also schedule a play dates on a weekend, because that is where we maximized our homeschooling, unless there are special events on weekends, then we'll give way. And that's why, I am glad that recently, the boys were reunited with co-homeschoolers even for just a day, for the Homeschool Global first ever sports fest. Of course, the boys were elated after finding out, about the event. They were actually counting the days perhaps because of excitement. The Filipino themed sports fest was held last November 19 at Zabeel Park. The goal was to expose our children to Philippines’ traditional sports. I don’t think children today have any idea how to play, luksong tinik or patentero as they get to spend more time playing with gadgets, and if they hit the outdoors, I don’t think they will be playing agawang

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How to Homeschool your Child in UAE

 photo download 4_zpsgnat4icr.jpg[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="198"] photo from: http://springscharterschools.org[/caption] Homeschooling is emerging among the Filipino Community here in UAE and recently I've been receiving questions on how to homeschool in UAE. So I thought of addressing the question here (on the blog) to reach out to Filipino families in UAE who are considering homeschooling. So, let me start by defining Homeschooling. Basically, homeschooling is where parents take the responsibility of their children's education. Learning, mostly happens at home, but it is not necessarily confined to the four corners of your home. Sounds interesting? Then let's look at some frequently asked questions on how to start homeschooling. My family decided to homeschool our children, how do I start? For Filipino families, there are two ways to homeschool our children in UAE. The first option is to enroll in a DepEd accredited provider that offers support for overseas homeschoolers. Some providers have curriculum to follow, others give you the freedom to choose the curriculum that fits your children, this include local & US curriculum. You can also expand the curriculum according to your children's interest and learning style. Official Credentials will be carried out by the provider, which a homeschooler can use should he decide to enroll in a regular school in the

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