It's no secret I'm a homeschooling advocate. The reason being that, if your child is enrolled in the compulsory educational system, this system is KNOWN for sucking the imagination out of children and turning them into obedient little drones. Let's keep it real, I went to public school and you, the reader, most likely did too. Were questions encouraged? What about intelligent discourse? Pointing out inconsistencies or inaccuracies in the school curriculum? We all know that's a QUALIFIED NO! Hence, my whole reasoning behind my advocacy of homeschooling one's children.
Tag: Social and Emotional Intelligence
A Haitian Folktale that Teaches Children, “Beware of Who You Listen To…”
Haiti has such a rich history! Like many indigenous cultures, the Haitians passed down their history through oral traditions. Storytelling served two purposes: teaching, which preserved the culture, and entertainment! Tales of Bouki & Malice have been told in Haiti for as long as anyone can remember. Here’s a fun one that tells of Bouki… Continue reading A Haitian Folktale that Teaches Children, “Beware of Who You Listen To…”