rise of homeschools in kenya

12 Reasons for the Growing Trend of Homeschooling in Kenya

When the pandemic struck, most parents had no choice but to homeschool their kids. Before that, parents were still joining the homeschooling community. Five years ago, 2 million children were being homeschooled. The number is even higher today.…
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What Are The Benefits of Homeschooling Over Public School

When the pandemic struck, most parents had no choice but to homeschool their children. Whereas seasoned parents had no stress at all, the majority of beginners saw a need to permanently continue this old-age practice. What are some of the…
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11 Benefits of Homeschooling You Probably Didn’t Know

Many parents were forced to join the homeschooling bandwagon by the pandemic. Granted, some parents had been considering homeschooling their children even before lockdown. Homeschooling has been praised because of the freedom it gives to both…

10 Reasons Why Homeschooling Your Children Makes Them Smarter

Homeschooling had once been criticized for being old-fashioned. However, in recent years, it has become popular as more parents join the bandwagon. Proponents of the homeschooling system stated that it provided children with a firm educational,…

Studying Math Beyond Age 16 Is Good For Brain Development

Math is vital in learning as it gives students important life skills. For example, they can measure, solve problems, use and understand shapes, to mention but a few. With the skills gained, a child can apply mathematics in society. That is…

Do Cognitive Exercises Help Children Boost Their Math Skills?

If a child is struggling with math, it's usually because they haven't developed strong cognitive skills to execute basic computations. Cognitive development is basically reasoning, memory, problem-solving, and thinking skills. It is important…

5 Reasons Students Prefer Home Tuition

Home tuition is gaining popularity with students, especially those expecting to sit for national, or entry-level exams. The popularity has been blamed on the traditional school system which has crushed learners' confidence, causing them to…

7 Ways to Get Into The Study Mindset

As a student, studying takes the biggest chunk of your time. After all, so much is at stake. With schooling being the getaway to a better life, you don't want to get things wrong for that will be disastrous. So how do you make yourself study…
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5 Ways to Prepare and Pass Exams

Whether your child is in primary school, secondary school, or at the university, they will never avoid exams. Whatever the curriculum they undertake: IGCSE, IB, 844, or even the newly introduced Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC), the learner…

10 Things Homeschoolers Don’t Have To Do

You might have started homeschooling this year. Or, like many parents, you may have joined the homeschooling ranks not by choice, but by being forced by the Covid 19 pandemic. Whichever way you began, you might have had an idea or two about…