Most educational systems focus on developing the mind.
What about the heart?
Which socio-emotional skills can be taught
to help deal with an increasingly complex world?
If we want our children to thrive,
they need to understand themselves
at least as well as they understand books!
But if we're taught to always seek for answers outside of us,
how can we learn to trust that the secret to life lies within?
What can be learned from alternative schooling methods?
The hands-on learning from Montessori;
The magic of Waldorf;
The social intelligence of unschooling;
The spontaneity of free schools –
Each method has something valuable to teach us.
A globally-recommended minute of silence and contemplation.
Every day, our children take a moment to look within.
What do they discover?
An infinite universe waiting to be explored.
Which practical skills would have been really useful to have learned in school?
What if you had learned how to:
• Manage your finances like a Pro, & pay taxes!
• Build a website & write basic code
• Make graphic art & get marketing skills
• Cook, or even grow food at home
• Organize any area of your life, masterfully
• Evaluate your habits and use of time
It's a new world out there.
Which new skills – inner and outer – do we actually need for it?