Systems Thinking – balance between critical thinking and emotional stability.

This year, is my son’s first year in school. As a parent, I can say that choosing the right school for our children is one of the toughest decisions we will have as parents.

My son’s way of learning are kinesthetic and auditory. He can easily learn things through actions and most especially through music, so enrolling him into a traditional school set-up might not work for him. As parents, we want the best for our children. We want them to enjoy their first school experience and learn without pressure and let them be kids. After all, “minsan lang sila bata.”

We are located in the South, but in case you are nearby Quezon City, I recommend Benedictine International School. I love their approach. They utilize Systems Thinking, one of the newest approaches to education and child-rearing and is primarily attributed to Peter Senge, an American scientist and MIT Senior Lecturer, Author and Founding Chair of Society for Organizational Learning (SOL).

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