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Off the Beaten Path of Learning


“Home” for some is the place they grew up; for me, it’s anywhere I want it to be.

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Travel and Homeschool all in ONE

-Mavis Manns

One the fun ways of our travelling is being able to not only teach our kids different cultures and way of life but also homeschooling them while travelling around the world.

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Why do kids need to learn ‘soft skills’?

-W. Douglas Tynan

Soft skills are a broad set of skills, competencies, behaviors, attitudes, and personal qualities that enable people to effectively navigate their environment, work well with others, perform well, and achieve their goals.

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The Soft Skills Disconnect

-National Soft Skills Association

Research conducted by Harvard University, the Carnegie Foundation and Stanford Research Center has all concluded that 85% of job success comes from having well‐developed soft and people skills

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Why Childhood Social Skills are Important

-Early Learning

While knowing the alphabet or understanding what the number three actually means is important, a study 1 spanning 20 years has found that a kindergartener’s social skills are a big part of what determines...

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Why Soft Skills Matter

-The Mind Tools content team

To get, and keep, a job you typically need a repertoire of technical skills. Dentists need to know how to fill cavities. Secretaries need to type 100+ words per minute. Accountants need to be certified.

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“Life Skills develop right attitudes to think smartly, act smartly, and to live consciously”

- Rajeev Ranjan