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Articles tagged as Homeschooling

  • Homeschooling Webinar With Krsnanandini Dasi

    Krsnanandini dasi is a true warrior! Although she has recently gone into the stage of hospice care at home after a painful battle with cancer, her service spirit remains undaunted. She will be the guest presenter at yet another webinar – this time, sharing her homeschooling experience.

  • Aid during School Closures: Srimad Bhagavatam for Young Readers

    Many devotee parents are often wondering how to meaningfully engage their home-bound children in devotional activities, which is especially relevant during the weeks of school closures. A great remedy could be a book series by Aruddha Dasi, entitled as Srimad Bhagavatam: A Comprehensive Guide for Young Readers.

  • First Krishna Homeschool Convention

    Forty four adults and nineteen children came together in the home of Sri Sri Kishore Kishori in Chicago during the weekend of July 13 and 14 to participate in the first-ever Krishna Homeschool Convention.

  • First-Ever Krishna Homeschool Convention To Be Held in Chicago

    Sri Sri Kisore Kisori Mandir will host grahasthas who are currently homeschooling their children, or considering it as an option for the future, for a first of it's kind "Krishna Homeschool Convention" to be held on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. 

  • A First-of-it's-kind Krishna Homeschool Convention

    The unique feature of this convention will be multiple panelists and presenters with experience in homeschooling.

  • Gopal’s Garden: New Vrindaban's Family School

    Just down the hill from the Sri Sri Radha Vrindabanchandra Mandir, in a simple wooden building under the shade of tall, leafy oaks and maples, lies the key to New Vrindaban’s future. Four children are currently taught in the brightly painted aqua classroom of Gopal’s Garden, a homeschool co-op established in 2007. That may not be many, but it doesn’t make Gopal’s Garden any less important to New Vrindaban’s families, or to the very foundations of the community.

  • “School Without Walls” A Good Fit for Hare Krishna Children

    Nancy De Luca Stempel (Nandapatni Dasi) the Executive Director of the Learning Community International, a private school “Without Walls” claims her school’s unique learning style is a good fit for ISKCON children. 

  • Seven Undeniable Reasons to Homeschool Children
    Even well-intentioned teachers are fettered with administrative tasks, required texts, and overcrowded classrooms. Home schooling eliminates those issues. You can determine children's actual educational interests and let them focus on them at their pace.
  • New Book: Homeschooling Krishna's Children by Aruddha Devi Dasi
    Many ISKCON devotee parents are finding that traditional schools do not offer a spiritually nourishing environment for their children, and an increasing number are choosing to homeschool. This guide will help these parents instill in their children strong Krishna-conscious values while giving them a solid academic education.
  • Six Reasons to Homeschool Your Children

    There are over 2 million home-educated children in the US, and this number is growing at 2% to 8% per year. This is not surprising, given the dismal track record of the public school system. If you have ever considered homeschooling your children (or even if you have not), here are six reasons to do it.

  • D.C. Devotees Encourage Their Son’s Individuality to Thrive in Homeschool
    When they encouraged their son Nimai to pursue his own interests while homeschooling, Washington D.C. husband and wife couple Vidarbha Suta Dasi and Lokadhyaksha Dasa saw his personality grow and his individual skills thrive exponentially.