Jewelbots Jems

  • Why is curiosity more important than knowledge? + 5 ways to encourage it in children

    While we are meditating on this quote, let’s check out another one. This one comes from the infamous Albert Einstein. He has noted, “Curiosity is more important than knowledge.” Maybe in today’s educational system curiosity isn’t the thing that is mostly developed. Schools and, to a certain degree, even colleges later may focus on memorizing facts that have been pre-laid-out in the latest textbook. But shouldn’t we strive for our children to develop their curious minds? Shouldn’t we encourage them to be curious about the nature of things? Isn’t it better if they can reach conclusions on their own and connect the dots to see the bigger picture?
  • Homeschooling - yes or no - a questionnaire to get you started!

    If you are considering homeschooling your children, you may wonder whether this is the right choice for you. To help you out we have a questionnaire to get you started. Check our questions below and answer them honestly to see if homeschooling is the right road for you to take. 
  • 5 tips to a STEM-friendly space

      Does it seem difficult for you to make your home or classroom a STEM-friendly space?  Do you feel overwhelmed because of lack of space or knowle...
  • 18 ways to boost your child’s confidence

    Have you stopped to think for a second about where the word confidence comes from? It derives from the verb to confide – which means "to trust, t...
  • 11 homeschooling tips for beginners

    More and more families are recognizing homeschooling as their best educational choice. Since you are reading this article, you are most likely heading on the same road. As the benefits of homeschooling is a completely separate conversation, today we are focusing on real hands-on tips for beginners in homeschooling. Let’s dive in.
  • Science vs. arts – how do we choose which is right for our children?

    Today we are going to look at the “science or arts” debate from a very important point of view – the parenting one.

    How do we choose if our kids should be more focused on arts or sciences? Does this choice in our kids’ early years define what they will do in the future and if they will thrive better in their lives?