Category Archives: Workshops

Future Problem Solving: Critical & Innovative Thinking Skills

Spending 2 Sundays attending coaching program on problem solving. To be specific, *future* problem solving. We believe this is will be important skill and capacity to help our children build resilience and sustainability in a very unpredictable future. While structure … Continue reading

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How to Homeschool (Part 2)

Our approach We practise a child-led, interest-driven approach whereby the child is the path-finder and our role as parents is to help open the doors of knowledge by setting up scaffoldings to help the child manoevre along the obstacles-laden path … Continue reading

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Freedom in learning

It’s Tuesday morning. The sun is hot and intense. The children are playing in the cool shade under the tree. Wei (12) picks up a Chinese yoyo and starts to play with it. He is confident and adept at spinning … Continue reading

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Protected: Hacking Your Education: PRESENTATION FILES

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Making the Home a Positive Education Environment (Dr Latif Kamaluddin, 2000)

This was a paper presented the FamilyPlace Education Forum held on July 29, 2000 by Dr Latif Kamaluddin (Reported by Lydia Teh) *We hope you find this useful and insightful coming from a parent and educationist. KVWL I don’t have any … Continue reading

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PARENT-INITIATED PLAYGROUPS (Chong Wai Leng, 2000)

  Continuing our previously published articles on FAMILYPLACE (a project funded by DAGS), might be useful to some. FamilyPlace was the predecessor of  Learning Beyond Schooling when our children were very young and reflected our thoughts as young(er parents). This … Continue reading

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Upcoming activities in May 2011

Dear Friends, We are happy to announce the following activities coming in May 2011 May 7, 2011 (1030am – 1200pm): Meditation Workshop. Seeing many children with “attention issues” and parents trying to cope we are introducing this program. Included in … Continue reading

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