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┬áDr 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 ┬áLearning 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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