Category Archives: Cooperative Learning Initiative

The CLiC Experience – An open invitation

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be unschooling with other unschoolers? Do you wish to experience learning with fun, freedom and friendship? Homeschooling can be quite lonely without a regular group of friends to do activities … 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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Happy New Year!

We are Malaysian Chinese – a part of a large migratory flock of overseas Chinese whose ancestors moved out of poverty-stricken China almost a century ago to seek better lives elsewhere. Chinese New Year reinforces our identity through its culture … 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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From hobby to money!

Well, it has been more than a week since Sam discovered the art of making marshmallows from YouTube. After causing a sugar explosion in my kitchen and getting an earful from me, Sam has changed her ways. Now, she has … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Community

Tonight we celebrate  one important aspect of homeschooling: community!  Learning, loving and living  cannot occur without it.  Because community… is the air that we breathe. Is the water that sustains us. Is the sunshine that gives life!  We cannot do it … Continue reading

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CLIC 2.0

CLIC is a concept. Not a place. Parents need to be proactive when it comes to the education of our kids. we must stop looking outside for answers and start looking within for real solutions. We have to ask ourselves … Continue reading

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