Category Archives: Commentary

Ken Robinson On The Principles Of Creative Leadership

We have ways been fans of Sir Ken Robinson and we like article that articulates the value of creativity to the next level. What’s in our minds is how, in our home and learning environment nurture creativity in view of … Continue reading

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Reckless Curiosity…

What we really need is reckless curiousity! Tulley invokes musician Andrew Bird by saying “What the world needs now is reckless curiosity.” Brightworks thrives on that idea, reveling in the lessons learned from failure as much as mastering challenges. Students … Continue reading

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Can College Be Homeschooled?

This is an interesting piece. As homeschoolers, we often think that the goal of our children’s happiness depend on the type of job he or she gets – which in turn requires that college entrance and completion is the only … Continue reading

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Is College an Invaluable Waste of Time?

Interesting discussions on the meaning, purpose and most importantly – value of college. (CNN) — Is college an invaluable waste of time? You bet. But it’s about to get even more valuable.

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Meet My Teachers: Mom And Dad

WE LIKE THIS ARTICLE….. Not just because its a home schooling article. It is because the author correctly (in our opinion), the shift in the thinking of parents towards a future creative new economy. Here’s an excerpt: “One popular critique … Continue reading

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Q & A (14): Online Discussions with China Press, homeschooling in Malaysia

This the the original email Q & A between Wai Leng and Ms Yeong of the China Press before it got to the press. Enjoy and be inspired! From your web, I knew that instead of the main subjects, you … Continue reading

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發掘興趣引發學習(第二篇)

本地在家接受教育或家庭學校這個圈子,KV Soon(孫開汶)和 Chong Wai Leng(張慧玲)這對夫婦的名字擲地有聲。 他們擁有十多年的在家教育經驗,算是我國近代家庭學校的先驅。

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以人為本 家即學校(第一篇)

早上七時,正當許多孩子趕著上學途中,8歲的小傑才打個哈欠帶著睡意起床,媽媽正在準備早餐,香味四溢,大概是煮粥吧。 七點半,小傑洗滌完畢與媽媽爸爸一起在餐桌前享受媽媽的愛心早餐,八時許,爸爸出門上班,小傑與媽媽進書房,開始一天的學習。

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Not another homeschooling article on MSM

For the uninitiated, MSM = Main Stream Media, in this case specifically the New Straits Times.  Many people has asked us about this article on homeschool. This article appeared on Aug 8, 2010. What do we think?

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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

We always enjoyed Sen ken Robinson’s talks (on YouTube, we not really met him).  We like the part about passion and – WHAT EXCITES OUR SPIRIT AND OUR ENERGY. We agree that we truly need a revolution in education as … Continue reading

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