Category Archives: Commentary

School’s out forever for ‘unschoolers’

  Another interesting article on the introducing to unschooling. Of course there are those who disagree – I think that’s fine. Diversity is interesting. Unschooling has been around for several decades, but advocates say there has been an uptick as … Continue reading

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The educational value of creative disobedience

We continue to see the value of “breaking out” and “looking at things differently”, this article resonates closely to our thoughts. Enjoy! “The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply … Continue reading

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The Regenerative Power of New Parks

We thought this is an interesting article to share. This make our ART@de Park, meaningful.

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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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