Category Archives: In the news

Patch Poll: Unschooling Vs. Traditional Education

Interesting article to share ….students play a bigger role in deciding what they want to learn, and fundamentals and life skills are taught simultaneously. Science can be studied by exploring the nature around them, social studies by traveling aboard with … Continue reading

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Life lessons in homeschooling « The Straits Times Blogs

We found this articles in the NST (Blog in Singapore). I guess homeschooling is happening everywhere. Enjoy! HOMESCHOOL ROCKS!  wlkv That is really the most important thing I learned in my time outside of the formal educational system: You learn … Continue reading

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Unschoolers learn what they want, when they want (CNN.com)

We like this articles as it resonates with the approach we are having with our kids and the kids (& parents) at CLiC. We are the “elite” 10% 😉 UNSCHOOLERS ROCKS!  (CNN) — Six-year-old Karina Ricci doesn’t ever have a typical day. … 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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Should schools look to Asia? No

This is an interesting articulate that reflects the challenges and the need to overhaul Asian education systems. South Korea is on the brink of overhauling its education system. Last month the government announced plans to stop schools operating on Saturdays … Continue reading

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Trends: At home at school

Here’s an article about us in the NST in conjunction with the Digi WWWOW Awards 2011. We are not sure we won but it does not matter, we would like to take the opportunity to thank you for voting for … 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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