Category Archives: Letters & Emails

Homeschooling Not Holistic? Views from Homeschooling Parents

Parents responds to “Homeschooling may not be holistic after all.” Responses by Haslinda Haslim and Joshua Kam to: Homeschooling: May not be Holistic After All   Respond by Haslinda Halim First and foremost, to be fair to homeschoolers, people with … Continue reading

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Parents Have the Right to Educate our Children

This is an (edited) email response to a reader who wrote in. We received many email of such nature and are very similar – some may be able to relate.  This person’s child is now in primary 2 of a … Continue reading

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Q & A on Homeschooling (5): What Qualifications Do I Need to be a Homeschooling Parent

This is another common and interesting question. We are so familiar (or brainwashed) to the fact that to teach, need to be taught to teach -have paper and a certificate from college.  We received an email overly concerned about not … Continue reading

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How to homeschool: Some things to ponder on

In response to starting homeschooling, we share with this parent about the need to think about education and our children a little deeper and seriously too.    Yes, choosing a school for your 6-year-old child seems like the most important … Continue reading

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Q & A on Homeschooling (4): Help! My Child Cannot Read

This is a response to a mother who is concerned about the fact that her 5 year old child could write well but not read and wondered if reading comes before writing or writing comes before reading.  This mother also wanted to … Continue reading

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Q & A on Homeschooling (1): Is School Ready for My Child

This is an email to a mother whose son was labelled him “hyperactive” and a nuisance to others while in preschool and enrichment classes. As her son prepares to enter Year 1 next year, she is seriously considering homeschooling.  She expressed … Continue reading

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