Category Archives: Our home schooling experience

Things Your Child Can Do Other Than Study!

1. Play a musical instrument! Be a self-taught musician. Join a band. Hang out with musicians even though they may be excessively idiosyncratic. Because that is a mark of a genius! Be a life drummer, a kitchen orchestrator, a beat … Continue reading

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PEACE Gathering, July 28

What a night it was! We celebrated a COMMUNITY that brought us together. We celebrated a BIRTHDAY of a senior citizen. We celebrated FRIENDSHIPS old and new, that mattered. We celebrated with FOOD that did not cause the sacrifice of … 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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How far are you prepared to go with your kids?

Chong Wai Leng For us, we will go as far as the moon, if that is where our kids want to go! This is what we call, being fully and whole-hearted supportive. Or you can just say that we are … Continue reading

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Pertinent questions on homeschooling

Here is a refresher……. for those who have decided to walk the path of homeschooling 1. How do we start?

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The Best Schools in the World

The best schools in the world should be free because education should not come with a price tag! And the best curriculum should teach children as well as adults the meaning of friendship, happiness and inclusiveness. Life values should be … Continue reading

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The Story of Am

Amrita, or Am, as she is now fondly called, has always been a loving and responsible daughter.  At five years of age, she asked what “independent” meant, and when she got the answer, she said she wanted to be independent!

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A – Z of Homeschooling: R is for Responsible Living (2)

We read for knowledge, information and pleasure (not necessarily in that order). But is the knowledge gained through reading alone adequate to impact positive change in our lives? Let’s think about it.

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A – Z of homeschooling: R is for Reading

Judging from the plethora of books in the market on “How to teach your baby/child to read” and hundreds of similarly titled books, we can safely deduce that parents and educators view the ability to read (and starting as early … Continue reading

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A – Z of Homeschooling: O is for Ordinary, Out-of-the-Box and Original

In a seminar we were invited to conduct in Bukit Mertajam several months ago, our host introduced us thus, (in Mandarin) to the packed hall of about a hundred people: “This couple and their family are ordinary people like you … Continue reading

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