Category Archives: Questions & Answers

The End of College

– Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere – by Kevin Carey This is the kind of book I wish I could have written! Nevertheless when I came across it at a bookshop not long ago, I … Continue reading

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Amrita Soon – from clueless teen to singer-songwriter

Like most little girls, all Amrita had wanted to be was a ballerina. Together with her younger sister Sam, they sang and danced all day and everyday and that was very much their childhood. One day, little Sam declared that … Continue reading

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How to nurture confident children (full interview).

Have you ever had to deal with the problem of your children having issues of lack of self confidence or low self esteem? I have 3 kids aged: Amrita (17), Samanta (16) and Arian (9) and issues of a lack … Continue reading

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Which method shall we adopt?

Which method shall we adopt for our children? Montessori? Glen Doman?Kumon? Waldorf? Mental Math? Right brain, Left Brain? The choices out there are many! But we are practitioners of none. Here are our reasons:

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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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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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Q&A (16): It’s about LEARNING, not systems.

Somene asked us the other day: “As homeschoolers, what system should one adopt?” Our answer: What we parents should be exploring is not what system or schooling to adopt but go deeply into what learning truly this. This involves understanding … Continue reading

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