Category Archives: Resource & Materials

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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Invest in Teachers – The Art of Teaching

A teacher is someone who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework – Lily Tomlin Found this interesting piece. What is your definitation of teacher? Read on…..

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Dumbo Feather – Sir Ken Robinson is an Education Reformer

Sir Ken Robinson is our inspiration, confirming our firm belief that every child has the ability to learn in their own way – and be special. Read on…. http://dumbofeather.com/delve/article/sir-ken-robinson-is-an-education-reformer/

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Dyslexia is a gift, not a curse!

Dyslexia is a gift, not a curse! If you still haven’t heard of dyslexia, you must be living in Mars! Because more and more children are diagnosed with this condition in the 21st century! What is dyslexia? It is a … Continue reading

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Alternatives

Thoughts and reflections from Alternatives (from Edward de Bono ‘s book “How to Have a Beautiful Mind”)

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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: 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: 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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Are You Nourishing your Children’s SPARK?

A very interesting and inspiring presentation by Peter Benson, a must watch! Help you understand your potential, how to nourish it and grow it!

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