Category Archives: Starting Homeschool

Making the Home a Positive Education Environment (Dr Latif Kamaluddin, 2000)

This was a paper presented the FamilyPlace Education Forum held on July 29, 2000 by Dr Latif Kamaluddin (Reported by Lydia Teh) *We hope you find this useful and insightful coming from a parent and educationist. KVWL I don’t have any … Continue reading

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PARENT-INITIATED PLAYGROUPS (Chong Wai Leng, 2000)

  Continuing our previously published articles on FAMILYPLACE (a project funded by DAGS), might be useful to some. FamilyPlace was the predecessor of  Learning Beyond Schooling when our children were very young and reflected our thoughts as young(er parents). This … Continue reading

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A-Z of Homeschooling: D is for Death

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A-Z of Homeschooling: B is for Being

Every child throughout the modern ages have been asked the one most important question of their lives: “What would you like to be when you grow up?”

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Trust your Children

We should never lose sight of the fact that children CAN figure things out for themselves if we can trust ourselves to TRUST them! Our ability to trust ourselves has been erroneously taken away by an entity called the “institution”, … Continue reading

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Q & A (13): How we Homeschool?

A school student from Puchong, posting some interesting and sharp questions on homeschooling…….Here are Wai Leng’s answers How Do you Homeschool?

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What do children learn?

The first lesson I teach is confusion. Everything I teach is out of context. I teach the un-relating of everything. I teach dis-connections. I teach too much: the orbiting of planets, the law of large numbers, slavery, adjectives, architectural drawing, … Continue reading

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