Category Archives: Thoughts and Ideas

Adding Meaning to CNY celebrations

  The Chinese New Year greeting, Gongxi Facai (“Wishing You lots of Wealth!) is so overtly money-centered, as with a lot of aspects of the celebration that I prefer to teach our kids to say “Xin nien kuai le” (New … Continue reading

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Learning Without Schooling: 3rd Week of January 2014

It’s been another hectic week loaded with activities! Not that we intentionally want to fill up our days, but somehow things just fill themselves in! So here is another recap of what transpired this week: Ice- skating party! Tuesday, 21st … Continue reading

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Amrita’s FIRST professional song

Dear Friends, Happy New Year to you and your family! I am happy to announce that Amrita’s first professionally recorded song will be released on February 25th, 2014!  Her song entitled “Goodbye” was written exclusively for Rock for Ronan – … Continue reading

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Reclaim, Rejoice, Resolve for 2014!

It’s been another good year for us, and we are grateful for the another year of making new friends and strengthening existing ones, and doing various fun activities together as an unschooling community! This year was truly a year of … Continue reading

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The Story of Sam in Sir Ken Robinson’s latest book: “Finding Your Element”!

Since Sir Ken Robinson’s highly successful bestseller The Element made such a great impact on parents and educators around the world, we have been great fans of his and have made regular references to his book in our talks. And … Continue reading

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How to Homeschool (Part 2)

Our approach We practise a child-led, interest-driven approach whereby the child is the path-finder and our role as parents is to help open the doors of knowledge by setting up scaffoldings to help the child manoevre along the obstacles-laden path … Continue reading

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How to homeschool? (Part 1)

Before you jump into purchasing expensive packaged curriculum, or signing your child into centers that claim to do the homeschooling for you, STOP to think about why you wish to homeschool your child. Do you feel that: A. The schooling … Continue reading

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