Category Archives: Thoughts and Ideas

My Blueprint for Education

1. Recognize the fact that EVERY CHILD LEARNS DIFFERENTLY, and hence learning needs to be individually catered for optimum success. No child is stupid – only the adults who imprint their stupidity on them are! Every child has something special … Continue reading

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“I am a vege-Arian!”

  Arian has been saying that he wants to be a vegetarian. It is hardly surprising since his sister is one. And so is his dad. But I was not convinced, not because I doubted his sincerity but because it … Continue reading

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Thinking Beyond Schooling

This is our response to a blog post by Christopher Teh http://christopherteh.com/blog/2012/06/homeschooling/ My motivation to teach my own stems less on how broken our education system is (although that is definitely one of the main reasons) but more on what … Continue reading

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Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki

  It is really painful to see what human beings can do to one another when we let anger, fear and hatred dominate our hearts. Let’s not forget and continue to offer prayers to people who are still suffering till … Continue reading

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A Crownless King

We watched the Olympic badminton finals live on tv like many other badminton fans in the country. We rejoiced when Chong Wei appeared to take control early on in the game. We agonized when Olympic title slipped through his fingers … Continue reading

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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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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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