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The painful process of passion-finding – stories of struggling teens.

Finding one’s passion can be a long and painful process, because it doesn’t just fall on your lap and be embraced in delightful ecstasy. You need to try and search and fail and get up and try again and fail … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Not Holistic? Views from Homeschooling Parents

Parents responds to “Homeschooling may not be holistic after all.” Responses by Haslinda Haslim and Joshua Kam to: Homeschooling: May not be Holistic After All   Respond by Haslinda Halim First and foremost, to be fair to homeschoolers, people with … Continue reading

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Learning is what you make of it

February had whizzed past and we are in mid March already! We started swimming sessions with coaching by Amrita and Samanta, who were in competitive swimming in their younger days. It is so good to see them working with the … Continue reading

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Unschooling – Is it For You?

Unschooling 101 The term “unschooling” was coined in the 1970s and used by educator John Holt, widely regarded as the “father” of unschooling. Unschooling is an educational method and philosophy that rejects compulsory school as a primary means for learning. … 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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Workshop by Prof Confessore on Learning Autonomy

Learning Autonomy and Self-directed Learning (JUNE 5, 2010) REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED, APOLOGIES by Prof Gary Confessore This is a special event organized by LBS, specially for parents and individuals.  Prof Confessore gave a talk last year and opened us … Continue reading

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Homeschooling, Self-Directed Learning & the Autonomous Learner (Report by Sloane Mak)

  Written by Sloane Mak.                 On  Dec. 8th  FamilyPlace organized a talk by Professor Emeritus Gary Confessore, (Ed.D) of the Higher Education Administration of George Washington University who was kind enough to take … Continue reading

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