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The Power of Play & Community in Learning

It all began with a question – Can we start something small and intimate, loving and inclusive, happy and positive for our children to learn and to grow and to have friends to play with, that does not get put … Continue reading

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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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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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Train rides to KL

Last week, on two consecutive days, I took some kids on a train ride from Subang to KL and back. The first was with 4 kids aged 6-9 and we were going to the Dewan Kraft in Jalan Raja Chulan. … Continue reading

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From hobby to money!

Well, it has been more than a week since Sam discovered the art of making marshmallows from YouTube. After causing a sugar explosion in my kitchen and getting an earful from me, Sam has changed her ways. Now, she has … Continue reading

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101 Creativity Tips for Educators

Very useful information for educators, at home or elsewhere. Creativity isn’t always something that just happens. It can take quite a bit of work to nurture, grow, and develop creativity, even for those who are immersed in creative and dynamic … Continue reading

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