Tag Archives: homeschooling

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 Story of CLiC – How we built a learning community from scratch!

When our kids were little, I dreamed of starting a school for them, after reading books on alternative education and rethinking schooling and rethinking the future! I learn that learning ought to be liberalized and personalized for the happiness of … Continue reading

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Karen the Cake-Conqueror

Congratulations to 16-year-old unschooler, Karen Leong Jian Yi, who won the gold medal in the recent Cake Challenge Malaysia 2014! beating many other older and more experienced cake-designers!  

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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 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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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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A – Z of Homeschooling: R is for Responsible Living (2)

We read for knowledge, information and pleasure (not necessarily in that order). But is the knowledge gained through reading alone adequate to impact positive change in our lives? Let’s think about it.

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A – Z of Homeschooling: O is for Ordinary, Out-of-the-Box and Original

In a seminar we were invited to conduct in Bukit Mertajam several months ago, our host introduced us thus, (in Mandarin) to the packed hall of about a hundred people: “This couple and their family are ordinary people like you … Continue reading

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School’s out forever for ‘unschoolers’

  Another interesting article on the introducing to unschooling. Of course there are those who disagree – I think that’s fine. Diversity is interesting. Unschooling has been around for several decades, but advocates say there has been an uptick as … Continue reading

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