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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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Ticket to Nashville

Ever since Amrita discovered Miley Ray Cyrus, Taylor Swift’s (eventually a host other musicians)  music at age 12, she was hooked on country music. She started learning the guitar (daddy taught her the only 3 chords that he knew – the … Continue reading

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A to Z of Homeschooling: N is for Natural Learning

What is natural learning? It is learning that comes naturally to the child. Natural learning is learning that is self-motivated …, it has to be interest-driven

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“Unschooling” is a viable option for Univ. students

This is an interesting piece – helps understands and opens our mind to approaches to college and higher education. We urge parents to rethink education and learning.

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Educating Children Effectively

Continuing a series of previously published articles on FAMILYPLACE, might be useful to some. FamilyPlace, a project funded by DAGS,  is the predecessor of  Learning Beyond Schooling when our children were very young and reflected our thoughts as young(er parents). … Continue reading

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