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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
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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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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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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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
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
Hack your Education in Penang (BM)
If you are in Penang, we will be Bukit Mertajam – check is out!
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 →