Tag Archives: learning

Simple but Not Easy

Learning should be more like kindergartens, good old play-based kindergarten that is. Playful exploration and for the learners to have a choice is really the way to go. This is indeed simple but not easy. Learning through learner-led projects, as … Continue reading

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Joyful Cool Cats

It finally happened – a series of workshops based on Creative Cool Cat – TIM-BUG-Tool. It was a four one-and-a-half-hour sessions with the staff of Yishun Student Care. They were such a delightful group to walk through the three TIM-BUG-Tool stages … Continue reading

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Circle, Circle, Circus

Recently, I had the privilege of running an Artsplorer series with a group of homeschoolers age ranging from 6 to 10 years old. It was just three meetings built around using circles called Circle, Circle, Circus. We explored the elements … Continue reading

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Science of Learning

Have you heard of learning scientists? Or learning engineers? These are the experts in how we learn and who are able to help us apply this knowledge in the design of learning experiences. But they are not the same as teachers though. … Continue reading

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Play Play (Ep 3)

“The Dramatic Play” Photo credit: clarita from morguefile.com It is perhaps no coincidence that putting up a dramatic presentation is also called presenting a play. Imaginative play, also called masak-masak in local parlance, is (and hopefully not just used to … Continue reading

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