A Demonstration Of Resilience, Not Intelligence

When a child fails to produce good results, it is but a demonstration of her/his inability to engage with her/his environment using her/his natural potential. To say that the child is not intelligent is daylight robbery of her/his personal dignity. Even the humblest of creatures can show signs of intelligence. (Maria Montessori, the Absorbent Mind.)

Learn Modulation Of Language

There are a few techniques used by teachers, salespersons, actors, actresses, news presenters and singers to make their performance interesting to their listeners, viewers or audience. It is the way they give pitch to their voice and intonate their speeches Read More …

Prepared learning environment filled with love and dedication

10 weeks ago, I was still in Australia enjoying summer vacation. When I arrived back home, I received a phone call from my daughter’s Mandarin tutor. She spoke to me in English with a very heavy Mandarin accent, “Hello! Is Read More …

Reflections: Endangered Language

His grandmother turns towards him and says, “Cepat! Bus dah nak datang. Cepat pakai sepatu.” As she says this, she points her finger towards the pairs of school shoes and socks which are lying near the door, one hand holding Read More …