Catherine Soon was one of the keynote speakers in 2019’s Homeschool convention. She shared her experiences overcoming challenges and criticisms as she homeschooled her children through PSLE. Jess Kuan: Thank you for taking the time to participate in this interview! Your topic was “PSLE before and after”. Can you tell us a little about that? […]Read more "Catherine Soon"
By Alan Jambulatov For decades, the world has grown up around the seemingly innocent and joyful Disney movies, influencing society and furthering globalism. From a young age, children will spend hours fantasizing about the magical lands and environments that surround the mystical animated royalty. However, are there issues surrounding the Disney princess of one’s childhood? […]Read more "Is there Anything Wrong with Disney Movies?"
By Micah Ford The transition from Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan to Angelica, New York has been a smooth one so far. In Nur-Sultan, I was given the privilege to run track and field year-round for two years, running indoors during the winters. This was because there was no such thing as cross country in the entire city […]Read more "A Glimpse of the Ups and Downs of XC"
By Phoebe Lim Ah, the allure of a new year, a new decade. It is a time of setting objectives that might seem realistic and completely attainable now, but will eventually be chalked up to another half-hearted New Years’ resolution or joked about as another “we tried but failed,” goal amongst friends. It is the […]Read more "Little Steps"
By Alan Jambulatov Years of careless use of the planet’s resources, spending without care, has led to an environmental crisis and a dangerously polluted world left for new generations to clean up. Rising movements against plastic waste have swept through social media, yet we continuously produce tons of debris. Plastic use as a second nature […]Read more "Wasted Earth"
By Phoebe Lim “Ildefonso was in love. He was so in love [with symbols and words],” Susan Schaller, an interpreter fluent in ASL, describes a man utterly without language, having been born deaf, comprehending the link between objects and their names for the first time. Schaller walked into her first class to bring sign language […]Read more "Thought and Language"
An interview with 2019 Homeschool Convention speaker, Eve Sam. A Malaysian Chinese mother of two, Eve sits down with The Homeschool Gazette to share about her keynote speech and inspiration. Jessica Shepherd: Thank you for sharing with us. Last year you spoke at the 2019 Homeschool convention, your topic was “Stillness in the unknown”. In […]Read more "Eve Sam"