Category: art & culture

Seeing Sulu

I finally got around to editing the video my wife shot at the reading I was a part of in January. I read four poems and a piece from the novel I am “working” on. It was not my best…

In Praise of Appreciation

The key characteristic of appreciation education is its focus on a child’s strengths and fortes and building upon them, in a bid to awaken a child’s mentality that “I am a good child”. Conversely, a negative education would be one…

I Not Stupid Also

The movie, I Not Stupid Too, dramatically presents the academic and emotional stress students in Singapore schools face from their parents, teachers, and themselves. As a nation that claims its only natural resource is its population, the situations presented in…