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Grace Gaston-Dousel

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Grace Gaston-Dousel
Grace Gaston-Dousel is a writer, teacher, researcher, and artist who enjoys learning more about the world as she homeschools her children. She serves as Family Advisor at Homeschool Global.

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For the Iskolar ng Bayan

Opinion
To be an “Iskolar ng Bayan” in the ‘90s while studying in UP Diliman meant paying tuition of at least P5,000 per semester. My sister was an engineering student, ...
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How to get started with homeschooling

Feature Opinion
I have been receiving a lot of questions lately from families who want to try homeschooling. Many of them are young parents who want to ensure the education of ...
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Whose fault is it if the homeschooled kid performs below par?

Feature Opinion
I was recently asked a vital question about homeschooling that made me really think hard. Whose fault is it when a homeschooled kid performs below par: the curriculum, ...
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A daughter’s letter

News
Psychologists and counselors say that when overwhelmed with pain, it is helpful to pen one’s thoughts. It allows the hurting to find his/her way to the path of healing. Because ...
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Some things can never be forgotten

Opinion
“Fade to black.” I remember hearing these words each time a production comes to a close during my TV production classes in college. It was in one of ...
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Davao is my home

Opinion
I was born and raised in Manila. I studied there from kindergarten to post-graduate school. But I call Davao my home. I am grateful for the years that I ...
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Why homeschool?

Life
“Do you want to be homeschooled?” I asked my then 4 year-old-son. “Homeschooling? Does that mean we study at home?” “Yes.” “Who will be my teacher?” “Me!” I ...
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Criticizing the President and praying for him can go together

Opinion
The recent weeks have been exasperating! I don’t think I have to enumerate in detail what all have been taking place around us to explain my impassioned opening ...
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Tremors in the heart: Making sense of the Davao blast and other tragedies in life

Opinion
Death, when it knocks at your door, by any manner, is guest who would always bring pain and leave a gaping hole in your heart. The past four ...
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SILENT NO MORE:  Why I choose to pray for President Duterte — and the country

Opinion
I was never into matters of politics, not even when I was a Mass Communications student at the University of the Philippines (Diliman).  In fact, I nearly flunked ...
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