Field notes is a place for our contributors (educators, students, and creatives) to post thoughts, wonderings, and questions that come up when they are in the field. It’s a place for un unedited and honest collective journal of our journey towards better learning and education

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Who Are You Not to Be?

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.… Read More

Ottiya’s Favorite Quotes

At Ottiya, we discover and explore new visions for creative learning with a lifelong kindergarten approach. More specifically, we want to learn and share about what meaningful, creative, and fun learning and… Read More

Coming Soon: The Ottiya Play Issue

In the upcoming Play Issue of the Ottiya Magazine, we’re exploring the relevance of play in learning and education. With contributors from the US, Japan, Finland, Ghana, and other countries,… Read More

Growing Pains

JoyCare, a non-profit foundation dedicated to providing affordable childcare for low-income families in Jakarta, Indonesia, journeys through the challenges of expansion and refinement. * * * Sandy Ooi (27), founder… Read More