MindChamps’ World Advisory Board Member and Mentor Principal, Mrs Carmee Lim, has been accorded the Queensland University of Technology’s Outstanding Alumni Award for the Education Faculty earlier this month. She was accorded this award due to her outstanding achievements in education and for being a respected and visionary educator who has influenced generations of young learners and their teachers, entrepreneurs and civic leaders across Singapore … Continue reading Carmee Lim Wins Outstanding Alumni Award for Faculty of Education
Located at the Midview City commercial building, MindChamps PreSchool @ Bishan is a short distance away from the districts of Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Toa Payoh, Yio Chu Kang, Lornie and Thomson. This makes the centre easily accessible for parents who are residing and/or working in the North and North East of Singapore. The centre also provides school bus service that connects to various areas, including Sengkang … Continue reading MindChamps PreSchool @ Bishan
CHAMPION VALUES PROGRAM The Champion Values Program is the only program of its kind that nurtures CHAMPION VALUES in your child! The program nurtures children to be respectful towards others and their ideas as well as develops them to express themselves without fear. Emphasis will be placed on cultivating each child’s ability to see the beauty within others and embracing feedback as a seed for … Continue reading September School Holiday Workshop
by Mr Brian Caswell, MindChamps‘ Dean of Research & Program Development The brain of a child is a work in progress – it does not respond the way an adult’s brain does. Studies have shown that the mind of a child is most receptive when it is engaged via the emotions. Hence, positive feelings of enjoyment, security and calm promote learning. And by learning, we … Continue reading 3 essential tips to inspire your child to learn
Experts worldwide agree that reading is a process involving a number of key skills – with mastery of phonics being just one. 1) Engagement Actively engaging your child to develop the love for reading and writing If your child is actively engaged, he/she will enjoy the process of reading. This leads to the ability to read aloud with rich expression. If your child loves reading, … Continue reading Build a strong reader with these 8 critical aspects!
Allow them to choose their own books. Most bookstores have a reading corner where children are allowed to choose and browse. Make a visit to the bookstore as exciting and as positive as visiting a toy store. Make sure that they have time to read for pleasure. Try not to fill your children’s day so much that they do not have the leisure to … Continue reading 8 Easy Ways to Raise a Reader
How children fare in their PSLE will determine their choices in their secondary and tertiary studies, and potentially their future. Students who fare poorly in exams are more often than not failing to connect with the content they are being taught. It is seldom a reflection on the children’s ability, or even on the curriculum content. Rather, the method of instruction is failing the children. In … Continue reading How to best start preparing for the PSLE Examination?
Non-readers lag behind academically, handicapped by poor reading comprehension in all subjects, from maths to science. Thus, reading is a foundational skill with wide ripple effects. Tan Tarn How (Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies) and Loh Chin Ee (Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Education), discusses the importance of cultivating love for reading especially amongst children, how reading can help … Continue reading Why is developing the love for reading so important