It’s no secret that we live in an achievement-centric society, where it feels like there are insane expectations on us and our children just to keep up. In the frenzy of trying to give our children holistic childhoods and seek the best from them, we can end up placing incredible demands on them. How can we then encourage our children when it comes to academics? … Continue reading How to Motivate Your Child to Be Successful
When it comes to English, mastering the fundamentals of grammar and its correct usage is essential for your child to do well in the subject. However, despite many years of learning the language and going through numerous practice assessments, some students may still find themselves making errors that could have been avoided and thus saving them a few extra points. Ms Suritha Shah, a PSLE … Continue reading 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid in PSLE English
Some children may face difficulty in focusing while doing their homework or during quiet time activities such as writing and colouring. This can be frustrating for parents as children with short attention span tend to get bored and impatient very easily, which causes them to lack motivation and self-initiative in learning activities. According to child developmental experts, the average duration of a child’s attention span … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips to Improve Your Child’s Attention Span
Here in Singapore, students embark on the learning journey to discover the wonders of science in primary 3. While most students start off the journey filled with high hopes and excitement (after all, science truly is a fascinating subject filled with amazing discoveries), they may soon lose interest in the subject upon learning that their love and interest may not be enough to help them … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Your P3 Child to Love Science
Tests and exams can be a major source of stress during the schooling years for both children and their parents. However, there are ways to help your child cope with the pressure and ace the exams. Here are some simple pointers to help you get started: 1. Look out for the signs of exam stress Recognise the warning signs that your child is feeling stressed … Continue reading These Expert Tips Can Help Your Child Beat Exam Stress!
From your children’s daily schedule to your email and social media passwords, the list of things that you need to remember daily is pretty exhaustive. Chances are, your children might be grappling with the same issues too, especially when exams draw near. Fret not – all hope is not lost just yet! There is a group of “memory athletes” whose main goal is to help … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Remember What You Learn
We all want our children to do well in their studies and exams, especially the all-important PSLE in Primary 6. While current P6 students are feeling the stress and are frantically doing what they can to prepare for PSLE which is just months away, this does not make things any easier for your child in Primary 5 who will be in the exact situation next … Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do to Help Your P5 Child Prepare for PSLE