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Self-Control Precedes Success

by Dr Shen Li Lee “Self-control precedes success” was what one of my school teachers always used to say. The real meaning of the adage used to fly right over the top of my head. It wasn’t until I learned about Walter Mischel’s famous marshmallow study that I finally...

Number Patterns on Social Media

by KC Yan If you had been on Facebook for some time, it’s very likely that you would have come across a certain type of numbers puzzles streaming your feed. Clearly, they’re not quite the typical numerical puzzles that often appear in school math books; rather,...

Quick English Aid #1: Word Bank vs Word Cline

by Alyssa Chen Recently, a few parents approached me if I am currently providing tuition in EL since I taught English in a secondary school for the past 7 years. Though I am not providing this service at the moment, I decided to start a series of posts to provide EL...

How to Make Great Sex Happen – for Life

by Sarah Chua / Focus on the Family Most couples enter into marriage expecting great sex to happen naturally. After all, how can sex not be great between two loving, consenting adults in a committed relationship? However, just as great marriages do not just happen,...

My Brilliant Brain: Make Me a Genius

In part 3 of My Brilliant Brain, the documentary features Hungarian-born Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar – the first woman to break the gender barrier in a formerly male-dominated game. At the age of 4, Susan was an ordinary child with no remarkable genius abilities....

Singapore Math Books on the Bar Model Method

In recent years, because of the popularity of Singapore math books being promoted and used in many countries, suddenly local publishers seemed to have been hit by an aha! moment. They realized that it’s timely (or simply long overdue?) that they should come up with a...

Magic Maths Model by Kai

Quite often, Primary 5 and 6 students find that 50 minutes for Mathematics Paper 1 is a rather short time to complete the paper comfortably. One of the common causes is that many of these students solve MCQs in the same ways that they would solve other word problems....

How PSLE changes will affect the DSA landscape

Recently, the Ministry of Education announced new changes to the PSLE marking scheme which will be implemented in 2021. With the introduction of Achievement Levels (ALs), it will be easier for children to achieve the required score to enter into the school of their...

Magic Maths Model

The following 3 key steps to ace PSLE Math will be emphasized during the practice exam on 23 July 2016, Saturday. For more information, click on the following event link:...

My Brilliant Brain: Accidental Genius

Accidental Genius In part 2 of My Brilliant Brain, the documentary features two “accidental geniuses”: George Widener – a prodigious savant with amazing skills in calendar calculating and art; and Tommy McHugh – the victim of a stroke who recovered and discovered his...

The Lighter Side of Innumeracy

Scanning a QR Code may still work! From: Scott Stratten’s “QR Codes Kill Kittens“Most of us may not admit it, but we’ve all fallen victim to the lure of innumeracy—the mathematical equivalent of illiteracy—consciously or unconsciously. Here are twenty of my favorite...

Stack Modeling as Mathematical Art

Gain that competitive edge, by being a creative Singapore math educator and problem solver! Title available on App Store and Google play.One Singapore’s problem-solving strategy that is gaining currency among more and more local teachers in Singapore is the Stack...

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