Quick English Aid #2: Making Cool Sentences

Quick English Aid #2: Making Cool Sentences

The Issues with Grammar How does one learn grammar? You know the drill. We spend the first six weeks of every school year drilling and re-drilling  parts of speech, phrases, clauses, types of sentences, punctuation, usage …. before realising that the students...
How To Get Real Face Time With Your Teen

How To Get Real Face Time With Your Teen

by Focus on the Family Teenagers – don’t we sometimes wish we understood them a little better, or knew what they were thinking? Why are they always staring at their screens? Why do they keep talking about finding meaning in life? Today’s teenagers are growing up in a...
5 Effective Ways To Build Your Child’s Vocabulary

5 Effective Ways To Build Your Child’s Vocabulary

by The Kidz Parade   A strong vocabulary paves the way for a child’s ability to learn, their ability to understand the world and their ability to communicate effectively with other people. The more words they know, the more they are able to make sense of what they...
Secondary 1 Math: The 4 Golden Rules of Negative Numbers

Secondary 1 Math: The 4 Golden Rules of Negative Numbers

by Jimmy Ling In my previous post for secondary 1, I have went through “Number Line and Negative Numbers“. You have learnt how to do addition and subtraction which involve negative numbers. Now, I want to share on how to do multiplication and division which involve...
How Dillion jumped from F to A2 (Upper Secondary English)

How Dillion jumped from F to A2 (Upper Secondary English)

by Jerry Lee   Dillon was my student in Primary 6.  I wrote about his PSLE success story here.  He came back for Upper Secondary English tuition last year.  He was Sec 3 then, and he had to come back because he just failed his English CA1. Failing Upper Secondary...