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Top Tips on How to Ace Your Oral Exam

SEAB syllabus: PSLE: AO1 read with good pronunciation, clear articulation and appropriate intonation in order to convey the information, ideas and feelings in a passage AO2 produce a well-paced, fluent reading of a passage AO3 express their personal opinions, ideas and experiences clearly and effectively in conversing with the examiner AO4 speak fluently and with […]

Can Games Like Pokemon Go Become A Major Distraction for Students?

Times have changed. Almost everyone has a mobile phone these days. Students have more reasons to be distracted, and research has shown that many students do, in fact, get distracted by their smart devices. Although most local schools ban the use of mobile phones during lessons, students do still bring them to school. And whenever […]

Real Life Accounts of Student Learning (PSLE & O Levels) - 8 Learning Points

Time flies and the year 2016 is coming to an end. Before the year comes to a close, I’d like to sum up some of the highs and lows of the year. Yes, results are important. But I think what will be beneficial for everyone is to learn what contributes to the success of the […]

The Journey of Scoring As

When I take on new students, they usually belong to one of two groups. The first group of students are far from their primary objective, which means that they are mostly just borderline cases. The second group are the smart ones. They learn fast and can usually do well in their exams. I have taken […]

To Hire or Not to Hire a Private Tutor?

The topic of whether to hire a private tutor comes up over and over again. Articles about private tutoring appear in the news on a regular basis. I often find such articles to be both interesting and educational. Most of these articles tend to discuss about the reasons why parents enroll their children in private […]

Top 10 Factors For Academic Regression

Most parents just think about their child’s progression. Few think about regression. Regression means that the child’s performance, instead of improving, is getting from bad to worse. Here are a few factors that I have noticed from my own teaching experience. Complacency. The child was worried about his results because he had been failing his […]